Next month the ACL's Victorian Director Dan Flynn will be participating in a same-sex marriage debate in Melbourne. If you live in Melbourne or are in town, please consider going along to support Dan.

The annual Pro Vice-Chancellor's Public Debate on: Should same-sex marriage be legal?

When: Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Where: The Arts Centre, Davey Street, Frankston

Time: 6.30 pm for refreshments with the debate commencing at 7 pm

Affirmative Speakers:

  • Ms Sue Pennicuik MLC, Greens Member of the Victorian Legislative Council

  • Associate Professor Paula Gerber, Monash University Faculty of Law

  • Ms Madeline Schultz, Semi-Finalist, World Debating Championships

Negative Speakers:

  • Mr Dan Flynn, Victorian State Director of the Australian Christian Lobby

  • Professor Nicholas Tonti-Filippini, Associate Dean, John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family

  • Ms Gemma Buckley, Sem-Finalist, Australasian Debating Championships

This is a free community event not to be missed. However registrations are required for catering purposes via email to

[email protected]

For more information see the website