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  • Revelations that one in six older Australians experience abuse and around 46% of the abuse is perpetrated by their sons and daughters has increased calls for South Australia (SA) to strengthen laws to protect the elderly from pressure to access Assisted Suicide (Voluntary Assisted Dying). ACL’s South Australian Director, Christopher Brohier, said “This information about familial elder… Read More

  • An explicit, cartoon character book about sex aimed at young pre-pubescent children is available on the shelves of Big W and Target. Melissa Kang and Yumi Stynes’ book, Welcome to Sex: Your no-silly-questions guide to sexuality, pleasure and figuring it out, includes what many would regard as pornographic adult content. This book is far too explicit… Read More

  • The Australian Christian Lobby congratulates Senator Matt Canavan on his introduction of the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment Bill 2023, and the Senate for today referring the Bill to a Senate inquiry. Rob Norman, ACT’s ACL Director said, “ Canberrans will welcome the Senate’s consideration of whether there is sufficient community concern for the Federal… Read More

  • The Parliament has voted along partisan lines to conflate gender and sex in its new Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill. The Labor majority has bulldozed this anti-science, anti-women, anti-family bill into law even though a clear majority of submissions, including experts and women’s groups, were against the bill, according to the Australian Christian… Read More

  • The dismissal of Calvary Health Care’s application for an injunction to stop the takeover of Calvary Public Hospital by the ACT Supreme Court exposes the vulnerability of all Australians to totalitarianism by law, according to the Australian Christian Lobby. ACL’s ACT Political Director, Rob Norman, said today, “While there may be avenues of appeal, the… Read More

  • Appearing at the Senate Committee hearing today on the issue of babies who survive abortions being left to die, Michelle Pearse, ACL’s new CEO, called for the Human Rights (Children Born Alive Protection) Bill 2022 to be strengthened by including provisions for a child protection advocate to be provided to any baby showing signs of life. This… Read More

  • The outcome of the ACT Government’s hostile takeover of Canberra’s Catholic Calvary Public Hospital is now set to be resolved in the ACT Supreme Court. Lawyers for the hospital in the ACT Supreme Court hearing on Wednesday 7 June 2023 accused the ACT Labor-Greens Government of orchestrating an “active, hostile takeover” which could ultimately lead… Read More

  • LGB Tasmania’s billboard “Let Kids Be Kids” is the latest attempt to expose the harmful, irreversible “gender affirming” treatment recommended by the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute (TLRI).   Long-time campaigner against the TLRI recommendations, Tasmanian Director of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Christopher Brohier, said “LGB Tasmania’s billboard is a clear sign of the increasing… Read More

  • The “Welcome to Hell” sign greeting arrivals into Hobart airport is a diabolical, yet truthful, representation of the annual Dark Mofo event. The Australian Christian Lobby’s Tasmanian Director, Christopher Brohier, said, “For too long Tasmanians have been sold the lie that Dark Mofo is harmless fun, but no longer. The ‘Welcome to Hell’ sign in… Read More

  • Everyday Australians would be perplexed to know that, when it came to a vote on Wednesday 31 May, on the Honourable Sarah Game’s motion that because there are two sexes, gendered pronouns should continue to be used, the South Australian Upper House were unable to settle on a set of pronouns to reflect the scientific… Read More