In this week’s program we hear from ACL Spokesperson for Women, Wendy Francis, on Coles supermarkets recent ban of the exploitative men’s magazine Zoo Weekly and how this is a win for women and how magazines like this adversely affect society.
Paul Bongiorno is a Walkley-award winning political journalist who will be addressing the group Christians for an Ethical Society on the theme “Budget Equity?”.
In this interview he shares his view about the 2015 federal budget and asks how economics can best reflect Christian ethics.
Martin Thomas is the general manager of social advocacy and public affairs. In this interview with the ACL’s Katherine Spackman he talks about the need for the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness, which is due to end at the end of June, to be extended for another five years.
Mark Fowler is a Director at Neumann & Turnour Lawyers. In this interview with the ACL’s Katherine Spackman he talks about the federal government’s decision to abolish the Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission.
Catherine Yeomans is the CEO of Mission Australia. In this interview with the ACL’s Katherine Spackman she talks about the success of a new housing approach to help homeless men secure and sustain long-term housing. A report into the project has shown positive results with almost 90 per cent of men still in their homes after two years.
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