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Amanda Stoker and Pauline Hanson up for final Queensland senate spot

Amanda Stoker and Pauline Hanson up for final Queensland senate spot

When the votes rolled in on election night most political analysts predicted that there would not be enough votes to return Liberal senator Amanda Stoker, but as counting as continued it looks like Senator Stoker may be making a comeback. Initial predications were that having been given the third spot on the Liberal senate ticket […]

Survey seeks data on how LGBTQIA+ Australians voted this election

Survey seeks data on how LGBTQIA+ Australians voted this election

National LGBTQIA+ advocacy group Just.Equal Australia are hoping to learn more about how LGBTQIA+ Australians and allies voted in the recent federal election. The organisation have launched a survey to determine what factors influenced LGBTQIA+ folks and allies to make their electoral decisions. Questions are aimed at determining issues that influenced your vote such as […]

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Just.Equal disappointed that there’s no Minster for Equality

Just.Equal disappointed that there’s no Minster for Equality

Just.Equal Australia is disappointed new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has not appointed a Minister for Equality and has called on him to reverse the decision. Federal Labor had an Equality Spokesperson for three years prior to the 2019 election but Mr Albanese scuttled the role after Labor’s loss. Prior to Albanese taking on the leadership role […]

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PM Anthony Albanese announces his ministerial positions

PM Anthony Albanese announces his ministerial positions

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced his appointments to Ministerial positions, revealing a shake-up of portfolios. During the election campaign Albanese has stated that he expected the ministerial positions to be filled by members of his team who had served as the opposing Shadow Ministers in opposition, but the loss of both Terri Butler and […]

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Labor set to form majority government with 76 seats

Labor set to form majority government with 76 seats

The Labor party are on track to form a majority government with at least 76 seats. The party looks set to win the seat of Macnamara in suburban Melbourne, giving it a majority in the 151 seat lower house. The latest counting update from the Australian Electoral Commission shows Labor’s Josh Burns is well ahead […]

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Nationals head to leadership showdown with multiple candidates

Nationals head to leadership showdown with multiple candidates

Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce is facing multiple challenges to his leadership with both Darren Chester and David Littleproud announcing they’ll be putting their hands up for the role. While the Nationals didn’t lose any seats at the recent federal election, the Coalition lost government with the Liberal party experience huge losses to Labor, The Greens […]

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Stephen Bates wins the seat of Brisbane for the Greens

Stephen Bates wins the seat of Brisbane for the Greens

The federal election might have been a week ago, but for some seats the counting takes a little longer. Today Stephen Bates was declared the winner of the seat of Brisbane, seizing the inner city Queensland seat from Liberal Trevor Evans. Posting to Facebook the new member of parliament said he was eager to get […]

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Peter Dutton confirms he’ll stand for Liberal leadership

Peter Dutton confirms he’ll stand for Liberal leadership

Peter Dutton has confirmed he’ll put his hand up to be the next leader of the Liberal party following Scott Morrison’s resignation. The Prime Minister conceded defeat on Saturday night as it became clear the Coalition would had not won enough seats to form either a majority or minority government, Scott Morrison also announced he’s […]

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LGBTQIA+ advocates lay out agenda for Albanese Government

LGBTQIA+ advocates lay out agenda for Albanese Government

Equality advocates have welcomed the results of yesterday’s election, laying out what they expect for the incoming Albanese Government. National LGBTQIA+ advocacy group Just.Equal Australia say the Labor victory puts Australia in a unique position to move forward on LGBTQIA+ rights, despite Labor’s stance on issues that matter to our communities. The group says the […]

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Sky News presenters declare Katherine Deves loss in Warringah – a victory

Sky News presenters declare Katherine Deves loss in Warringah – a victory

Sky News presenters have declared Katherine Deves loss in Warringah a victory. ‘It’s a victory as far as we’re concerned.” host Rowan Dean declared. “All the bed-wetters got smashed, but you did a lot better.” Deves lost her campaign for the former Liberal blue ribbon seat, with incumbent Zali Steggall increasing her margin significantly. Steggall […]

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