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News watchdog says same sex marriage article was not accurate

News watchdog says same sex marriage article was not accurate

Online news provider news.com has been found to have described a Brisbane protest held during the 2017 marriage postal survey in terms that were “inaccurate” and “not factual”. On the 8th of September the website posted an article that described a protest outside a church in Brisbane with the title Marriage equality supporters clash with churchgoers […]

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Clive Palmer announces political comeback with massive PR campaign

Clive Palmer announces political comeback with massive PR campaign

Former politician and multi-millionaire Clive Palmer has announced his hopes of making a political comeback. Over the last fortnight billboards featuring an image of Palmer alongside slogans such as ‘Make Australia Great” and “Australians First” have been appearing around the city. In Beaufort Street in Bedford there are two within less than 100 metres of […]

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Melbourne Underground Film Festival Director retracts resignation

Melbourne Underground Film Festival Director retracts resignation

The controversial director of the Melbourne Underground Film Festival has retracted his decision to resign from the festival. Richard Wolstencroft now says the festival will be a place to celebrate freedom of speech and stand up to political correctness. Last year Wolstencroft indicated he would be stepping down from the festival following negative feedback regarding comments he […]

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Katter proposes law to protect people from gender neutral language

Katter proposes law to protect people from gender neutral language

Queensland politician Robbie Katter, the son of federal MP Bob Katter, has announced he’ll be putting forward a law to protect people from gender neutral language. Appearing on Ben Fordham’s talkback show on radio station Sydney station 2UE, Katter said he would introduce his ‘He said, She said’ bill into the Queensland parliament in the […]

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Professor David Cooper remembered for leadership in HIV/AIDS response

UNSW Scientia Professor David Cooper AC, a global leader in the response to HIV/AIDS, was remembered earlier today at a public memorial at Sydney Town Hall. More than 1000 people gathered to pay tribute to Professor Cooper, immunologist and director of the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney for 32 years, who had dedicated his life […]

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Queensland now third state to end forced divorce for transgender people

Queensland now third state to end forced divorce for transgender people

Queensland has become the third state to remove the requirement for transgender and gender diverse people to divorce their spouse to have their gender legally affirmed. The north-eastern state will join Victoria and New South Wales whose parliaments have also made the adjustments since Canberra voted to amend the Marriage Act last year. Just four […]

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Comedian JooYung Roberts comes forward as Tom Ballard’s accuser

Adelaide based comedian JooYung Roberts has come forward as the man accusing fellow comedian Tom Ballard of an alleged sexual assault. Roberts posted a statement to his Twitter account saying he was not afraid to be identified, alongside the hashtag #metoo. “I am Tom Ballard’s accuser. I understand that it can be difficult to know […]

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“You don’t even have to wear a dress!”: Lyle Shelton on gender neutral toilets

“You don’t even have to wear a dress!”: Lyle Shelton on gender neutral toilets

Lyle Shelton from the Australian Conservatives has expressed his opposition to gender neutral bathrooms, and decried that some of the people entering the women’s bathroom may not even be wearing dresses. Shelton, who headed the failed ‘No’ campaign against marriage equality, says the AFL’s decision to make several bathrooms at Etihad Stadium gender neutral during […]

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George Christensen recreates Beyonce’s classic video

George Christensen recreates Beyonce’s classic video

Government backbencher George Christensen has released a video where he dresses and dances like Beyonce in her classic Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) video. The video shows the Queensland MP and his team brainstorming ways that they can get the government’s attention for the funding of a new ring road in his electorate. After […]

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Prominent Australians recognised in Queen’s Birthday honours

Prominent Australians recognised in Queen’s Birthday honours

Many prominent Australians have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. This year there are more women on the list than men. It’s the first time that there have been more women than men in any part of the awards process. Film editor Jill Billcock has been made an Companion of the Order of Australia. The […]

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