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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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Rishworth dismisses concerns about gender dysphoria in the ADF

Rishworth dismisses concerns about gender dysphoria in the ADF

Labor’s veteran’s affairs spokesperson Amanda Rishworth has dismissed concerns about the Australian Defence Forces proving medical care to transgender personnel. Liberal MP Andrew Hastie has launched a campaign against the Australian Defence Forces providing funding to personnel who experience gender dysphoria. The Western Australian MP has called on the ADF to tighten up its recruitment […]

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Ian Thorpe urges people to return their marriage survey forms

Ian Thorpe urges people to return their marriage survey forms

Olympian Ian Thorpe has urged people to vote ‘yes’ in the marriage equality survey and get their completed forms in the mail by Friday to ensure they make it back to the Australian Bureau of Statistics in time to be counted. Thorpe said he was optimistic that the marriage survey would return a ‘yes’ result […]

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Milo Yiannopoulos banned from WA government owned venues

Milo Yiannopoulos banned from WA government owned venues

The Western Australian government has banned Milo Yiannopoulos from government venues with the Premier saying the outspoken conservative speaker was not welcome in the state. Speaking to Nine News, Premier Mark McGowan said people didn’t need to hear the British commentators views. “Anyone who defends paedophiles and associates with Nazis, I don’t think is a […]

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Craig Laundy: The media are not giving enough time to the ‘No’ case

Craig Laundy: The media are not giving enough time to the ‘No’ case

Liberal MP Craig Laundy says the media is is not giving enough time to the ‘No’ case opposing marriage equality. The MP, who is opposed to allowed same sex couples having the right to marry, said people in his New South Wales electorate of Reid were enjoying having their chance to have a say on […]

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Sky News says more than 50% of marriage survey papers already returned

Sky News says more than 50% of marriage survey papers already returned

Sky News is reporting that fifty per cent of the people who were sent marriage survey forms have already filled them out and returned them. Acting Special Minister of State, Mathias Cormann has told Sky News that he understands a large number of eligible participants in the marriage postal survey have already returned their forms. […]

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Conservative writer Caleb Bond voices support for same-sex marriage

Conservative writer Caleb Bond voices support for same-sex marriage

News Corp columnist Caleb Bond has voiced his support for marriage equality, revealing that he’s voted YES in the government’s marriage postal survey. Appearing on The Perrett Report, the writer for The Daily Telegraph and The Advertiser said he believed most younger Australians were in favour of changing the marriage laws. Host Janine Perrett has […]

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Daisy Cousens says Yes campaign will claim assault on Abbott is acceptable

Daisy Cousens says Yes campaign will claim assault on Abbott is acceptable

Political commentator Daisy Cousens says the YES campaign for marriage equality has turned into a campaign for retribution. Appearing on The Bolt Report on Sky News, Cousens said it beggared belief that the marriage debate had resulted in violence incidents. Discussing the alleged assault of former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, the journalist said people supporting marriage equality […]

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Cory Bernardi claims marriage equality is a ‘Trojan Horse’

Cory Bernardi claims marriage equality is a ‘Trojan Horse’

Australian Conservatives leader Senator Cory Bernardi has described the push for same-sex couples to marry as a ‘Trojan Horse’ for a variety of other issues. Appearing on Sky News’ The Morning Shift this morning Senator Bernardi said it was reasonable that the debate about marriage equality considered a wide range of issues  including how it […]

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Radio’s Mike Jeffreys criticises Dean Smith for mentioning Tori Johnson

Queensland radio host Mike Jeffreys has criticised Liberal Senator Dean Smith for speaking about Tori Johnson – the hero of the Lindt Cafe siege. Back in 2015 when Senator Smith announced he’d changed his position on marriage equality he noted that one of the triggers for him reevaluating his position was the death of gay […]

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