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Christian Porter defends government’s marriage postal survey expenditure

Christian Porter defends government’s marriage postal survey expenditure

Christian Porter, the Minister for Social Services has defended the government’s $122 million expenditure on the marriage postal survey, arguing that democracy is expensive. Speaking to Perth radio station 6PR, Porter told host Gareth Parker that the survey was the only way the government could find out what Australians really think about allowing same sex […]

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Sportsbet defends offering odds on marriage survey outcome

Sportsbet defends offering odds on marriage survey outcome

Online betting agency Sportsbet have defended their decision to promote betting on the outcome of the marriage postal survey. OUTinPerth readers have expressed their concern about the betting option which is being widely promoted across social media. Alex Greenwich, co-chair of Australian Marriage Equality described the company’s promotion as a “whole new low”. “To vote […]

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Marriage Alliance says Airbnb ring campaign is subliminal bullying

Marriage Alliance says Airbnb ring campaign is subliminal bullying

The Marriage Alliance says a campaign by businesses, including Airbnb and QANTAS, that uses rings as part of it’s campaign is a form of “subliminal bullying”. Speaking to Gareth Parker on 6PR this morning York said the Until We Belong campaign was causing situations where people who supported traditional views of marriage were being targeted […]

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Liberal MP Joe Francis called out over Safe Schools claims

Liberal MP Joe Francis called out over Safe Schools claims

Joe Francis voices opposition to Safe Schools Liberal MP Joe Francis appeared on Perth radio station 6PR earlier this week saying politicians should always tell the truth, but advocates for the Safe Schools anti-bullying program say Francis and other Liberal MP’s are not being honest when they describe the program. Labor and The Greens have […]

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One Nation’s Richard Eldridge apologies for offensive comments

One Nation’s Richard Eldridge has apologised for comments he made on a Twitter account prior to standing as a political candidate. Speaking to 6PR’s new drive time host Oliver Peterson, Eldridge said the tweets from the account named ‘Ned Kelly’ were usually sent while the ABC’s program Q&A was screening. He explained that the tweets were meant […]

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Lyle Shelton says Bernardi was disrespectful

Lyle Shelton says Bernardi was disrespectful

The leader of the Australian Christian Lobby has described Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi as “disrespectful” over his comments to Opposition Leader Bill Shorten yesterday morning. “It was wrong of Cory, and disrespectful to call the Opposition leader a fraud and to gatecrash his press conference.” said Australian Christian Lobby leader Lyle Shelton appearing on radio […]

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Criticism of anti-gay Mandurah school ramps up

Calls for education minister to act A new petition has been launched calling for schools that discriminate against children with same sex parents to be ineligible for government funding. Yesterday it was revealed that a Mandurah school had asked a seven year old girl to not speak about her gay father. The girls father has […]

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Howard Sattler Settles With 6PR

Howard Sattler Settles With 6PR

Radio announcer Howard Sattler has settled his lawsuit against former employer 6PR. The radio host was fired in July 2013 following a public backlash regarding his controversial interview with Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Sattler asked the Prime Minister if her partner Tim Mathieson was gay. Shortly after the broadcast the station ordered Sattler to apologise […]

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Sattler to Sue 6PR

Sattler to Sue 6PR

Sacked Shock Jock Howard Sattler is suing his former employer 6PR for unfair dismissal claiming that his termination was unwarranted. The talk back host was suspended and then dismissed after he asked Prime Minister Julia Gillard if he partner Tim Mathieson was gay. Satler has filed a writ in a the supreme court that claims […]

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Sattler May Run Against Smith

Sattler May Run Against Smith

Sacked radio presenter Howard Sattler has indicated that he may consider a future in politics, running against Labor member for Perth Stephen Smith in upcoming federal election. Earlier this week the 6PR drive host was sacked following a controversial interview with Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Sattler repetitively asked if the Prime Minister’s partner Tim Mathieson […]

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