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Just.Equal disappointed that there’s no Minster for Equality

Just.Equal disappointed that there’s no Minster for Equality

Just.Equal Australia is disappointed new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has not appointed a Minister for Equality and has called on him to reverse the decision. Federal Labor had an Equality Spokesperson for three years prior to the 2019 election but Mr Albanese scuttled the role after Labor’s loss. Prior to Albanese taking on the leadership role […]

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PM Anthony Albanese announces his ministerial positions

PM Anthony Albanese announces his ministerial positions

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced his appointments to Ministerial positions, revealing a shake-up of portfolios. During the election campaign Albanese has stated that he expected the ministerial positions to be filled by members of his team who had served as the opposing Shadow Ministers in opposition, but the loss of both Terri Butler and […]

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Labor set to form majority government with 76 seats

Labor set to form majority government with 76 seats

The Labor party are on track to form a majority government with at least 76 seats. The party looks set to win the seat of Macnamara in suburban Melbourne, giving it a majority in the 151 seat lower house. The latest counting update from the Australian Electoral Commission shows Labor’s Josh Burns is well ahead […]

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LGBTQIA+ advocates lay out agenda for Albanese Government

LGBTQIA+ advocates lay out agenda for Albanese Government

Equality advocates have welcomed the results of yesterday’s election, laying out what they expect for the incoming Albanese Government. National LGBTQIA+ advocacy group Just.Equal Australia say the Labor victory puts Australia in a unique position to move forward on LGBTQIA+ rights, despite Labor’s stance on issues that matter to our communities. The group says the […]

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24 hours and a crystal ball: LGBTQIA+ equality in our next parliament

OPINION: Brian Greig is a former WA senator and veteran LGBTIQ+ advocate I write this article one day before the election just to make a couple of points and predictions. There is only 24 hours to go, but I don’t believe we will have a clear result on Saturday night. It will take a few […]

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Anthony Albanese will campaign from home after Covid diagnosis

Anthony Albanese will campaign from home after Covid diagnosis

Labor leader Anthony Albanese is going to to spend the next week campaigning from home after he received a positive diagnosis for Covid-19. Albanese was scheduled to return to Western Australia this morning and continue campaigning in some of the marginal seats in the state, but his plans were put on ice last night when […]

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Catholic schools call for Religious Discrimination law plan

Catholic schools call for Religious Discrimination law plan

The National Catholic Education Commission has called on both major parties to clarify how they will bring forward federal legislation for Religious Discrimination. Former Labor Minister Jacinta Collins, who heads the group, has written to both leaders asking them to finalise legislation within their first 100 days of a new parliamentary term. The Morrison government […]

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Albanese says Morrison should accept responsibility for picking Deves

Albanese says Morrison should accept responsibility for picking Deves

Labor leader Anthony Albanese says it’s extraordinary that the Prime Minister is putting his support behind Warringah candidate Katherine Deves, when her selection is clearing driving a wedge through the Liberal party and wider society. Albanese said the selection of Deves as a candidate was an issue for the Liberal party, but he’d never have […]

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Anthony Albanese: We have the right team and a plan for Australia

Anthony Albanese: We have the right team and a plan for Australia

Labor leader Anthony Albanese says the team he leads have a plan for the future and are ready to govern Australia. The opposition leader welcomed the news that the federal election would be held on Saturday 21st May and said his team had the right plan for Australia’s future. “This election will determine whether we […]

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Anthony Albanese says it’s okay if you want to say men can’t have babies

Anthony Albanese says it’s okay if you want to say men can’t have babies

Labor leader Anthony Albanese shared his views on ‘cancel culture’ during an appearance on Channel Nine’s Today show. Hosts on Sky News have nicknamed the Labor leader ‘Each Way Albo’ over his tendency to give answers that encapsulate multiple responses, and the this weekend’s sit down with Today saw Albanese tackling questions about whether people […]

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