ACL 1st May 2014

1 May 2014 Three women in the United States who claim to be ‘married’ are expecting their first child together, a violation of the right of a child to be raised by both a mother and a father. In light of this situation, ACL’s Managing Director Lyle Shelton discusses the implications of redefining marriage in…

ACL 20th March 2014

If you can’t view this email correctly, it can be viewed on the web here.   ACL Sponsor: 20 March 2014 Whilst we wait to see the who will form government in South Australia after the election on Saturday, the Tasmanian election outcome was clear. The latest count suggests the Liberal Party will gain 14…

ACL 27th March 2014

If you can’t view this email correctly, it can be viewed on the web here.   ACL Sponsor: 27 March 2014 In his weekly blog column, ACL’s Managing Director Lyle Shelton reflects on the need for principled public leadership in an age of compromise. Mr Shelton also previews the WA election to be held next…

ACL 3rd April 2014

If you can’t view this email correctly, it can be viewed on the web here.       3 April 2014 Last night Queensland’s parliament considered a bill to regulate outdoor advertising to protect the community from sexualised and objectifying billboard advertising. Whilst the bill was voted down, some MPs spoke in support of the…

ACL 6th March 2014

If you can’t view this email correctly, it can be viewed on the web here.     6 March 2014 This week we’ve finalised our submission to the National Curriculum review. It’s important the National Curriculum address Christianity in a way that is fair and balanced. If you haven’t done so already, sign the petition…

ACL 13th March 2014

If you can’t view this email correctly, it can be viewed on the web here.     13 March 2014 Tomorrow is the closing date for submissions into the National Curriculum Review. ACL’s Managing Director Lyle Shelton writes about the review in his regular blog column this week. If you haven’t done so, it’s not…

ACL 20th February 2014

If you can’t view this email correctly, it can be viewed on the web here.     20 February 2014 In today’s blog column, ACL’s Managing Director Lyle Shelton reflects on the Lord’s Prayer in parliament after last week’s news that a push by the Greens’ to have it removed was defeated. We’re saddened to…

ACL 27th February 2014

If you can’t view this email correctly, it can be viewed on the web here.     27 February 2014 This week, our Queensland director Wendy Francis launched a change.org petition calling on underwear retailer Bras N Things to stop their promotion of the brand Pl^yboy. Within 24 hours, the petiton received over 2,000 signatures…

ACL 6th February 2014

If you can’t view this email correctly, it can be viewed on the web here.   6 February 2014 Where to start… There has been some positive news coming out of Queensland to help prevent sexualisation of children. A bipartisan committee report on outdoor advertisement has recommended a co-regulatory approach and the introduction of fines…

ACL 13th February 2014

If you can’t view this email correctly, it can be viewed on the web here.     13 February 2014 A church service was held this week to mark the beginning of the parliamentary year which was attended by ACL staff. ACL’s Katherine Spackman has produced a 10 minute radio package on the event. Today…