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Tony Abbott to speak against marriage equality in USA

Tony Abbott to speak against marriage equality in USA

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is scheduled to deliver a speech to an anti-LGBTI group in the USA later this month. The Australian Financial Review have reported that the high-profile No campaigner will be making his second guest appearance in two years for the Alliance Defending Freedom. The ADF are a Christian group founded in […]

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Bob Hawke blasts Turnbull’s marriage postal survey decision

Bob Hawke blasts Turnbull’s marriage postal survey decision

Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke has blasted current PM Malcolm Turnbull’s decision to hold a national postal survey on marriage. Speaking at the National Press Club earlier today the former Labor PM described it as one of the worst economic decisions since federation. His comments prompted a strong reaction from Tony Abbott, who suggested […]

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Abetz asks if Macklemore will have to officially authorise his song?

Abetz asks if Macklemore will have to officially authorise his song?

Senator Eric Abetz has asked if rapper Macklemore will be required to provide an authorisation statement after performing his song Same Love at the NRL Grand Final? Macklemore is expected to perform his song about homophobia, that became an anthem for the marriage equality movement in the USA, on Sunday afternoon. Singer Mary Lambert, who penned […]

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Catherine McGregor says her friendship with Tony Abbott is over

Catherine McGregor says her friendship with Tony Abbott is over

Political commentator, and former military officer, Catherine McGregor has declared her friendship with Tony Abbott is over after his recent disparaging comments about transgender people. McGregor said she had no doubt Abbott had firmly held views about marriage, but suggested that “lurking” behind his prominent support for the ‘No’ campaign was a hope he’d eventually […]

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“Let him play the song” Turnbull laughs off Macklemore complaints

“Let him play the song” Turnbull laughs off Macklemore complaints

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has laughed off Tony Abbott’s concerns about rapper Macklemore performing his song Same Love at the NRL Grand Final. “He should perform whatever he wants to perform,” the Prime Minister said, “I mean for heaven’s sake, it’s the half-time entertainment at the Grand Final. They’ve got a great artist, he’ll sing his top […]

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Tony Abbott wants to ban Macklemore from singing ‘Same Love’

Tony Abbott wants to ban Macklemore from singing ‘Same Love’

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is leading calls to ban rapper Mackelmore from singing his hit ‘Same Love’ when he performs at the Rugby League Grand Final. Queer singer Mary Lambert, who penned the song’s chorus, will be joining Macklemore for the performance. Tony Wall, a former rugby player, has launched a petition calling on […]

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Tony Abbott’s daughter Frances releases video supporting YES vote

Tony Abbott’s daughter Frances releases video supporting YES vote

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s youngest daughter has thrown her support behind a YES vote in the postal survey on marriage, releasing a video with the Yes Campaign. Frances Abbott, who drew attention last week for posting her support for the YES campaign on her Instagram account, has shared her desire to attend her aunt […]

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Man arrested in relation to transgender teen assault in Hobart

Man arrested in relation to transgender teen assault in Hobart

A 32 year old Hobart man has been arrested and charged over the alleged assault of a 16 year old transgender teenager in Hobart. The 32 year old from the Hobart suburb of Taroona was charged with common assault. Police said he and the victim Thalia Black were not known to each other. “Any violence […]

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Tasmanian police charge man over alleged assault of Tony Abbott

Tasmanian police charge man over alleged assault of Tony Abbott

Tasmanian police have charged a 38 year old North Hobart man one count of common assault following an investigation into an alleged incident involving former Prime Minister Tony Abbott. The man was granted bail and will appear in Hobart’s Magistrates Court at 9:30am on 23 October. Abbott told radio station 2GB that a man had […]

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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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