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Pauline Hanson proposes bill to “prohibit indoctrination of children”

Pauline Hanson proposes bill to “prohibit indoctrination of children”

One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson has announced new bill that aims to counteract programs that teach LGBTIQ+ issues and climate change to students. According to Senator Hanson’s website, The Prohibiting the Indoctrination of Children Bill is designed to target “skewed versions of history and science, and sexualised school programs that indoctrinate young children with controversies […]

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Adam Bandt elected as the new leader of The Greens

Adam Bandt elected as the new leader of The Greens

Adam Bandt has been elected unopposed as the new leader of The Greens. His appointment follows the surprise resignation of Richard Di Natale yesterday. Bandt, who is the party’s only member in the lower house, will take over the leadership, while Larissa Waters will be their leader in the senate. Waters will also serve as […]

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Michael McCormack remains as Nationals leader following leadership spill

Michael McCormack remains as Nationals leader following leadership spill

Michael McCormack is remaining as leader of the Nationals after seeing off a challenge from former leader Barnaby Joyce. McCormack was announced as the party leader this morning, his new deputy is David Littleproud. The leadership spill followed the resignation of Senator Bridget McKenzie from cabinet and the deputy position following her involvement in the […]

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Sky News host says bureaucrats too concerned with rainbows

Sky News host says bureaucrats too concerned with rainbows

Sky News host Paul Murray says it’s important that Ministers are able to overrule public servants recommendations on where Commonwealth funding is awarded because bureaucrats are too concerned with diversity and rainbows. The National’s Deputy Leader Bridget McKenzie resigned from her ministerial position on Sunday. McKenzie’s resignation followed accusations that while serving as Minister for […]

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Senator Richard Di Natale resigns as Greens leader

Senator Richard Di Natale resigns as Greens leader

Victorian Senator Richard Di Natale has announced today that he will step down immediately as leader of The Greens, and plans to leave the Senate before the next election. Di Natale said the decision came down to wanting to spend more time with his family, and the stress of travel that comes with the Canberra […]

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Equality Australia: Religious Discrimination Bill is flawed legislation

Equality Australia: Religious Discrimination Bill is flawed legislation

Equality Australia have put in a submission to the government’s consultation process of the Religious Discrimination Bill outlining their opposition to many parts of the proposed legislation. CEO of Equality Australia, Anna Brown said the legislation being put forward was flawed. “The closer you look at this Bill the worse it becomes, and there is […]

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Tim Wilson says renaming Margaret Court Arena would be like ‘1984’

Tim Wilson says renaming Margaret Court Arena would be like ‘1984’

Liberal MP Tim Wilson has voiced his support for keeping Margaret Court’s name on Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne, saying that calls to rename the venue would be “too 1984” for his liking. There have been renewed calls for the sporting venue to renamed in light of the former tennis players statements about LGBTI people. […]

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Tennis Australia admonish McEnroe and Navratilova over protest

Tennis Australia admonish McEnroe and Navratilova over protest

Tennis Australia have expressed their disappointment with two of the sport’s most legendary players after they protested against the naming of Margaret Court arena. John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova played an exhibition match on Tuesday at the Australian Open, but after they finished they unfurled a banner that read “Evonne Goolagong Arena”. Tennis Australia has […]

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Correction: OUTinPerth addresses articles regarding Bettina Arndt

Correction: OUTinPerth addresses articles regarding Bettina Arndt

A report at New Matilda has highlighted that Bettina Arndt is often referred to as a clinical psychologist or doctor by a wide range of outlets in the Australian media. The investigation has highlighted that 80 outlets across Australia have at various times described Arndt is a clinical psychologist and attributed the title of doctor. While […]

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Entertainer Carlotta recognised in the Australia Day Honours

Entertainer Carlotta recognised in the Australia Day Honours

Groundbreaking entertainer Carlotta has been recognised in the Australia Day Honours. Carol Spencer, who is best known under her performing moniker Carlotta, was made a Member of the Order of Australia for her services to the entertainment industry and support of the LGBTIQ+ communities. Her citation noted her three decades of the compare of Sydney’s […]

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