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PM reportedly under pressure to adopt a postal plebiscite plan

PM reportedly under pressure to adopt a postal plebiscite plan




Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is reportedly under pressure to accept the proposal of a postal based plebiscite on marriage equality after the Queensland Liberal-National party passed a motion voicing support for the idea. The Australian has reported that the Queensland branch passed a motion supporting the idea for a non-binding, non-compulsory national vote that would be […]

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Pyne doesn’t think Libs will cross the floor over marriage

Pyne doesn’t think Libs will cross the floor over marriage




Liberal MP Christopher Pyne says he’s unaware of any Liberal MPs contemplating crossing the floor to bring on a vote on marriage equality in the parliament. Appearing on SKY News this morning Pyne faced a series of questions from political report Samantha Maiden over the long running marriage equality debate. Pyne, who is the manager […]

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Tim Wilson on marriage equality: The country wants us to move on

Tim Wilson on marriage equality: The country wants us to move on




Liberal MP Tim Wilson says the country is over the long running marriage equality debate and wants the government to move on. Appearing on SKY News The Morning Shift Wilson said the decade long debate had faced many twists and turns but it was time for the government to allow a free vote and get […]

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Opposition to marriage equality drops in latest poll

Opposition to marriage equality drops in latest poll




The latest essential poll has shown that opposition to marriage equality has hit its lowest level. Just 25% of Australians are now opposed to allowing same-sex couples the right to wed. Support for marriage equality is at 63%, the highest its been since March 2016. Broken down on potential voting behaviour, Labor voters are 75% […]

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Eric Abetz condemns Pyne for undermining plebiscite policy

Eric Abetz condemns Pyne for undermining plebiscite policy




Tasmanian Senator Eric Abetz has spoken out against comments made by fellow Liberal Christopher Pyne suggesting marriage equality may come sooner than expected. The long-time opponent of marriage equality has told the ABC he found Mr Pyne’s comments to be divisive, deviating from government policy formed under former Prime Minister Tony Abbott to hold a plebiscite on […]

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Malcolm Turnbull says plebiscite is still the party’s policy

Malcolm Turnbull says plebiscite is still the party’s policy




Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told reporters that a non-binding plebiscite is still the Liberal party’s policy when it comes to the issue of marriage equality. “Our policy is clear and we have no plans to change it.” The Prime Minister declared this morning. Turnbull said the reason marriage equality had not progressed in Australia […]

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Barnaby Joyce dismisses marriage equality discussion

Barnaby Joyce dismisses marriage equality discussion




Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has dismissed talk of the coalition changing its position on marriage equality describing the issue of as something that it only of interest in Sydney and at dinner parties. Yesterday News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt revealed he had obtained audio of Christopher Pyne, the Minister for Defence Industy, declaring that […]

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Sophie York: People with low IQ’s need how to vote cards

Sophie York: People with low IQ’s need how to vote cards




High profile Liberal party member Sophie York has argued that it’s essential that ‘How to Vote’ cards are retained at election booths so the elderly and people with low IQ’s can be persuaded to cast their votes for the party. York, a delegate at the party’s national conference, said it was important to keep the […]

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Liberals tipped to revisit marriage equality position

Liberals tipped to revisit marriage equality position




The federal Liberal party is tipped to revisit its policy position on marriage equality in the near future. The government has been steadfast in its declaration that a national plebiscite is the only way forward for long running debate, despite the legislation failing to gain support in the parliament. Queensland MP Warren Entsch, who is […]

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Senator Janet Rice: it’s time for Turnbull to act on marriage equality

Senator Janet Rice: it’s time for Turnbull to act on marriage equality




Senator Janet Rice, Greens LGBTIQ spokesperson, has slammed Margaret Court’s most recent comments about marriage equality and trans young people. Senator Rice said its time for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to stand up to bigotry once and for all. “I am absolutely shocked. Beyond shocked. To label trans and non-binary children as ‘all the devil’ […]

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