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Will Gladys Liu make it into the Australian parliament?

Will Gladys Liu make it into the Australian parliament?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared victory in the 2019 federal election and remains hopeful that he’ll be able to form a majority government in his own right. One of the seats that has gone down to the wire is Chisholm, where the incumbent member Julia Banks is not running. Having defected from the Liberals […]

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PM Scott Morrison wins a third term for Liberals, thanks ‘quiet Australians’

PM Scott Morrison wins a third term for Liberals, thanks ‘quiet Australians’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has claimed victory in the 2019 federal election delivering a shock win for the Liberal party and defying opinion polls and pundits. The Prime Minister said it was due to quiet, hard working, Australians that he had defied the odds and been able to take the Liberal party to a third […]

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Janet Rice: the election is a chance to rid parliament of homophobes

Janet Rice: the election is a chance to rid parliament of homophobes

The Greens senator Janet Rice has posted an message for International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT) suggesting people take tomorrow’s federal election as an opportunity to kick out politicians who actively campaign against LGBTIQ+ people’s rights. “IDAHoBiT is such an important day to celebrate our community.” Senator Rice said in a video message, suggesting […]

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Scott Morrison says he does not believe gay people will go to hell

Scott Morrison says he does not believe gay people will go to hell

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has clarified that he does not personally believe that gay people go to hell. During a campaign stop in Perth yesterday the Prime Minister said he was now supportive of marriage equality because it is the law of the land, but would not be drawn on whether he personally believes gay […]

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Australian Conservatives candidate uses crude phrase to describe transgender people

Australian Conservatives candidate uses crude phrase to describe transgender people

The Australian Conservatives’ Jonathan Crabtree as voiced his opposition to assisting people who want to undergo gender reassignment surgery using the crudest of terms. In a video the political candidate referred to transgender people as being “sliced and diced”. “It’s going to be our taxpayer funds that are used to slice and dice people who […]

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Fraser Anning signs up former One Nation candidate David Archibald

Fraser Anning signs up former One Nation candidate David Archibald

Fraser Anning’s lead senate candidate for Western Australia will be David Archibald, a former One Nation candidate who thinks gay people should have been “bred out” via evolution. Archibald previously stood for Pauline Hanson’s One Nation at the Western Australian election. During that campaign several remarks he’d made and articles he’d written were highlighted. Since […]

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One Nation candidate denies he’s homophobic and a misogynist

One Nation candidate denies he’s homophobic and a misogynist

A One Nation candidate running for election in New South Wales has allegedly been captured making comments that are disparaging of gay people and women. Channel Nine have reported that Stuart Bonds, who is a coal mine mechanic, made a comment on a video where he said, “The only thing worse than a gay person […]

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Record number of Australians enrolled to vote at federal election

Record number of Australians enrolled to vote at federal election

The largest ever percentage of Australians will be voting in the upcoming federal election with over 100,000 people enrolling to vote in the last week. A record 16,424,248 Australians are enrolled to vote in the 2019 federal election. This follows almost 100,000 additions to the roll in the week preceding the close of rolls, which […]

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Just.Equal pledges to put LGBTI issues on the election agenda

Just.Equal pledges to put LGBTI issues on the election agenda

The national LGBTIQ lobby group, just.equal, says it will seek commitments from all main parties to priorities identified by the LGBTIQ community. Following the announcement of a federal election for May 18th, just.equal spokesperson, Rodney Croome, said the group was aware of the issues concerning LGBTI people. “In August last year we surveyed the LGBTI […]

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Senator Fraser Anning launches rant about Safe Schools

Senator Fraser Anning launches rant about Safe Schools

Senator Fraser Anning from Katter’s Australia Party has launched a long rant on Twitter attacking the Safe Schools program and transgender youth. The politician, who defected from Pauline Hanson’s One Nation to the Katter Party, said in the late 1960’s Australia would have declared the Safe Schools program to be communist propaganda and the people […]

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