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Sattler May Run Against Smith

Sattler May Run Against Smith

Sacked radio presenter Howard Sattler has indicated that he may consider a future in politics, running against Labor member for Perth Stephen Smith in upcoming federal election. Earlier this week the 6PR drive host was sacked following a controversial interview with Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Sattler repetitively asked if the Prime Minister’s partner Tim Mathieson […]

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Howard Sattler sacked over PM interview

Howard Sattler sacked over PM interview

6PR have sacked their long standing drive time host Howard Sattler following his controversial interview with Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Yesterday during an interview with the Prime Minister Sattler asked if her partner Tim Mathieson was gay. Today the station described the interview as entirely inappropriate and announced that they had terminated Mr Sattler’s engagement. […]

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PM Asked If Partner Is Gay

PM Asked If Partner Is Gay

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has denied that her partner Tim Mathieson is gay. The unexpected question was put to the PM by 6PR presenter Howard Sattler during a live interview on Perth radio. The station has suspended Sattler and issued an apology to the Prime Minister and her partner describing the questions as, “disrespectful and […]

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Protestors Target PM in Fremantle

Protestors had Prime Minister Julia Gillard in their sights last night as she attended a party fundraiser in Fremantle. Protestors drew attention to a wide variety of issues including marriage equality,  tertiary education funding cuts and indigenous rights. Attention was also drawn to Notre Dame University’s policy of not allowing students to form groups that […]

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Rudd’s Support Angers ACL and Pleases AME

Rudd’s Support Angers ACL and Pleases AME

The shift in former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s stance in favour of  marriage equality has generated both praise from Australian Marriage Equality and condemnation from the Australian Christian Lobby. A statement released from the ACL alluded to Rudd’s stance as un-Christian, with claims that his changing views will develop a new ‘stolen generation’. “What Mr Rudd […]

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PM Gillard Visits WA Ballet

PM Gillard Visits WA Ballet

Prime Minister Julia Gillard visited the WA Ballet this afternoon, taking a tour of the company’s new Maylands headquarters. Accompanied by Defense Minister Stephen Smith and state member Lisa Baker, the PM watched a performance of the production ‘Genesis’ and visited the ballet’s costume department before chatting with the company’s performers. The WA Ballet moved […]

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Jim Wallace Defends Discrimination

Jim Wallace Defends Discrimination

Last night the Head of the Australian Christian Lobby Jim Wallace featured on Channel Ten’s The Project to justify PM Gillard’s stance on the new Anti-Discrimination Act.  Gillard has assured that religious institutes will still be able to discriminate based on sexuality, this means schools and hospitals will be entitled to fire/refuse to hire members […]

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Gillard to Protect Discrimination in Religious Institutes

Gillard to Protect Discrimination in Religious Institutes

Julia Gillard has taken further steps to cement homophobia in Australia, with a promise that religious institutes can still discriminate against the LGBT population and others they deem as ‘sinners’. The head of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL), Jim Wallace, confirmed that Gillard made promises to keep current laws, whereby faith based organisations including schools […]

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ACL Head Jim Wallace Clarifies Comments

ACL Head Jim Wallace Clarifies Comments

The head of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) has released a statement clarifying his comments comparing the health risks of smoking and following a gay lifestyle. ACL head Jim Wallace says that the reporting of his comments in the media was inaccurate and misrepresented his views. Mr Wallace says that the disapointed with the Prime […]

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Prime Minister Pulls Out of Christian Conference

Prime Minister Pulls Out of Christian Conference

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has cancelled her appearance at the Australian Chrisitian Lobby’s (ACL) annual conference. Pressure for the Prime Minister to withdraw from speaking at the conference intensified yesterday when ACL leader Jim Wallace compared gay marriage and the health risk of smoking. The Prime Minister described the comments ‘offensive’. In a statement the […]

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