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Sinodinos hopeful marriage equality can be settled

Sinodinos hopeful marriage equality can be settled

Arthur Sinodinos, the Minister for Industry, Science and Innovation, says he is hopefully that the issue of marriage equality can be “settled” during the current term of government. Speaking to the National Press Club earlier today, the Liberal MP said while the government currently remains committed to holding a plebiscite, he would like to see […]

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Senator Scott Ryan dismisses calls for marriage equality free vote

Senator Scott Ryan dismisses calls for marriage equality free vote

Scott Ryan, the Special Minister of State charged with delivering the government’s marriage plebiscite, has dismissed calls for a free vote on the issue. Despite the legislation for a plebiscite facing a certain death once it reaches the senate, many of the Turnbull government’s MP’s are adamant that there is no way the issue will […]

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Nick Xenophon Team confirm they will not vote for plebiscite

Nick Xenophon Team confirm they will not vote for plebiscite

South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon has announced this his parliamentary team will vote against plebiscite-enabling legislation in Canberra along with the Greens, casting doubt on the future of the public vote. In a statement released by The NXT, the party revealed they do not support the proposed plebiscite on marriage equality when it can be […]

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MPs continue to argue over the plebiscite

MPs continue to argue over the plebiscite

The government is vigorously defending it’s plan for a national plebiscite as the only way forward for the marriage equality issue. Cabinet Secretary Arthur┬áSinodinos appeared on ‘Karvelas’ on SKY News and told host Patricia Karvelas that the government was committed to holding a plebiscite on marriage equality. “The problem we have as a government is […]

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Tanya Plibersek Dismisses Senator Dean Smith’s Concerns

Tanya Plibersek Dismisses Senator Dean Smith’s Concerns

Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek has dismissed claims from Liberal Senator Dean Smith that her call for the Labor Party to have a binding vote on marriage equality have destroyed any hope on Liberal members being granted a conscience vote. Ms Plibersek said the Liberal Party had shown no movement on this issue since taking […]

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