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Family First to merge with Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives

Family First to merge with Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives

Family First will cease to exist as a political party and will merge with Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives according to widespread media reports. Family First’s two representatives in the South Australian parliament, Dennis Hood and Robert Brokenshire, will switch to being Australian Conservatives. Newly elected Family First senator Lucy Gichuhi will reportedly not be joining […]

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Family First’s Senator Bob Day resigns (for real this time)

Family First’s Senator Bob Day resigns (for real this time)

Family First Senator Bob Day has officially resigned from parliament. The conservative senator from South Australia announced his resignation a fortnight ago when his building business collapsed leaving hundred’s of families with partially built homes. The Senator later indicated that he’d be delaying his resignation so that he could stay on in the senate to […]

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Bob Day vows to stay on in the senate to fight marriage equality

Bob Day vows to stay on in the senate to fight marriage equality

Family First’s Senator Bob Day has declared he’ll be staying on in the senate despite announcing his resignation last week. Senator Day took to Twitter to announce that since his party wouldn’t be able to organise a replacement for him he’s likely to stay on his role until early 2017. The South Australian senator said […]

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Family First Senator Bob Day quits the Senate

Family First Senator Bob Day quits the Senate

South Australian Senator Bob Day has announced he is leaving federal parliament today,¬†due to¬†financial issues with his construction business Home Australia. Mr Day was elected to the federal Senate in 2013, and has been Family First’s sole member in Canberra. Originally a member of the Liberal Party, Day joined Family First after the Liberals failed […]

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Peter Madden apologises for linking shooting and marriage equality

Peter Madden apologises for linking shooting and marriage equality

Family First candidate Peter Madden has apologised for linking the Orlando massacre with the prospect of marriage equality in Australia. The Tasmanian Senate candidate took to Twitter shortly after news of the Orlando shooting broke and said that although the shooting in America was abhorrent the prospect of same sex couples marrying in Australia was […]

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Bernard Gaynor: Homosexuality Should Be Illegal

Bernard Gaynor: Homosexuality Should Be Illegal

Bernard Gaynor gained national attention in early 2013 when he resigned as a candidate for the Katter Party in the lead up to the federal election. Controversy had surrounded the staunchly conservative Catholic father of six after he defended Victorian Katter candidate Tess Corbett. Corbett had said that she viewed pedophiles in the same category […]

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