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Christmas on a budget? Here’s some gift and decorating ideas

Christmas can be overwhelming, so many relatives and friends to buy gifts for; offices and houses to decorate, and it can be tough if you’re on a budget. Here’s out tips for being creative and keeping Christmas costs under control. Make Your Own Decorations Make your own simple decorations out by adapting some everyday objects. […]

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Greens: $41.5 mil postal survey savings must fund mental health

Greens: $41.5 mil postal survey savings must fund mental health

The Government Mid-Year Economic Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) has revealed that the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey came in $41.5 million under budget. The Greens are calling for those savings to go towards mental health services for LGBTIQ+ Australians, after the government held a national debate on the community’s right to marry. Greens LGBTIQ+ spokesperson Senator […]

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Plebiscite funding included in budget, advocates say it’s time to move on

Plebiscite funding included in budget, advocates say it’s time to move on

Treasurer Scott Morrison’s new budget includes funding of $170 million to hold a plebiscite on marriage equality despite the legislation failing to pass the senate in November 2016. Long-time marriage equality advocate and spokesperson for just.equal, Rodney Croome, described the government’s commitment to the failed policy as a great disappointment. “It’s deeply disappointing that the […]

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Liberal Senator James Paterson wants to cut funding to arts and sport

Liberal Senator James Paterson wants to cut funding to arts and sport

Liberal senator James Paterson has put forward a suggestion on how the government can save money and bring down the deficit. Senator Paterson wants the National Gallery to sell off one of their most expensive paintings – Jackson Pollock’s Blue Poles. The senator also argues that Australian Post should be privatised, and funding to the arts […]

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Victoria pledges $15 million to build Australia’s first Pride Centre

Victoria pledges $15 million to build Australia’s first Pride Centre

Buzzfeed News have revealed that Victoria will build Australia’s first Pride Centre. The official announcement is expected next week when the state budget is handed down. The Andrews government will commit $15 million to the project, which is expected to be located in Melbourne’s CBD.  The planned centre will be bigger than San Francisco’s LGBT […]

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March in May Anti-Budget Protest

Crowds of people came together to protest against the Abbott government following the release of the 2014 budget on Sunday May 18th. People of all every imaginable age and background took part in the march, which stretched over the entirety of Northbridge’s horseshoe bridge on its way into the centre of the city. A large […]

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