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Canberra man accused of Australian Christian Lobby explosion dies

Canberra man accused of Australian Christian Lobby explosion dies

The Canberra man who was charged with causing an explosion outside the headquarters of the Australian Christian Lobby has died. The 36 year old man was facing fight charged of arson and property damage in relation to the event last December, his lawyers had indicated he would be claiming he was suffering mental impairment at […]

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ACT police defend their comments about the ACL explosion

ACT police defend their comments about the ACL explosion

The ACT police have defended their decision to announce that an explosion in front of the headquarters of the Australian Christian Lobby in December was not religiously, ideologically, or politically motivated. The damage occurred after a van containing six gas cylinders was set alight in front of the building. Later a man presented himself to […]

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Man behind ACL explosion allegedly targeted the organisation

Man behind ACL explosion allegedly targeted the organisation

Jaden Duong, the man standing trial for the explosion outside the Australian Christian Lobby in December, researched the group, and how to create a bomb, prior to allegedly setting a van filled with gas bottles alight. The Australian Capital Territory Police had previously declared that the Duong was not “politically, religiously or ideologically motivated”, but […]

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Man responsible for the explosion at ACL HQ to stand trial

Man responsible for the explosion at ACL HQ to stand trial

The Canberra man responsible for the explosion at the Australian Christian Lobby will stand trial but he maintains that he was mentally impaired at the time. Jaden Duong, 36, is facing charges of arson and property damage, in relation to the incident that occurred at the Deakin headquarters of the Australian Christian Lobby. It is […]

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Third teen sentenced over ACT Grindr extortion scam

Third teen sentenced over ACT Grindr extortion scam

A Canberra teenager who blackmailed men he met on the social media app Grindr has avoided being sent to prison. The 16 year old, who was 15 at the time of the offences, worked with three friends to extort money from men they met through the popular dating app. Due to his age the boy […]

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Man charged over Australian Christian Lobby explosion

Man charged over Australian Christian Lobby explosion

Police in the Australian Capital Territory have charged a 36 year old Canberra man with arson and property damages offences in relation to an incident that occurred at the headquarters of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) in December. Yesterday the police announced that they had delivered a brief of evidence to the Director of Public […]

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Canberra teen sentenced over calculated Grindr extortion

Canberra teen sentenced over calculated Grindr extortion

A Canberra teen who used social dating app Grindr to threaten and extort gay men will spend six months in youth detention. The boy was part of a group of young men who made contact with men on Grindr and then later threatened to expose them as paedophiles. Canberra police arrested four youths, including the […]

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Dying man writes to Malcolm Turnbull pleading for marriage equality

Greens LGBTIQ spokesperson Senator Janet Rice today hand delivered a letter to the Prime Minister, written from a dying man, Peter ‘Bon’ Bonsall-Boone, and his partner, Peter de Waal. The letter is a copy of their original, sent several weeks ago, and asks the PM to make their wish – marriage equality – come true, […]

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Airbnb campaign will greet politicians returning to Canberra

Airbnb campaign will greet politicians returning to Canberra

Politicians returning to parliament in Canberra will be greeted at Canberra Airport by the Airbnb ‘Until We All Belong’ campaign. The accommodation referral service launched their campaign a month ago with a series of rings and advertisements across the nation. This week Canberra airport will be the focus as pressure continues to be put on […]

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Australian Christian Lobby: Rainbow flags shouldn’t be on public land

Australian Christian Lobby: Rainbow flags shouldn’t be on public land

The Australian Christian Lobby has launched a new campaign arguing that rainbow flags associated with the LGBT+ community should not be flown on public land. The ACL says the ACT government has made a poor decision by flying the rainbow flag along Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and Garema Place in Canberra. The group’s Managing Director Lyle Shelton said […]

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