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ACL boss Martyn Iles lists his grievances with Dan Andrews government

ACL boss Martyn Iles lists his grievances with Dan Andrews government

Martyn Iles, the Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby has labeled the legislation that banned conversion therapy practices in Victoria as the “worst legislation of its kind in the world”. While survivors of the practice have described the Victorian laws as a “gold standard” that other states should be aspiring to, Iles describes it […]

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Opponents of conversion therapy laws fight to stop them in WA

Opponents of conversion therapy laws fight to stop them in WA

Former Liberal MP Peter Abetz, who is now the WA director of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), says the McGowan Labor Government is considering introducing legislation to ban conversion therapy. “The McGowan government is seriously considering introducing legislation based on Victoria’s Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Bill 2020, which passed its final hurdle in the […]

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Martyn Iles says Victoria’s conversion therapy ban is ‘insane’ and ‘evil’

Martyn Iles says Victoria’s conversion therapy ban is ‘insane’ and ‘evil’

Warning: This story contains information about conversion therapy and blunt descriptions of transitioning gender. The head of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) is not holding back on his disdain for the proposed legislation in Victoria that will ban conversion therapy practices, calling it an “insane” and “evil” piece of legislation. In his latest video blog […]

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Conversion therapy survivors concerned over proposed Queensland ban

Conversion therapy survivors concerned over proposed Queensland ban

A ban on LGBTIQ+ conversion therapy is set to pass Queensland’s parliament this week, as many states across Australia are considering how to move forward with outlawing the practice. Health practitioners who attempt to change or suppress a person’s sexuality or gender identity could be charged for the offence, with a maximum sentence of 18 […]

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Australian Christian Lobby says Black Lives Matter is anti-Christ

Australian Christian Lobby says Black Lives Matter is anti-Christ

The Australian Christian Lobby has voiced its opposition to the Black Lives Matter movement describing it as the opposite of what Christians stand for, while linking the movement to a long list of other issues. In the group’s latest email to its followers, ACL Managing Director Martyn Iles says he’s on a mission to expose […]

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Tasmanian Law Reform Institute to conduct inquiry into conversion practice

Tasmanian Law Reform Institute to conduct inquiry into conversion practice

Tasmania has taken the first step towards legislation that would ban LGBTIQ+ conversion practices. The Tasmanian Law Reform Institute has announced it will conduct an inquiry into the issue. LGBTIQ equality advocates have welcomed the move, with Equality Tasmania spokesperson, Rodney Croome, saying, “Attempts to ‘cure’ or ‘heal’ LGBTIQ people are futile and damaging, so […]

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Australian Christian Lobby’s Father’s Day message attacks single mothers

Australian Christian Lobby’s Father’s Day message attacks single mothers

The head of the Australian Christian Lobby has delivered a post-Father’s Day message attacking single mothers and proclaiming that ‘fatherlessness’ is damaging society and leading to a generation of criminals, mentally unstable youth and potential rapists. In his latest video post Martyn Iles, the Australian Christian Lobby Managing Director, lists off a string of statistics […]

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ACL says Folau will refund money not used in legal campaign

ACL says Folau will refund money not used in legal campaign

Australian Christian Lobby Managing Director Martyn Iles has promised that money raised for rugby player Israel Folau’s legal action against Rugby Australia will not be used for any other purpose. In his regular YouTube video update Iles said Folau and the Australian Christian Lobby would be returning any unused funds to donors pro rata. “He’s […]

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ACL pauses campaign for Israel Folau with over $2 million raised

ACL pauses campaign for Israel Folau with over $2 million raised

The Australian Christian Lobby has hit the pause button on their fundraising campaign for Israel Folau with over $2 million raised for the multi-millionaire rugby player. Folau is appealing to the public to help fund his legal action against Rugby Australia who terminated his employment contract in relation to a series of social media posts […]

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Folau fundraiser relaunched at the Australian Christian Lobby

Folau fundraiser relaunched at the Australian Christian Lobby

Rugby player Israel Folau’s fundraiser has been re-launched under the auspices of the Australian Christian Lobby. Just hours after GoFundMe pulled down Folau’s fundraiser saying it breached their terms of service, the scheme has reappeared on the Australian Christian Lobby’s website. Managing Director Martyn Iles said his organisation would be donating $100,000 to the rugby […]

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