Syrian refugee crisis pre-dates this week’s television images

Images of a boy on a Turkish beach have broken the world’s heart, but the crisis did not start with these images. The Australian Government has been silent for too long over the unprecedented world refugee crisis, and has only this week decided to act.

See what ACL will do if a generous increase is not agreed upon this week

ACL welcomes Government’s response to refugees but says intake must be lifted

The Abbott Government’s moves to increase the number of Syrian refugees is welcome but we should double Australia’s overall refugee intake in the wake of the unprecedented Syrian and Iraqi crisis.

How many refugees should we take?


What do the candidates in the Canning by-election stand for?

ACL Western Australian Director, Dahlia Messiha, discusses the upcoming Canning by-election and some of the key election issues for Christians.

Hear some of their policies


Jail time for marriage license clerk over the top

A county court clerk in America should have been allowed to have her name taken off marriage licences issued to same-sex couples instead of being thrown in jail, according to the Australian Christian Lobby.

See how the worst has happened for a Christian who stood up for her beliefs


Ban on freedom of speech would be a very bad precedent

ACL Victorian Director Dan Flynn gives an update on the recent threat to freedom of speech around abortion clinic safe zones.

Hear Dan’s update


Dr. David van Gend and Rodney Croome debate same sex marriage

ABC radio Hobart Invited marriage advocate Dr. David van Gend and Australian Marriage Equality’s Rodney Croome to bring their views for and against timeless marriage.

Hear David’s clear arguments for maintaining marriage

Urgent action needed to address world refugee crisis

The Australian Christian Lobby today called on the Australian Government to take urgent action to help address the world’s escalating refugee crisis.

See how Australia has been generous in the past and can be again