Ian, right now, Queensland really needs your prayers.  This is going to be such an important election.

Australian Christian Lobby




27 January 2015


On Friday we launched ACL’s guide for the 2015 Queensland state election.

The election guide provides you with some of the highlights from the Government and Opposition’s responses to questions on a number of issues that are of concern to Christians.

You can download the free election guide at our election page at www.qldvotes.org.au.


Next weeks’ election result will shape the character and values of the state for years to come.

Wherever you are, please be praying for Queenslanders as they decide who will lead the state for the next three years.

God bless


The ACL Team


Going beyond the threshold of reason

20 week old unborn babies can feel pain. Yet the US senate failed to pass legislation banning abortions post 20 weeks, what does this say about modern morality?

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ACL welcomes Mike Baird’s intervention in refugee debate


The Australian Christian Lobby has welcomed NSW Premier Mike Baird’s intervention in the refugee debate this Australia Day long weekend.

ACL has long-called for an increase in Australia’s humanitarian intake, last year raising a petition of almost 20,000 people calling on the government to do more.

Managing director Lyle Shelton urged the Federal Government to heed Mr Baird’s call for Australia to re-settle more refugees.

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Could this be a breakthrough in Indigenous recognition?

By Mark Brown

The Australian Christian Lobby today offered in-principle support for Premier Will Hodgman and Labor MP Madeleine Ogilvie’s efforts to recognise indigenous people in Tasmania’s constitution.

ACL’s Tasmanian director Mark Brown said the willingness of the premier and Ms Ogilvie to work across the political divide for the betterment of indigenous people was welcome.

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ACL welcomes bi-partisanship on chaplaincy, religious education and outdoor advertising

In the week before the Queensland election, we have agreement in both major parties on good policy regarding chaplaincy, religious education and outdoor advertising…

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Pastor Steve Khan talks about persecution in his home country

Steve Khan is an Anglican minister at All Saints Anglican Church in Kooyong, Victoria. Pastor Khan is from Pakistan, and is an advocate for religious freedom and peace. In this interview, Pastor Khan talks about the work he is doing, and how he helped the victim of a terrorist bombing…

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ACL supports Tony Abbott’s plans to create multi-national adoption agency

The Abbott Government plans to streamline international adoption processes. ACL approves, provided it’s done ethically and we don’t neglect the 39,000 kids in foster homes in Australia

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Queensland parties respond to ACL’s election questionnaire

While the major parties seem to agree on many issues on the surface, ACL Queensland State Director Wendy Francis has some interesting insights

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ACL welcomes Victorian Family Violence Royal Commission

By Dan Flynn

The Australian Christian Lobby today welcomed the Victorian government’s plans to hold a Royal Commission into family violence.

ACL Victorian State Director Dan Flynn said, “We were horrified to learn last year that on average one woman is killed each week as a result of intimate partner violence. This is an almost incomprehensible figure and is utterly unacceptable in modern Australia.”

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Celebrating Australia’s heritage

Dr Stephen Chavura talks about the Christian heritage that make this a peaceful ad prosperous country. Also, he discusses early Indigenous/Christian relations, with some surprises…

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