The Australian Christian Lobby today welcomes the recommendations of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee regarding Penny Wong’s Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018.Read more
The South Australian parliament is currently considering the Greens’ radical Abortion Law Reform Bill, which removes the need for doctors to be involved in abortions and allows abortion up to and including birth.
This is a dangerous bill. It is dangerous for pre-born children, for vulnerable women and for the sanctity of life. So it was encouraging to see over 200 church and community leaders and others gather on Monday 4 February to hear great presentations on the problems with the bill.Read more
Consideration of the school freedom issue is ongoing, as the Senate returns this week to continue debate on the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students).
The Bill is an unnecessary solution for a non-existent problem and has unintended consequences which threaten the ability of faith-based bodies to teach their own values.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby today welcomes the long-anticipated public release of the Ruddock Review by the Morrison government, which includes protection of the charitable status for charities with a traditional marriage belief.Read more
Consideration of the school freedom issue is ongoing, as the Senate has moved to continue debate on the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018 next year.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby welcomes confirmation from Australian Government sources that Asia Bibi and her family will be offered asylum.
“This is momentous news for all who have lobbied so hard and so long for Asia Bibi,” said ACL managing director Martyn Iles.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby today warned that the radical amendments which passed Tasmania’s lower house last night will mean freedom of speech is now all but dead.Read more
The Senate’s inquiry into legislative exemptions for religious schools continues until the 26th of November. Meanwhile, thousands of parents are signing a petition for these freedoms to remain.Read more
Revelations today that Australians are being persecuted for their beliefs shine a light on the need for urgent religious freedom protections, the Australian Christian Lobby says.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby welcomes news of a review into freedom of speech across Australian universities.Read more