An update on the campaign to preserve marriage

  Here’s a quick update on the latest developments in the campaign to preserve marriage. We’ve had a great response as thousands of people have signed the submission to the Senate inquiry into the Recognition of Foreign Marriages Bill. This is so important because as Senator Sue Boyce put it, recognising foreign same-sex marriages is a “backdoor…

ACL 3rd July 2014

    3 July 2014   A Western Australia children commissioner’s report into sexualisation of children has urged a review of outdoor advertising laws and the prohibition of R18+ computer games. Read more. The National school curriculum review team has released an interim report on the national curriculum with the final report due by the end…

ACL 26th June 2014

26 June 2014   There are only a couple of days left to give before the end of ACL’s financial year appeal. Thank you to those who have donated to see a voice for values in our nation. With the Australian Senate changing on July 1st, today is the last day of ‘work’ for many senators. ACL’s Managing…

ACL 19th June 2014

  19 June 2014   Today’s High Court decision striking down the funding model for school chaplaincy is a disappointing day for the school communities across the nation which value the work of school chaplains. Read more. The ACL will continue to advocate for the program to ensure an appropriate funding model can be adopted by…

ACL 12th June 2014

  12 June 2014   A Senate inquiry is calling for people to make a submission into recognising overseas same-sex marriages. ACL’s MD Lyle Shelton writes about the issue in his blog post this week. You can sign a submission opposing the bill on http://preservingmarriage.acl.org.au/ This week in Perth, around 700 people braved the cold to walk and…

ACL 5th June 2014

    5 June 2014 The last few days ACL’s Managing Director Lyle Shelton has been in Darwin meeting parliamentarians advocating for the Swedish approach to prostitution reform. Read his blog piece from the Top End. This week Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has instructed Australia’s Ambassador to Sudan to raise Meriam Ibrahim’s case with the…

ACL 29th May 2014

    29 May 2014 This week in Brisbane, ACL’s Queensland director Wendy Francis hosted a panel of experts and state parliamentarians to discuss Australia’s crisis in child well being. The night was a great success with around 100 people in attendance and highly knowledgeable and experienced guest speakers, including Queensland’s state opposition leader Annastacia Palaszczuk.…

ACL 22nd May 2014

  22 May 2014 Although foreign aid was the single biggest saving in this year’s federal budget, the Coalition upheld its election promise by extending funding for the National School Chaplaincy Program– a win for the emotional wellbeing of Australian students.  In an interview with ACL’s Daniel Simon this week, Managing Director Lyle Shelton speaks…

News Update 4th June 2014

    Good News Update 100                        4 June 2014    D-Day Prayer Storm Welcome to Good News Update 100!  In reaching this milestone, we want to thank God and thank you for making it possible.  God has used your prayers and your actions in marvellous ways…

News Update 27th May 2014

    Good News Update 99                        27 May 2014    Share the Gratitude!   The next National Day of Thanksgiving on Saturday 31 May is fast approaching!  It is our joy to draw your attention to this momentous day in the life of our nation. According to…