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QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce takes up patron role at The Pinnacle Foundation

QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce takes up patron role at The Pinnacle Foundation

The Pinnacle Foundation has announced that Alan Joyce has accepted the role as a Patron of their organisation. Joyce, together with partner Shane Lloyd, have a long-term association with the registered charity, helping the organisation in its mission to give young LGBT+ Australians a chance to achieve their full potential. Joyce said he was honoured […]

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QANTAS boss Alan Joyce praised for his support of marriage equality

QANTAS boss Alan Joyce praised for his support of marriage equality

QANTAS boss Alan Joyce has been praised for his support for marriage equality. Joyce has been placed at the top of an international list of the most influential LGBT business leaders, with his vocal support for marriage equality being highlighted. Networking group OUTstanding and The Financial Times compile the annual list recognising positive LGBT role […]

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Alan Joyce pie-thrower fined over assault

Alan Joyce pie-thrower fined over assault

The man who smashed a pie into the face of QANTAS boss Alan Joyce appeared in a Perth court last week and was fined $3,600. In May, Tony Overheu hid behind a stage at business breakfast at Perth’s Hyatt Hotel. When guest speaker Alan Joyce addressed the crowd, Overheu pushed a lemon meringue pie into […]

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Advocates celebrate LGBTI champions in Queen’s Honours List

Advocates celebrate LGBTI champions in Queen’s Honours List

Marriage equality advocates have applauded the inclusion of Australian LGBTI champions in today’s Queens Honours List. The Equality Campaign have celebrated the acknowledgement of Qantas CEO Alan Joyce, SBS Managing Director Michael Ebeid and the late Peter Bonsall-Boone and his partner Peter de Waal for their years of fighting for marriage equality. “It is great to […]

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QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce given Australia’s highest civilian honour

QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce given Australia’s highest civilian honour

QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce have been given Australia’s highest civilian honour in the Queen’s Birthday announcements. Joyce is one of fifteen people given the Companion of the Order of Australia. In the citation for the award Joyce was recognised for his service to gender equity, inclusion and diversity, the aviation and tourism industries, alongside his […]

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Man charged over Alan Joyce pie incident appears in court

Man charged over Alan Joyce pie incident appears in court

The man charged over the incident involving Alan Joyce and a lemon meringue pie has briefly appeared in court. Perth Now has reported on the case. Sixty seven year old Tony Overheu appeared in Perth’s magistrate court this morning charged with common assault, trespass and damage. It is alleged that he hid behind a stage […]

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Margaret Court boycotts QANTAS because they support marriage equality

Religious leader Margaret Court has declared that she will no longer fly on QANTAS “where possible” because of their support for marriage equality. The leader of Perth’s Victory Life Centre, and former tennis champ, wrote a letter to The West Australian declaring that she will now avoid using the airline wherever possible for her “extensive travel”. “I […]

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Mark Latham criticises Alan Joyce for filing assault charges

Mark Latham criticises Alan Joyce for filing assault charges

Mark Latham has criticised QANTAS boss Alan Joyce for filing charges against the man who allegedly assaulted him with a Lemon Meringue Pie. Speaking to The Daily Mail the former Labor leader described Joyce as a “bastard” and said he should prepared to expect this kind of reaction if he makes statements in the political […]

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Former PM John Howard says Turnbull should hold the plebiscite

Former PM John Howard says Turnbull should hold the plebiscite

Former Prime Minister John Howard says he is sympathetic to the views of the man who threw a pie in the face of QANTAS boss Alan Joyce. Howard suggests Malcolm Turnbull should honour his promise to hold a plebiscite on marriage equality. Speaking at a forum earlier this week Howard said the man who waited behind […]

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Alan Joyce expected to file assault charges against pie attacker

QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce has said he will not be silent in his support of marriage equality, following his public assault in Perth earlier this week. Mr Joyce was struck in the face with a pie by a disgruntled opponent of marriage equality, former farmer Tony Overheu. Overheu revealed he was motivated by QANTAS’ “corporate […]

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