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Bob Katter says the focus should be on crocodiles not gay marriage

Bob Katter says the focus should be on crocodiles not gay marriage

Queensland MP Bob Katter has delivered one of the most bizzare reactions to the results of the marriage equality postal survey. Speaking to reporters last week the colourful MP said he wished gay couples who would now be able to get married happiness. “I mean, people are entitled to their sexual proclivities,” Katter said. “Let […]

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Matt Canavan: Politicians against gay marriage should ignore their electorates

Matt Canavan: Politicians against gay marriage should ignore their electorates

Senator Matt Canavan says politicians who are opposed to marriage equality should stick to their convictions and oppose the laws being changed. “You’ve got to be genuine and hold to your convictions,” Senator Canavan told Sky News on Sunday. “I think this idea that you should somehow change your fundamental principles and views because the […]

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Tony Abbott says he created the pathway for marriage equality

Tony Abbott says he created the pathway for marriage equality

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has told Sydney’s radio 2GB that the massive turnout for the marriage postal survey is a vindication of his decision to take the issue to the people. “It’s a vindication of the process that was put in place by my government, and continued by the Turnbull government.” Abbott said. “I […]

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No voters launch petition calling for an audit of the result

No voters launch petition calling for an audit of the result

No voters have launched an online petition calling for a recount of the Australian Marriage Postal Survey. The petition at change.org claims that the results provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics are “unreliable and do not represent the true numbers reflected by the Australian people.” The petition says that corruption is widespread throughout government departments and […]

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Turnbull says ‘Yes’ victory is an affirmation for same sex couples

Turnbull says ‘Yes’ victory is an affirmation for same sex couples

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reacted to the ‘Yes’ victory of the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey. Speaking on mix94.5 this morning, the PM was questioned about the extraordinary postal poll on the issue of marriage equality. “Democracy has a cost, and what an amazing affirmation,” the Prime Minister told hosts Clairsy, Matt & Kymba. […]

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Malcolm Turnbull disagrees with Kevin Andrews views on discrimination

Malcolm Turnbull disagrees with Kevin Andrews views on discrimination

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has described former Minister Kevin Andrews comments endorsing discrimination as “extraordinary”. Following today’s decisive win by the ‘Yes’ campaign on the issue of marriage equality, Andrews told Sky News that he was in favour of introducing laws that allowed people to discriminate on the basis on sexuality and religion. Andrews told […]

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Dean Smith’s marriage bill introduced to the Senate

Dean Smith’s marriage bill introduced to the Senate

WA Senator Dean Smith’s bill to amend the Marriage Act has been introduced to the upper house this afternoon, following the victory of the ‘Yes’ vote in the postal survey. Senator Smith’s bill has been co-sponsored by eight senators from across the political spectrum, and both Labor and The Greens have thrown their support behind […]

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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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Voters in Tony Abbott’s seat show huge support for marriage equality

Voters in Tony Abbott’s seat show huge support for marriage equality

Voters in Tony Abbott’s seat of Warringah have rejected his position on marriage equality with only one in four voters within the ex-Prime Minister’s electorate supporting his stance. Seventy five per cent of voters who live in Warringah and returned their survey forms voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to wed. Nationally Warringah […]

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Lyle Shelton: Paterson bill has the minimum level of protection required

Lyle Shelton: Paterson bill has the minimum level of protection required

Lyle Shelton, the Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby and the leading spokesman for the ‘No’ campaign, has congratulated the Equality campaign for their decisive win in the marriage debate. The long term opponent of marriage equality says the next step is for parliament to introduce legislation that provides adequate protections for those opposed […]

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