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Labor criticise Milo Yiannopoulos visa decision

Labor criticise Milo Yiannopoulos visa decision

The opposition have criticised the government’s decision to allow controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulos a visa to enter Australia for a speaking tour. Labor’s Shadow Foreign Minister Penny Wong said the government had only changed its stance after being pressured by right wing commentators. “I think we can decide who we want to come to Australia.” […]

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Government backs down on banning Milo Yiannopoulos

Government backs down on banning Milo Yiannopoulos

Provocative speaker Milo Yiannopoulos will be allowed to enter Australia after Immigration Minister David Coleman stepped in to personally approve his Visa application, overriding the Department of Immigration’s advice. It is understood that the Minister was not satisfied with the reasons the department supplied for denying Yiannopoulos entry to Australia. His last tour of Australia […]

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Senator Fierravanti-Wells says call to protect LGBTI students was a furphy

Senator Fierravanti-Wells says call to protect LGBTI students was a furphy

At the end of the first week of parliament for 2019 Senator¬†Concetta Fierravanti-Wells delivered a speech welcoming the government’s decision to refer the legislation to protect LGBTI students from being expelled from schools to the Law Reform Commission. Senator Fierravanti-Wells says the idea that students could be discriminated against in any way “is a furphy”, […]

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Liberal senator Amanda Stoker says sexuality is a choice

Liberal senator Amanda Stoker says sexuality is a choice

Liberal Senator Amanda Stoker has shared her view that people choose their sexuality. In an opinion piece for the Australian Financial Review¬†published earlier this month the senator from Queensland criticised “identity politics” saying people chose to identify themselves as victims of a series of elements that were both within and outside of one’s control. Senator […]

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