The Australian Christian Lobby has denounced the Western Australian government’s euthanasia laws as the most dangerous and unsafe in the world, with fewer protections than legislation recently passed in Victoria. Doctors will be allowed to raise Voluntary Assisted Dying ('VAD') with patients, and patients can take the poison without any supervision, which even controversial legislation in the Netherlands does not allow.
The Australian Christian Lobby has welcomed key changes to the Federal Government’s second draft of the Religious Discrimination Bill 2019 released today, whilst expressing concern that individuals of faith or ‘future Folaus’ may not be fully protected from workplace discrimination. “On the one hand the bill contains some meaningful improvements, but on the other hand, some obvious gaps still remain,” said ACL spokesperson, Dan Flynn.
The Australian Christian Lobby is disappointed with a South Australian Law Reform Institute report that strongly backs weaker abortion laws.
The Australian Christian Lobby is responding to today’s settlement between Israel Folau and Rugby Australia regarding his dismissal over a religious message posted to social media.
The Australian Christian Lobby welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement today that religious freedom reforms will be delayed, allowing Australian faith leaders’ concerns to receive more detailed consideration.
The Australian Christian Lobby has urged the South Australian government to retain chaplains in up to 45 public schools after The Advertiser reported today that the number of public primary and high schools with chaplains has been cut from 347 to 302 for the next three years.
Mums and dads could be left with nowhere to go with their child’s life-altering health questions if a Queensland government Bill tabled yesterday becomes law, the Australian Christian Lobby has warned.
The Australian Christian Lobby has expressed dismay that laws decriminalising prostitution passed the Northern Territory parliament on Tuesday night.
News overnight about Gold Coast raids on massage parlours suspected of being brothels should lead to the reform model that works, the Australian Christian Lobby urged this morning.
The Australian Christian Lobby is responding to requests from the media to comment on Israel Folau’s recent sermon.
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