Australian Christian Lobby





12 May 2015



ACL welcomes reports of Bishop’s aid promise to party room

Julie Bishop is quoted in the Liberal Party Room to have said that Foreign Aid will not be hit any further this budget.

See what she said



Helping people find meaning in end-of-life care

Palliative care aims to take people from “cure to care”, but care is much more than physical care. Julianne Whyte from Amaranth Foundation talks about the mental health side of end-of-life care.

See what she said


Lyle Shelton on Overseas Aid

Overseas Aid might escape being cut for the first time in years in tonight’s budget.

Read Lyle’s Blog


Stay-at-home-parents left out in childcare funding boost

Single income families should be able to split the income over both parents in order to benefit from two tax-free thresholds.

What could happen in tonight’s budget?


Making the tax system fairer for families

The tax system currently disadvantages families who choose for one parent to stay at home raising children. Senator Bob Day explains how we can make the system fairer.

See how he’s tackling the issue

Other events

2015 Hope Internatioanl Symposium

Join us for an event not to be missed featuring a dynamic mix of local and international speakers covering a wide range of topics all designed to help build our opposition to euthanasia & assisted suicide.

Church Together – Combined church service of 2000+, Sunday May 17th 4.40pm at the DEC.

Tasmanian Parliamentary Prayer BreakfastWednesday 19th August 7am at the Hotel Grand Chancellor.

Religious Tolerance in an Age of Extremes – A public forum on religious freedom (featuring Professor Fred Woods and Professor Neville Rochow SC), Tuesday 12th May 6pm.

WA – Walk and Rally for Life​  – Join in solidarity with other Western Australians as we remember these lost young people and call for an end to all abortion.

The 2015 Walk and Rally for Life will commence at Florence
Hummerston Reserve, cnr St George’s Tce and Mount St, Perth
(opposite QV1) at 7pm on Tuesday 12 May.

Enquiries: Dwight Randall, ph 9344 7396, or Richard Egan, ph mob 04 1614 8008, or email

VIC – Innovate Conference 2015 – At Innovate Conference, we want to learn where and how the church can engage and be present. Friday 29th May 2015 – Saturday 30th May 2015