Tasmania is in the midst of the gripping state election campaign with both major parties neck and neck ahead of election this weekend. Tune in to Voice for Values this week as we speak to ACL Tasmanian Director Mark Brown.Read more
Only a few days out from the election and Labor has still not responded to our questionnaire on behalf of its candidates.
Do they have something to hide?Read more
Tasmania is traditionally a Labor dominated state: Of 21 elections contested by the Liberal Party, only six have gone their way.
Coming off a 16-year Labor rule, the Liberals were elected in a landslide victory in 2014 gaining 15 of the 25 lower house seats.Read more
Tasmanians affected by problem gambling would welcome today’s Labor Party announcement to phase out 2,375 poker machines from 97 Tasmanian pubs and clubs by 2023 if it wins next year’s state election, according to the Australian Christian Lobby.Read more
Disheartening news from last month’s Tasmanian ALP State Conference.
At a time when the Australian Christian Lobby is doing all it can to warn people of the dangers of gender ideology, the Tasmanian ALP have chosen to throw its support further behind the PC rainbow agenda.Read more
The decline in support has been attributed to a sustained television, print and radio and online advertising campaign funded by the group Emily’s Voice.
Emily’s Voice CEO Paul O’Rourke said the survey “showed that just 47% of women said they supported legislation passed last year allowing abortion-on-demand to 16 weeks, and thereafter with the approval approval of two doctors.”
Mr O’Rourke said the results showed the advertising campaign had been a success. “People like the ads,” he said. “More importantly, they work.”
According to Emily’s Voice the latest Galaxy survey of 400 people 16 years and older showed 72% of Tasmanians recalled having seen the ads, with a total of 78% of people, and 82% of women saying they were credible.
Watch Emily’s Voice’s latest advertisement.
This time next year we will see another three upper house seats contested. Mike Gaffney (Mersey), Craig Farrell (Derwent) and Ivan Dean (Windermere) will all be up for re-election.
In this special edition of the ACL's radio program, The Political Spot, ACL's Katherine Spackman chats to Father Frank Brennan and former staffer Melinda Tankard Reist about the life of former Senator Brian Harradine. Mr Harradine was Australia's longest serving independent Senator. He recently passed away at the age of 79. Radio package 15 minutes.
Dr David Daintree is the Director of newly created Christopher Dawson Centre for Cultural Studies which was officially launched at Tasmania's Parliament House recently. ACL's Katherine Spackman spoke to Dr David Daintree about the Centre in this five minute interview. The Centre is a type of think tank which aims to encourage critical reflection and research on the history, literature, philosophy and theology that characterize Christian civilization and culture.