Marriage under threat
Update: The issue of same-sex 'marriage is continuing.
Our new Campaign page for 'marriage' includes the three Bills being considered by the federal Parliament in 2012 - one in the Senate and two in the House of Representatives.
Abortion and Overseas Aid
The Rudd government investigated whether to overturn the current ban on overseas aid funding that provides abortion advice or abortions in overseas nations in early 2009.
STATUS: Completed Government lifts ban - March 20091...
Federal government plans to 'remove discrimination' against same-sex couples
April 30, 2008.Australia's federal government has announced that it plans to rush legislation into Parliament next month to change 100 pieces of Commonwealth legislation to ...
Californication Series 2
STATUS: Completed - December 2008
Channel 10 is running the second series of Californication on Sunday nights at 10.10 pm.
The series started on Sunday 5 October 2008.
The programs are still filled with explicit and gratu...
Victorian Law Reform Commission Report on Abortion tabled in Victorian Parliament
The VLRC Report on the 'Law of Abortion' was released on 29 May 2008.The Final Report is a pdf document - 5.9 MB. Downloadable from the following website - click here Ex...
Victoria - Decriminalisation of abortion
Status: Completed - Bill PASSED
The Victorian government introduced the Abortion Law Reform Bill to the Legislative Assembly on Wed 19 August. Debate on the Bill was held in the Legislative Assembly from 9-11 Se...
Victoria - IVF and Surrogacy
STATUS: Completed - Legislation passed
The Victorian government announced plans to give IVF to lesbians and single women and to change surrogacy laws in late 2007 - Attorney General Rob Hulls announced the decision on 14 Dec...
Euthanasia in Victoria (or is that "dying with dignity?")
Status: Closed - the Bill was DEFEATED!
11 September 2008 - The Victorian Legislative Council has debated and voted on the Medical Treatment (Physicia...
Persecuted Christians in China - will we speak up?
There have been protests against China's treatment of Tibet - BUT what about the persecuted Christians in China?
The Olympic Games are supposed to be a time of peace and harmony. However, this year...
Decriminalisation of abortion - bill proposed in Victoria
ACTIVE CAMPAIGN - July - August 2007 The decriminalisation of abortion in Victoria has moved a step closer. Labor MP Candy Broad introduced a Private Member's Bill into the Victorian Legislativ...
'Dying with Dignity' Bill - Victoria
A Victorian Legislative Assembly members, Ken Smith, announced last year that he planned to bring a private member's bill to the Victorian Parliament to allow for 'doctor-assisted dying'.
The Age newspaper reporte...
Senate Inquiry - The Sexualisation of Children
STATUS: CompletedSubmissions closed on 18 April 2008. The Committee has not yet handed down its report. _______________________________
The Australian Senate is conducting an Inquiry into the sexualisa...
Review - Victoria's Equal Opportunity Act 1995
STATUS: Completed campaign.
Submissions were called for in this Review of Victoria's Equal Opportunity Act.
Submissions closed 12 May 2008.
Click here for UPDATE - January 2009.___________
Religious freedom under threat in Victoria
Submissions closed on 18 April 2008 for this Review of 'exceptions'. A Report has not yet been issued. ___________________
The Victorian government is REVIEWING the exceptions and exempti...
Victoria - Relationship Register
STATUS: The 'Relationships Bill' was passed on Thursday 11 April 2008. A Register for heterosexual and homosexual relationships is due to commence on 1 December 2008.
In early December 2007 the V...
Victoria - Same-sex relationships register
STATUS: CompletedUPDATE: March 2008The Victorian government introduced the 'Relationships Bill' to the parliament in December 2007.It was debated by the Legislative Assembly in March 2008 and passed 54-24. ...
WA - Prostitution Amendment Bill
A Bill to legalise prostitution is currently being debated in the West Australian Parliament... The Bill removes any penalty for pimps or brothel owners.
STATUS: Completed - Bill passed by the WA ParliamentPassed Legi...
Decriminalisation of abortion - VLRC Inquiry
STATUS: Inquiry completed - Report released May 2008.
Click here for our page on the Report.
Click here for the VLRC page on the Abortion Inquiry. ___________________________
The Victorian Law Reform Co...
'Californication' - sleaze on TV
STATUS: Series completed October 2007 _________________________________
The name says it all - the focus on this four part 'comedy/drama' currently being screened by Channel 10 is sex. The program, which began on Mon...
EVICT Big Brother
In the six years that Big Brother has been on our TV screens, it has got progressively worse, with increasing sexual innuendo and voyeurism.
Now it is time for it to go!
In 2005, the Big Brother Uncut show screened two incidents that...