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Professor William Toffler – Emphasizing care, not assisted killing

Professor William Toffler – Emphasizing care, not assisted killing

Guest: Professor William Toffler On October 27, 1997 Oregon enacted the Death with Dignity Act which allows terminally-ill Oregonians to end their lives through the voluntary self-administration of lethal medications, expressly prescribed by a physician for that purpose. Around Australia, we could be as close […]

Would Menzies still consider himself a liberal progressive in 2017?

Would Menzies still consider himself a liberal progressive in 2017?

Guest: Dr David Furse-Roberts, Research Fellow at the Menzies Research Centre and editor of the book, Menzies: The Forgotten Years. David is currently working on a book of speeches by former Australian Prime Minister, John Howard. In light of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Disraeli Prize Speech “In Defence of a […]

The Injustice of Marriage Equality

The Injustice of Marriage Equality

Guest: Dr David Van Gend Recent leaked comments from Christopher Pyne has placed the same sex marriage debate back into the spotlight. In many ways, this debate has been simmering in the background with the coalitions firm plebiscite policy, however after the leaked comments from […]

FamilyVoice wants to ban those with a disability from church. Really???

FamilyVoice wants to ban those with a disability from church. Really???

Guest: Rev Ashley Saunders, National Director of FamilyVoice Australia Here are some of the headlines: Christian lobby FamilyVoice calls for exemption to discriminate against mentally ill Church group FamilyVoice in bid to discriminate against people with disabilities because mental illness could ‘ruin sacred space’ Christian […]

More to life than your car? – Radio editorial

More to life than your car? – Radio editorial

There is an ad for an insurance company on television where a guy shares his passion or more accurately ‘love’ for his car. He has named it – out of interest I can’t remember what he called it, he cleans it a little too regularly, […]

Andrea Williams from Christian Concern in the UK

Andrea Williams from Christian Concern in the UK

Guest: Andrea Williams Andrea will be touring Australia in July, for dates and locations, click here: notashamed.org.au Andrea Williams is Founder and CEO, Christian Concern and the Christian Legal Centre Andrea is a barrister who has practised at all levels of  the British judicial system. She pioneered the […]

The two hardest phrases – Radio editorial

The two hardest phrases – Radio editorial

I think they’ve got to be two of the hardest phrases to say: I’m sorry’, and ‘I forgive you’. How often is ‘sorry’ accompanied by a ‘however’? To say ‘I’m sorry’ and truly mean it implies that you have wronged somebody, you have grieved or […]

Safe Schools Program – The good news and the bad news

Safe Schools Program – The good news and the bad news

Guest: Joe Carolan – NSW school teacher and representative of the Australian Family Association As the federal funding ends this month for the so called Safe Schools Program, a number of states and the ACT are choosing to continue to fund the program from their own coffers. in NSW, […]

Disposable Life – article published in Focus on Parliament June 2017

Disposable Life – article published in Focus on Parliament June 2017

Let us not forget the victory. The silence in the chamber was deafening as the petition with 56,559 signatures was tabled in Parliament by Hon Greg Donnelly MLC against Greens MLC Mehreen Faruqi’s Abortion Law Reform (Miscellaneous Acts Amendment) Bill 2016. The result was epic […]

Immunity Pin – Radio editorial

Immunity Pin – Radio editorial

I am a bit hooked on Masterchef. Actually, a whole heap hooked on Masterchef! One of the sought after items in this season of Masterchef is the immunity pin. Now, this isn’t a particularly original concept but boy does it put an interesting spin on […]