Cultural Marxism and the War on the Family

The Western Australian Legal Theory Association warmly invites you to attend this fascinating discussion by Bill Muehlenberg on the topic of “Cultural Marxism and the War on the Family”.

Date: Monday 2 December 2019

Time: 6 pm to 8 pm

Venue: Sheridan College – South Wing (10 Nash Street, Perth WA 6000)


Bill Muehelenberg

Cultural Marxism and the War on the Family

Other Speakers:

Augusto Zimmermann: (Professor of Law, Sheridan College)

Reforming the Family Law System

Andrew Lansdown:

“Gestures of Love: The Fatherhood Poems”

Presented by: Mr Stephen Hurworth

(St Augustine’s Classical Christian College)

About the Speakers:

Bill Muehlenberg holds a BA with honours in philosophy (Wheaton College, Chicago), and a MA with highest honours in theology (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Boston). Muehlenhberg is the well-known author of various books, and a prolific writer of over 4000 articles and book reviews. He is a spokesman for the Family Council of Victoria, and has been a part-time lecturer in theology and ethics at various theological colleges. He has been a frequent media commentator, with articles, interviews and comments in  Australia’s leading newspapers and journals, and has appeared on numerous major television and radio current affairs shows and news programs over the years. Previously, he was National Vice President of the Australian Family Association, and National Research Coordinator at Focus on the Family. He now heads up an interactive web-based ministry called CultureWatch:

Dr Augusto Zimmermann LLB, LLM cum laude, PhD (Mon.) is Professor and Head of Law at Sheridan College in Perth, Western Australia. He is also Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney campus. In addition, Professor Zimmermann is a former Law Reform Commissioner with the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia (2012-2017) and a former Associate Dean (Research) and Postgraduate Research Director at Murdoch University’s School of Law. Professor Zimmermann is also the founder and President of the Western Australian Legal Theory Association (WALTA), a former Vice-President of the Australasian Society of Legal Philosophy (ASLP), a Fellow at the International Academy for the Study of the Jurisprudence of the Family, and Editor-in-Chief of the Western Australian Jurist law journal. Professor Zimmermann is an internationally known legal scholar, a prolific writer and author of numerous articles and academic books, and is broadly recognised as one of the nation’s strongest proponents of free speech. He was awarded Murdoch University’s 2012 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research, and two School Dean’s Research Awards, in 2010 and 2011. He has also received the 2013 Law Lecturer of the Year Award from the Murdoch Student Law Society (MSLS), in recognition of the outstanding level of teaching, service and personal contribution he provided to the students of Murdoch Law School. Finally, Professor Zimmermann has been included, together with only twelve other Australian academics and policy experts, in ‘Policy Experts’ – the Washington DC-based Heritage Foundation’s directory for locating knowledgeable authorities and leading policy institutes actively involved in a broad range of public policy issues, both in the United States and worldwide.

Andrew Lansdown is a widely published and award-winning poet and author. His poems and stories have appeared in over 100 magazines and newspapers, and in over 100 anthologies. He has won the Western Australian Premier’s Award for Poetry (twice) and the Adelaide Festival’s John Bray National Poetry Award. One of his novels was shortlisted for both the National Children’s Book Award and the Western Australian Young Readers’ Book Award, while another was designated by the Children’s Book Council of Australia as a “Notable Australian Children’s Book”, and won the WAYBRA Hoffman Award. He has been awarded six writer’s fellowships by the Literature Board of the Australia Council. Andrew writes, edits and speaks for Life Ministries Inc, a non-denominational Christian organisation serving Christians and churches in Western Australia. His articles on social, moral and theological issues are widely circulated. Significantly for the current discussion, Andrew is the father of five children and the grandfather of ten children. He will read from his book, Gestures of Love: The Fatherhood Poems.