The murder of Hannah Clarke and her children has again brought the issue of domestic violence into the spotlight. How do we respond to those who say that Christianity is somehow responsible for violence against women?Read more
The same-sex marriage debate was democratically resolved in Australia one year ago today. The question now is whether the concerns raised during the campaign were legitimate or scaremongering.Read more
As 2018 gears up, Christians are reflecting on the changing environment we are in.
An important book of 2017 grapples with the growing cultural and political hostility towards followers of Jesus.
Strangers in a Strange Land is the work of Charles Chaput, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Philadelphia in the United States.Read more
What is likely to be a long struggle to re-establish freedom of speech and freedom of religion now begins.Read more
With the Parliament rejecting reasonable protections for freedom of speech and religion during the passing of legislation to redefine marriage last month, the Turnbull Government has established a religious freedom review panel headed by former MP Philip Ruddock.Read more
Happy New Year and welcome to another year at ACL.
I trust you and your family have enjoyed rest and relaxation over the Christmas period.
The ACL Team and I have benefitted from time out after a tumultuous 12 months.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby has condemned moves by the WA Government to remove surrogacy-law safeguards which would deliberately deprive children of their mother or father.Read more
For this week’s special summer collection of Voice for Values we hear from Dr Elisabeth Taylor speaking at EMBOLDEN, ACL’s 2017 national conference.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby has congratulated Victorian mother, Inessa Zorkina, who gathered 49,000 signatures in the last three weeks to petition against ‘gender fluidity’, which were tabled in the Federal Parliament on Monday.Read more
What can we do? This is a question I’ve been asked several times since we lost the plebiscite battle for the definition of marriage.
Last week’s rejection of freedom of speech by the Senate has sent shock waves through churches, mosques and Christian and Muslim schools.Read more