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Perth LGBTI Professionals makes the move to Moana Hall

Perth LGBTI Professionals makes the move to Moana Hall

Networking event Perth LGBTI Professionals is back after the holiday season and ready to bring the local community together once again. The casual networking event is open to all who are looking to share their work within the LGBTIQ+ community here in WA, and learn what other community groups and individuals have been working on. […]

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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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Brooklyn Park to be renamed to honour Marsha P Johnson

Brooklyn Park to be renamed to honour Marsha P Johnson

A park in Brooklyn will be renamed to honour the achievements of gay rights activist Marsha P Johnson. New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement at the annual Human Rights Campaign in gala on Saturday night. East River State Park in Brooklyn will be renamed in honour of Johnson who was a gay rights […]

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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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Perth Pythons celebrate award nomination ahead of Have A Go Day

Perth Pythons celebrate award nomination ahead of Have A Go Day

On Sunday February 2nd The Perth Pythons Hockey Club host their first Have A Go Day for 2020. Their Have A Go Days have been a regular fixture over the past 3 years aimed at introducing people to field hockey as well as the club’s culture of inclusion, diversity and fun. Pythons President and Head […]

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Opinion: Pride WA need to radically reassess their priorities

Opinion: Pride WA need to radically reassess their priorities

OPINION Pride WA went way too far in 2019. They have been on a pretty rotten trajectory for some time now. But last year the (attempted) petty micromanagement of floats, the corporate sponsorships and the accompanying overt hostility to progressive LGBTI politics all plumbed new depths. The pride parade is an important fixture of the […]

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