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PHOTOS: Marriage Equality Survey Announcement Perth

PHOTOS: Marriage Equality Survey Announcement Perth

Northbridge Plaza was packed at 7am this morning as thousands crowded in to hear the outcome of the marriage survey announcement in Perth. Excitement and tears of joy met the final response of YES, as Australia demanded equality.          OIP Staff Support OUTinPerth Thanks for reading OUTinPerth. We can only create LGBTIQA+ focused […]

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The Equality Campaign says Paterson bill is a license to discriminate

The Equality Campaign says Paterson bill is a license to discriminate

The Equality Campaign has rejected the marriage equality bill put forward by Senator James Paterson as nothing more than a license to discriminate. “This is not a marriage equality bill. It’s about enshrining discrimination and taking Australia back decades,” said Anna Brown of the Equality Campaign. “Australians are voting to make our country a fairer […]

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Both sides of marriage debate thank their supporters

Both sides of marriage debate thank their supporters

Advocates on both side of the debate have thanked their supporters as the Australian Bureau of Statistics closes the national survey on marriage. The Australian Bureau of Statistics Office in Perth was the final place that survey forms could be submitted, it stopped taking forms at 4:30pm today. Earlier the government organisation revealed that 12.6 […]

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12.6 million Australians have taken part in the marriage postal survey

12.6 million Australians have taken part in the marriage postal survey

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed the latest count on the number of marriage survey forms returned. A whopping 12.6 million Australians have returned their forms, representing 78.5 per cent of the eligible voters. The response rate is higher than the United Kingdom’s Brexit poll, the Irish referendum on marriage and the last US […]

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Cory Bernardi argues that marriage legislation should not be rushed in

Cory Bernardi argues that marriage legislation should not be rushed in

Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi has argued that any legislation to allow same sex marriage will have to be carefully considered by the parliament, and may take some time before it could actually become law. Last week Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull restated his belief that if the marriage postal survey returned a ‘yes’ vote, the […]

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Marriage survey has a massive 74.5% response rate

Marriage survey has a massive 74.5% response rate

The Equality Campaign has welcomed the announcement by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today that almost three quarters (74.5%) of Australians have returned their marriage surveys. The ABS has released the latest return estimates from the 16 million survey forms sent out last month. The ABS said the estimate is based on a count […]

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Sam Smith reveals details of his new album ‘The Thrill of It All’

Sam Smith reveals details of his new album ‘The Thrill of It All’

Sam Smith has revealed the track listing for his new album The Thrill of It All. The singer’s follow up to his hugely successful debut album will be released via EMI Music worldwide on 3rd November. Too Good At Goodbyes, the first single off the new album, has achieved global success, and hit the number one […]

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Eat dinner for a cause with Anna and Jordan Bruno this weekend

Eat dinner for a cause with Anna and Jordan Bruno this weekend

My Kitchen Rules alumnae Anna and Jordan Bruno are cooking up a storm at The Court Hotel to raise funds for the YES Campaign. Jordan told OUTinPerth this was his way of being part of fighting for a YES outcome in the postal survey on same-sex marriage. “I wanted to do it as my way […]

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Advocates welcome high participation rate in marriage survey

Advocates welcome high participation rate in marriage survey

Marriage equality advocates have welcomed the announcement from the Australian Bureau of Statistics that indicates that many Australians have already posted back their marriage survey forms. The Equality Campaign said they were delighted with the high number of survey returns reported by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. The ABS which has been administering […]

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Ian Thorpe posts his survey form and wishes everyone a great weekend

Ian Thorpe posts his survey form and wishes everyone a great weekend

Olympian Ian Thorpe today posted his YES Ballot in the postal survey and called on Australians to enjoy the AFL and NRL grand finals, and the east coast’s long weekend. “This a really important weekend, not only is it a long weekend but also the grand finals of the footy. So I want everyone in […]

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