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Julie Bishop: It’s too early to say what the marriage legislation will look like

Acting Prime Minister Julie Bishop says she believes the ‘Yes’ campaign will win the marriage postal survey, but comments that it’s too soon to know what the final legislation will be. The Western Australian MP is serving as the Acting Prime Minister for the first time after Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce, and Deputy Nationals leader […]

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Malcolm Turnbull confident marriage equality legislation won’t be delayed

Malcolm Turnbull confident marriage equality legislation won’t be delayed

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is confident that if the winning result of the marriage postal survey is ‘Yes’, a private members bill allowing for marriage equality will be passed by the parliament before Christmas. The PM restated his belief that a bill could be passed in the final two weeks of parliament sitting in 2017 […]

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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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Labor give their support to Dean Smith’s marriage bill

Labor give their support to Dean Smith’s marriage bill

Labor will encourage the government to accept Dean Smith’s private members bill for marriage equality, should the marriage postal survey return a ‘yes’ result. The government has promised MPs will be allowed a conscience vote on the issue of marriage equality should the $120 million dollar postal survey exercise indicate that the Australian people support […]

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YES campaign responds to negative advertisements about marriage equality

YES campaign responds to negative advertisements about marriage equality

Australian Marriage Equality has responded to the advertisements from The Coalition for Marriage with their own take on how changing the marriage laws will affect young Australians. Dr Kerryn Phelps is featured in the response advertisement saying the opponents of marriage equality are trying to mislead the public. “Over the coming weeks we’ll be hearing […]

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Amanda Vanstone shows her support for marriage equality

Former Howard Government Minister Amanda Vanstone has shown her support for marriage equality. The politician turned broadcaster posted a picture of herself wearing rainbow hued glasses to her Twitter account and encouraged her followers to vote ‘Yes’ in the upcoming postal survey’. “If you’re a bit pale on the idea then you’re not anti. Vote […]

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Senator Zed Seselja: Conservatives won’t block plebiscite

Senator Zed Seselja: Conservatives won’t block plebiscite

Liberal senator ZedĀ Seselja has said it won’t be conservatives in the government blocking the plebiscite on marriage equality. Appearing on SKY News the newly promoted senator said if people are worried about the plebiscite not moving forward they should look to Labor and The Greens. “Obviously its subject to passage through the parliament, so really […]

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