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Labor to submit new private member’s bill on marriage equality

Labor to submit new private member’s bill on marriage equality

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has announced on social media that Labor will introduce a bill in the House of Representatives, as the first day of the new Parliament comes to a close. The Labor Leader posted online that he and Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek have given notice to the Parliament that they plan to […]

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Nick Xenophon Team confirm they will not vote for plebiscite

Nick Xenophon Team confirm they will not vote for plebiscite

South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon has announced this his parliamentary team will vote against plebiscite-enabling legislation in Canberra along with the Greens, casting doubt on the future of the public vote. In a statement released by The NXT, the party revealed they do not support the proposed plebiscite on marriage equality when it can be […]

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Greens announce they will block marriage equality plebiscite legislation

Greens leader Richard Di Natale and LGBTIQ spokesperson Janet Rice have announced their party plans to block plebiscite legislation from passing in parliament, hoping to stop a divisive and costly public vote. Senator Di Natale says The Greens do not support a plebiscite under any circumstances, pushing to legislate for marriage equality by parliamentary vote. […]

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Labor candidate criticises PM’s plebiscite plan in wake of Orlando shooting

Labor candidate criticises PM’s plebiscite plan in wake of Orlando shooting

Pat O’Neill, Labor’s candidate for the seat of Brisbane has criticised Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s plan for a plebiscite on marriage in the wake of the Orlando shooting. In a passionate post on his official Facebook account O’Neill said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would be providing fuel for ongoing violence against the LGBTIQ community by […]

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