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Louise Stewart is up for the challenge of representing Curtin

In an office along Stirling Highway sits a series of unoccupied desks, only a few people are in the space, and there’s no signage on the outside to explain what is going on within. But within a few weeks the desks will be filled with volunteers and the space will be a hub of activity […]

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Preventing progress: why we must oppose a federal “religious freedom” law

Preventing progress: why we must oppose a federal “religious freedom” law

OPINION We can’t be sure exactly what Scott Morrison wants to “prevent” with religious freedom legislation, but there’s enough evidence to make an educated guess. In a recent television debate I had with Sydney Anglican bishop, Michael Stead, the bishop surprisingly said he did not want wedding businesses and government registry staff to be allowed […]

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Julie Bishop reveals she voted ‘Yes’ in the postal survey

Julie Bishop reveals she voted ‘Yes’ in the postal survey

Deputy Liberal Leader Julie Bishop has revealed that she voted ‘Yes’ in the marriage postal survey. The member for Curtin told reporters that everyone had the right to “be with the person they love”. Bishop has previously only given vague responses to her position on marriage equality. Back in 2015 she told The Project that she […]

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Michael Kirby to speak at Curtin University

Michael Kirby to speak at Curtin University

The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG will visit Curtin University this week to present a public lecture on confronting homophobia. In the lecture, Justice Kirby will explore the crucial role universities have to play in supporting research to end homophobia in addition to all forms of LGBTIQ phobia. Following the lecture, a panel of Curtin […]

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Curtin Uni publish support resource for trans students

Curtin University have released a new resource that provides support and advice for transgender students in tertiary education. The publication, ‘Trans Support’, specifically deals with the needs of people who are undergoing gender transition while attending university. Curtin’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Education Jill Downie says the guide is but one way Curtin was leading […]

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Curtin’s Big Queer Movie Night: ‘But I’m A Cheerleader’

Curtin’s Big Queer Movie Night: ‘But I’m A Cheerleader’

Curtin University are hosting Big Queer Movie Night this week to celebrate Pride with a free screening of the queer cult classic, ‘But I’m A Cheerleader’. Starring a much younger Natasha Lyonne (Nicky Nichols from ‘Orange Is The New Black’), the film opens with Megan – a sweet and sunny high school student who is […]

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Australia’s Top 20 LGBTI Employers Announced

Australia’s Top 20 LGBTI Employers Announced

LGBTI inclusivity organisation Pride in Diversity have announced their top national 20 LGBTI Employers of 2015. The winners were determined using Pride in Diversity’s Australian Workplace Equality Index, the organisation’s annual service that evaluates and benchmarks LGBTI inclusiveness in the workplace. PricewaterhouseCoopers was named Australia’s number one LGBTI employer, making it the first organisation to […]

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