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Marriage equality advocates call on PM to rule out postal plebiscite




Marriage equality advocates are encouraging people to write to the Prime Minister and their local MP to argue against the proposal to hold a postal plebiscite on the issue. The idea for a non-compulsory mail based plebiscite has been put forward by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton. National spokesperson for Parents and Fiends of Lesbians and […]

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Sinodinos hopeful marriage equality can be settled

Sinodinos hopeful marriage equality can be settled




Arthur Sinodinos, the Minister for Industry, Science and Innovation, says he is hopefully that the issue of marriage equality can be “settled” during the current term of government. Speaking to the National Press Club earlier today, the Liberal MP said while the government currently remains committed to holding a plebiscite, he would like to see […]

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Malcolm Turnbull hasn’t ruled out a postal plebiscite

Malcolm Turnbull hasn’t ruled out a postal plebiscite




Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has restated the government’s commitment to a plebiscite on marriage equality but wouldn’t be drawn on reports a postal plebiscite was under consideration. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday the Prime Minister said the coalition’s policy was clear. “We went to the election with a policy for a plebiscite which would give […]

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Marriage debate splits government ministers

Marriage debate splits government ministers




The division within the ranks of the government over the issue of marriage equality is being laid out for all to see as government ministers take to the airwaves to share their differing views on how the issue of marriage equality should be addressed. Education Minister Simon Birmingham has backed business leaders who published an […]

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Conservatives warn Turnbull to stick to plebiscite policy

Conservatives warn Turnbull to stick to plebiscite policy




Conservative members of the government are reportedly putting pressure on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to make sure he doesn’t change the party’s commitment to a plebiscite on marriage equality. A report in The Daily Telegraph suggests that conservative MPs are working hard to make sure a push for a free vote on marriage equality from […]

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Peter Dutton takes aim at QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce over marriage equality

Peter Dutton takes aim at QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce over marriage equality




Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has fired off another round of criticism aimed at Australian companies supporting marriage equality. This afternoon Dutton gave a speech to a Liberal National Party conference in Queensland and took aim at Alan Joyce, the prominent gay CEO of QANTAS. “Mr Joyce is an exceptional CEO — he’s a good person […]

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Dutton tells corporate Australia to butt out of the marriage debate




Peter Dutton has told corporate Australia to stop harassing the government about their lack of action of marriage equality and focus on running their own businesses. Speaking to Sydney radio station 2GB the Immigration and Broder Protection Minister delivered a spray to business leaders. Dutton said Australia’s CEO’s needed to be “publicly shamed” for their […]

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just.equal: WA election result is a win for marriage equality

just.equal: WA election result is a win for marriage equality




Marriage equality advocates say the WA election result has increased the momentum for marriage equality. Mark McGowan and WA Labor’s win means that all Australian state and territory leaders now openly support marriage equality. Long-time marriage equality advocate and just.equal spokesperson Rodney Croome says the WA election outcome boosts the momentum for marriage equality under […]

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The Prime Minister won’t be going to Mardi Gras

The Prime Minister won’t be going to Mardi Gras




Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will not be attending Mardi Gras this weekend. Declaring he has “other matters” to attend to interstate, Turnbull will not be able to make it down to this year’s celebrations which are held in his electorate of Wentworth. Last year Turnbull made history as the first sitting Prime Minister to attend […]

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Prime Minster asked about covert Nazi styled mind control

Prime Minster asked about covert Nazi styled mind control




Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been asked about the gay community’s rumoured Nazi styled mind control. In parliament  the PM was questioned about a One Nation candidate’s claims that the LGBTI community uses a Nazi or Soviet styled covert mind control program to build support for gay rights. Tony Burke, the Manager of Opposition Business […]

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