21 August 2014
Today ACL’s Managing Director Lyle Shelton gave evidence at the Recognition of Foreign Marriages for Same-Sex Couples inquiry in Melbourne.
Thank you to the 40,000 people who signed a submission into the inquiry.
Our combined voice makes a difference when we speak at these inquiries.
Read Lyle’s opening address to the senators.
In other news, ACL welcomes the government’s announcement yesterday that it would release 150 children from residential detention.
Read our media release.
Today is the last day to make a submission into an euthanasia inquiry. Please take some time to do so – it makes a difference. Learn more.
You might like to listen to an interview ACL’s Katherine Spackman did with Paul Russell about the harms of euthanasia.
An Iraqi-born parish priests comments on the 4,400 places announced for Syrian and Iraqi refugees in an interview. Listen now.
Labor has also backed calls for the government to help alleviate the suffering of the humanitarian disaster in northern Iraq.
Recently ACL’s Wendy Francis advocated for prostitution reform in Queensland. Read about it.
Lastly, there is just two months to go till our National Conference here in Canberra! Don’t miss out, register today.