20 Nov
  • By admin
  • Cause in

Introducing new AFA patrons

Rabbi Dr Shalom Coleman CBE. AM. MA. B.Lit. Ph.D. Hon LLD (UWA) JP. Rabbi Coleman was born in Liverpool, England graduating Bachelor of Arts with Honours and Bachelor of Letters in Hebrew and ancient Semitic languages and Egyptology from the University of Liverpool. After a decade in South Africa, where he gained a Master of Arts […]

VIEW DETAIL
20 Nov
  • By admin
  • Cause in

Family & Life Report – Around the world

UNITED KINGDOM: Reported 9 September, 2011, a significant study on the effects of abortion has appeared in the British Journal of Psychiatry. In a meta-analysis of 22 published studies involving 877,181 participants , 163,381 of whom had experienced an abortion, Priscilla K. Coleman of Bowling Green State University in Ohio has concluded that abortion is […]

VIEW DETAIL
20 Nov
  • By admin
  • Cause in

Campaign against porn t-shirts

I am a young WA mother of three small children. Earlier this year, while browsing in a national surf-clothing chain, City Beach, I came across some clothing items with ‘soft porn’ images of women’s bodies, or just parts of women’s naked bodies alongside degrading slogans. As a woman, I felt deeply troubled by what I […]

VIEW DETAIL
20 Nov
  • By admin
  • Cause in

Revisiting the minimum legal drinking age

The Dalgarno Institute is a community based coalition of individuals, community groups, and associations that hold the common vision of making Australia a better place for women, families and children by reducing the adverse impact of alcohol and other drug use. As part of this mission, Dalgarno has become the lead Agency in a growing […]

VIEW DETAIL
20 Nov
  • By admin
  • Cause in

Movies referred to Classification Review Board

Good news on the Classifications front! NSW Attorney-General Greg Smith has requested a review of the R18+ classification of the film The Human Centipede 11 (Full Sequence). Its classification will now be reconsidered by the Classification Review Board. This film contains the following objectionable scenes: highly graphic depiction of sexual acts; extreme violence crossing the […]

VIEW DETAIL
20 Nov
  • By admin
  • Cause in

RU486 – A new development

The GP newspaper,Australian Doctor, reported on the front page of its 31 August edition that an application has been made to the TGA to market the abortion drug RU486 in Australia. The identity of the firm is not known and the Therepeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has said it cannot confirm or deny whether an application […]

VIEW DETAIL
20 Nov
  • By admin
  • Cause in

Stand4Marriage Rally Urge ALP to defend Marriage

Resolutions to support same sex marriage and to give Labor politicians a conscience vote on the issue are expected at the Labor Party national conference to be held at Martin Place in Sydney, December 2-4. It’s also possible that Prime Minister Gillard will try to prevent a damaging debate on the issue by announcing that […]

VIEW DETAIL