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Liberals dismiss candidate’s comments on “homosexual lobby”

Liberals dismiss candidate’s comments on “homosexual lobby”

The Liberal party says comments attributed to a candidate running for the Upper House about the “homosexual lobby” do not reflect his current views. Phil Twiss is unlikely to be elected on March 13, but the party has been forced to defend a number of online comments made by a person with the same name, […]

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Liberal MP Nicole Flint announces she’s leaving politics

Liberal MP Nicole Flint announces she’s leaving politics

South Australian Liberal MP Nicole Flint has announced she’s quitting politics and will not stand at the next federal election. Flint declared that she would not recontest her seat of Boothby and would be bowing out of politics. During her time in parliament Flint has faced a barrage of sexist and demeaning commentary, memorably making […]

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Former PM John Howard calls for schools to retain religious exemptions

Former PM John Howard calls for schools to retain religious exemptions

Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard has called on the government to retain provisions that allow schools to fire teachers who do not meet the standards of their religion. The former Liberal leader said schools should be able to hire people based on their religious beliefs in the same way that it is accepted that […]

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Liberal leader Zak Kirkup stops candidate speaking about her views

Liberal leader Zak Kirkup stops candidate speaking about her views

Liberal leader Zak Kirkup has stepped in and stopped Victoria Park candidate Amanda-Sue Markham from answering questions about her views on homosexuality. At a media call this morning Channel Nine reporter Jacqueline Robson asked Markham about her husband’s publicly shared views on homosexuality, but before she could respond the leader stepped in and stopped her […]

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Dean Nalder and Zak Kirkup nominate for the Liberal leadership

Dean Nalder and Zak Kirkup nominate for the Liberal leadership

Dean Nalder and Zak Kirkup have both put their hands up to be the next leader of the WA Liberal party after the shock resignation of Liza Harvey. On Sunday morning Harvey announced she’s vacate the leadership role and allow new blood to take the party to the state election in March 2021. Harvey said […]

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Senator Dean Smith triumphs as he moves up on the Liberal ticket

Senator Dean Smith triumphs as he moves up on the Liberal ticket

Senator Dean Smith has been moved up the Liberal party’s senate ticket for the next federal election, he’ll now hold the number two spot on the ticket behind Senator Michaela Cash. The new arrangements were triggered by the retirement of Senator Mathias Cormann. It has been reported that the powerful Christian lobby within the WA […]

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Report reveals plans to oust gay Liberal Senator Dean Smith

Report reveals plans to oust gay Liberal Senator Dean Smith

Western Australian Liberal Senator Dean Smith may be up for a fight for his spot in the Senate, with a report published today that claims the marriage equality advocate is being targeted by conservative powers. The West Australian have reported that conservative forces within the Liberal party are pushing for Senator Smith to be placed […]

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Senator Claire Chandler says inclusive sport policies ignore evidence

Senator Claire Chandler says inclusive sport policies ignore evidence

Liberal senator Claire Chandler has hit out at recently announced inclusive policies by Australia’s leading sporting codes saying they are ignoring evidence about transgender women. Last week eight of Australia’s major sporting codes jointly announced new polices focusing on making sport inclusive for all people, and outlining how transgender men and women can also participate […]

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ACT Liberals drop candidate who says police have ‘homosexual agenda’

ACT Liberals drop candidate who says police have ‘homosexual agenda’

A political hopeful in the Australian Capital Territory has been dropped by the Liberal party just days after he was lauded as a quality candidate. On Sunday Peter McKay was announced as the Liberal candidate for the inner-city seat of Kurrajong for the upcoming ACT election. Liberal leader Aistair Coe described McKay as a passionate […]

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Senator Chandler says majority of Aus women agree with J.K. Rowling

Senator Chandler says majority of Aus women agree with J.K. Rowling

Tasmanian Senator Claire Chandler says the vast majority of Australian women agree with children’s author J.K. Rowling and do not want to see transgender women in sport, change rooms, shelters or women’s health services. Speaking in federal parliament on Wednesday the Tasmanian senator said Rowling had been abused for stating simple facts about gender and […]

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