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Overseas Australians able to vote in marriage postal survey from this week

Overseas Australians able to vote in marriage postal survey from this week

As the Australian Bureau of Statistics sends out the final forms for the government’s postal survey on marriage, overseas Australians are now to cast their vote in the national opinion poll. All Australians on the electoral role, including those overseas, are able to participate in the survey which asks “should the law change to allow […]

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Can you ask for a new marriage survey form if you’ve changed your mind?

Can you ask for a new marriage survey form if you’ve changed your mind?

A radio station in Tasmania has reported that you can request a second form for the Marriage Postal Survey if you’ve had second thoughts and would like to change your mind. The Australian Bureau of Statistics has denied this is possible, despite initially telling the radio station that is was an option. Listener Timbo from […]

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Canberra man accused of Australian Christian Lobby explosion dies

Canberra man accused of Australian Christian Lobby explosion dies

The Canberra man who was charged with causing an explosion outside the headquarters of the Australian Christian Lobby has died. The 36 year old man was facing fight charged of arson and property damage in relation to the event last December, his lawyers had indicated he would be claiming he was suffering mental impairment at […]

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PFLAG head critical of accusations of bullying by the YES Campaign

PFLAG head critical of accusations of bullying by the YES Campaign

The national spokesperson for Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has spoken out against claims of bullying from YES voters in the postal survey on marriage equality. PFLAG’s Shelley Argent has released a statement critical of the government’s public vote on the rights of LGBTI Australians. “As National Spokesperson for parents with LGBTIQ sons […]

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Thinking about drugs: An introduction to harm reduction

Thinking about drugs: An introduction to harm reduction

The goal of this article is to plainly and openly speak about psychoactive substances (drugs) and considerations to make if you’re using, planning to use, or open to using. We talk about sex a lot in the queer community but we don’t necessarily talk about substance use with the same openness. This article cannot cover […]

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OUTinPerth | So much news… We need your help!

OUTinPerth | So much news… We need your help!

Hello friends and supporters, This is a very busy time for the OUTinPerth team with essential LGBTQIA+ news breaking on a daily, even hourly, basis. From the ongoing marriage debate to the government’s postal survey, from this weekend’s WA Labor conference to the frequent rallies occurring across the state, the daily Love Letters and all […]

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Support OUTinPerth monthly for exclusive giveaways

Support OUTinPerth monthly for exclusive giveaways

Last week we put out an OUTinPerth reader survey to find out what you liked and didn’t like about our publication. Thanks to all who took part and let us know what we’re doing right and what you want to see from us in the future. Many of our readers said they would be interested […]

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Save OUTinPerth: Don’t let WA’s LGBTIQ+ community lose its voice

One year ago OUTinPerth was relaunched via this crowdsource campaign. Graeme Watson and Leigh Andrew Hill launched this campaign to ensure that Western Australia continued to have independent queer media. We urgently need your help to be able to continue doing our work. Without news services like OUTinPerth, you might never have heard about One […]

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