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Sophie York says Australian Conservatives will continue on with new name

Sophie York says Australian Conservatives will continue on with new name

Sophie York, anti-marriage equality campaigner and failed senate candidate for the Australian Conservatives, has announced the party will continue on under a new name. Earlier this week party founder Cory Bernardi announced he would be deregistering the party and hinted he may retire from politics. York says while Bernardi may have chosen to walk away […]

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Lyle Shelton says his political future is unknown at this time

Lyle Shelton says his political future is unknown at this time

Cory Bernardi might be weighing up a return to the Liberal party after deregistering his Australian Conservatives, but the party’s official spokesperson and failed Queensland senate candidate Lyle Shelton says his own political future is unknown at this time. Speaking to Sky News about the demise of the Australian Conservatives, Lyle Shelton said he too […]

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Cory Bernardi to deregister his party Australian Conservatives

Cory Bernardi to deregister his party Australian Conservatives

Senator Cory Bernardi has announced he’ll deregister his political party Australian Conservatives citing its lack of political success and dwindling funds. “The inescapable conclusion from our lack of political success, our financial position and the re-election of a Morrison-led Government is that the rationale for the creation of the Australian Conservatives is no longer valid,” […]

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Mathias Cormann not opposed to Cory Bernardi rejoining the Liberals

Mathias Cormann not opposed to Cory Bernardi rejoining the Liberals

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has declared that he’d happily welcome back South Australian senator Cory Bernardi into the Liberal party ranks, despite Bernardi’s decision to abandon the party just six months after the 2016 election. “I’m always like to see members in the senate join the Liberal Nation team.” Cormann told Sky News this morning. […]

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Cory Bernardi says he’s open to rejoining the Liberal Party

Cory Bernardi says he’s open to rejoining the Liberal Party

Senator Cory Bernardi, who defected from the Liberal party to form his own party Australian Conservatives, says he’s now open to rejoining the party under the leadership of Scott Morrison. Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives failed to get any of their candidates elected to the upper house at last month’s election. The South Australian senator says he’d […]

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What has happened since marriage equality was achieved?

What has happened since marriage equality was achieved?

It’s one year today since the results of the Marriage Postal Survey were announced and Australia’s LGBTIQ+ population found out that enough of their fellow citizens had ticked the YES box for marriage equality. During the campaign for marriage equality a lot of claims about the outcomes of a YES vote were suggested by the […]

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Louise Pratt says PM’s voting record is worrying to LGBTI Australians

Louise Pratt says PM’s voting record is worrying to LGBTI Australians

Louise Pratt, Labor’s Shadow Minister for Equality, says its understandable that many LGBTI Australians are worried about Scott Morrison’s elevation to Prime Minister. “Many LGBTI Australians have reached out to tell me their concerns about Scott Morrison’s appointment as Prime Minister. I share their concerns.” Senator Pratt said in a statement today. The longstanding gay […]

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Tom Ballard’s ‘Tonightly’ cleared by watchdog for repetitively saying “c**t”

Tom Ballard’s ‘Tonightly’ cleared by watchdog for repetitively  saying “c**t”

The Australian Communication and Media Authority has released it’s findings into complaints about a sketch that aired on the ABC’s comedy show Tonightly. In the lead-up to the Batman by-election host Tom Ballard and comedian Greg Larson delivered a sketch that focused on the controversial history of the man the electorate was named after John Batman. […]

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Australian Conservatives announce new NSW senate candidates

Australian Conservatives announce new NSW senate candidates

The Australian Conservatives have announced two new senate candidates for New South Wales. Kirralie Smith and Riccardo Bossi will join Sophie York on their ticket at the next federal election. Smith was previously a candidate for the Australian Liberty Alliance, but has since switched parties and joined Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives. The aspiring politician has […]

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Marriage Alliance spokesperson Sophie York to run for parliament

Marriage Alliance spokesperson Sophie York to run for parliament

Sophie York, the spokesperson for the Marriage Alliance, will be the Australian Conservatives lead senate candidate in New South Wales. York was a prominent opponent of allowing same-sex couple to get married and was the face of the Marriage Alliance, one of the key lobby groups that argued against the rights of LGBTIQ people. The […]

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