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Cory Bernardi to leave Liberals and form new conservative party

Cory Bernardi to leave Liberals and form new conservative party




The ABC have reported that South Australian Senator Cory Bernardi plans to announce that he will leave the Liberal Party to form a new political party of his own. The move would confirm whispers that started in March of last year, when The Australian reported that Senator Bernardi’s wife had registered trademarks for the name “Australian Conservatives”. The […]

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Is it right to un-invite Malcolm Turnbull from Mardi Gras?

Is it right to un-invite Malcolm Turnbull from Mardi Gras?




OPINION Yesterday’s Annual General Meeting of Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras saw a motion put forward to officially un-invite Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull from next year’s celebrations. Malcolm Turnbull made history in 2016 when he became the first sitting Prime Minister to attend Mardi Gras. Turnbull posed for selfie’s with spectators and participants and […]

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Can the PM find a way out of his plebiscite quagmire?

Can the PM find a way out of his plebiscite quagmire?




News Corp publications are reporting that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is considering a Plan B in light of the growing likelihood his plebiscite plan won’t get up. The Prime Minister’s Office is still declaring that the plebiscite plan is the government ‘s official policy,but the newspaper has reported that their sources have said that the […]

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Plebiscite becomes major election issue in final days of campaign

Plebiscite becomes major election issue in final days of campaign




Many questions about the plebiscite  Six months ago The Australian Christian Lobby boasted that the government’s tactic of announcing a plebiscite had kicked the issue into the long grass and blunted the growing momentum for marriage equality in Australia. The policy created by former Prime Minister Tony Abbott was clearly meant to remove the issue […]

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Malcolm Turnbull grilled on marriage equality plebiscite on ‘Q&A’

Malcolm Turnbull grilled on marriage equality plebiscite on ‘Q&A’




Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was the lone guest on tonight’s edition of ‘Q&A’ on the ABC. The PM, who was battling a cold, at times seemed to struggle to deliver a clear answer. Turnbull was quizzed on his commitment to marriage equality, on whether or not he’d shared his views on acceptance with members of […]

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Is James Mathison taking on Tony Abbott?

Is James Mathison taking on Tony Abbott?




Television personality James Mathison looks ready to make a run for federal politics. Mathison has indicated that he’ll run as an independent for the seat of Warringah, hoping to knock out former Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Mathison told MTV that he’s entering the race to rock the boat arguing that the longstanding Liberal member is […]

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GLORIA’s recognise outrageous, ridiculous and ignorant comments




Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was the big winner at the GLORIA Awards this week. The nation’s leader picked up the ‘Golden Gloria’ not for something he said, but for a lot of things he seems to have forgotten to say. The annual awards, which are organised by NSW MP Penny Sharpe, shine a light on […]

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PFLAG steps up campaign calling for the plebiscite to be axed

PFLAG steps up campaign calling for the plebiscite to be axed




The Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) have stepped up their campaign against the marriage plebiscite by taking out an advertisement in The Australian. The group that represents the parents and families of LGBTIQ people said it’s time for the Prime Minister to stop sidestepping the issue of marriage equality. Recently the government […]

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Kevin Andrews prepared to contest Turnbull for Liberal leadership

Kevin Andrews prepared to contest Turnbull for Liberal leadership




Long-standing conservative Liberal MP Kevin Andrews has said he is prepared to submit a leadership challenge to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull under the right circumstances. The member for Menzies supported then Prime Minister Tony Abbott last year when Turnbull contested for the Liberal leadership, going head to head with Julie Bishop for the position of […]

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Christine Forster says Abbott’s views on Safe Schools are ‘laughable’




Liberal back-bencher and former PM Tony Abbott has called for the Safe Schools program to be de-funded, claiming it is a form of “social engineering”. Mr Abbott joins his voice with other conservative MPs like Cory Bernardi, who has been railing against the program for months, leading to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull calling for a review of […]

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