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Take a trip through Australian cinema with David Stratton

Take a trip through Australian cinema with David Stratton

Celebrated film critic David Stratton shares his love of Australian film from an incredibly personal perspective with his new three part series Stories from Australian Cinema. Straton, who audiences will know from his time alongside Margaret Pomeranz on SBS’s The Movie Show and the ABC’s At The Movies, has been a reviewer for Variety magazine and head of the Sydney […]

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Director Craig Boreham on his queer coming of age drama Teenage Kicks

Director Craig Boreham on his queer coming of age drama Teenage Kicks

  Craig Boreham is the writer and director of the highly anticipated new queer themed feature film Teenage Kicks. Based out of Sydney his work has received many accolades around the world and in his first full length feature he brings to the screen the story of Mik (played by Miles Szanto) a young man grappling […]

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Olympia talks about her debut album ‘Self Tak’

Olympia talks about her debut album ‘Self Tak’

“It’s kind of surreal,” Australian artist Olympia said in the days leading up to the release of her debut album ‘Self Talk’ “It’s a bit of an emotional roller-coaster, equal measures of fear worrying that some won’t like it, and lots of excitement and pride. “You work on an album for so long, and then […]

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AIDS Councils join forces to call for PrEP treatment in Australia

AIDS Councils join forces to call for PrEP treatment in Australia

To mark this World AIDS Day on December 1st, AIDS councils and organisations across Australia are demanding immediate access to Pre-exposure Prophylaxis treatment (PrEP) in Australia. The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO), The National Association of People Living with HIV and AIDS councils across the country have joined forces to urge the government to […]

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Tasmanian Parliament pass motion to support marriage equality

Tasmanian Parliament have passed a motion to support marriage equality, becoming the third state to urge the federal government to take action. The bill, which was introduced by the Greens, was passed 15-9 in Tasmania’s predominantly Liberal lower house. Two other Liberal governed states, NSW and WA, passed similar motions in the past few months. […]

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Palmer reveals stance on marriage equality

Palmer reveals stance on marriage equality

Clive Palmer has publicly announced his stance on marriage equality at a press conference in Sydney this morning, asserting that marriage should be controlled by churches alone, not the government. The member for Fairfax told press that his Palmer United Party (PUP) had been developing their policy over the past 12 month through research and […]

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AME’s Rodney Croome nominated for Human Rights Medal

AME’s Rodney Croome nominated for Human Rights Medal

Australian Marriage Equality national director Rodney Croome is one of five Australian’s shortlisted for this year’s Human Rights Medal. Australia’s Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs praised Croome’s unwavering commitment to achieving equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex Australians. “Mr Croome’s capacity to build community support for much-needed legal reform and positive social change […]

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PHOTOS: Rodney Croome Book Signing

Australian Marriage Equality national director Rodney Croome paid a visit to Perth for PrideFEST to discuss his new book, ‘From This Day Forward’. Mr Croome read a selection of anecdotes from his book, answering questions from the crowd and listening to concerns from Perth residents about the state of marriage equality in Australia.

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Senate rejects plebiscite; calls for free vote

Senate rejects plebiscite; calls for free vote

The Australian Senate have supported a motion from Greens Senator and LGBTI spokesperson Robert Simms rejecting a public vote on the matter of marriage equality. The Senate are calling for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to allow a free vote on the matter before the year is out – joining their voices with the WA and […]

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Group Captain Cate McGregor wins Queenslander of the Year

Group Captain Cate McGregor wins Queenslander of the Year

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has named sports commentator and military officer Cate McGregor Queenslander of the Year at an awards ceremony last week. 59-year-old Group Officer McGregor is the world’s highest ranking transgender military officer, taking the award for her advocacy work and her leadership here in Australia. McGregor, who transitioned in 2012, attributes her […]

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