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Senator Cory Bernardi resigns from Australian parliament

Senator Cory Bernardi resigns from Australian parliament

South Australian Senator Cory Bernardi has resigned from the Australian Senate. The conservative politician informed Senate President Scott Ryan of his resignation today, with Ryan tweeting that the decision would take effect immediately. Bernardi entered parliament as a Liberal Senator for South Australia in 2006, filling a vacancy left by outgoing Senator Robert Hill. In […]

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Tasmanian LGBTIQ+ advocates praise outgoing Premier Will Hodgman

Tasmanian LGBTIQ+ advocates praise outgoing Premier Will Hodgman

Tasmanian LGBTIQ community advocates have praised Will Hodgman, saying they hope the outgoing Premier’s successor will also support LGBTIQ equality and inclusion. After almost two decades in politics, the Liberal Premier of Tasmania made the surprise announcement yesterday that he would be stepping away from his role. “As we approach the halfway mark with two […]

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Senator Amanda Stoker asks for support to fight “the transgender agenda”

Senator Amanda Stoker asks for support to fight “the transgender agenda”

Queensland Senator Amanda Stoker is calling on voters to show their support for her work in fighting against transgender youth. The government MP has launched a petition on her own website where supporters can voice their support for her advocacy against “the transgender agenda”. Senator Stoker says it’s for a grown man to want to […]

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Peta Credlin says “one in seven” prisoners now claim to be transgender

Peta Credlin says “one in seven” prisoners now claim to be transgender

Peta Credlin says “one in seven” male prisoners are now self-identifying as female – hoping they can be transferred to a female prison. The TV presenter made the claim during a discussion about Victoria’s proposed new gender laws. If the legislation isĀ  passed by the state’s upper house people will be able to change their […]

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Advocates welcome Porter’s commitment to protect state laws

Advocates welcome Porter’s commitment to protect state laws

LGBTI equality advocates have welcomed a commitment from federal Attorney-General, Christian Porter, that proposed religious discrimination and freedom laws will not interfere with existing state and territory discrimination protections. But they remain concerned about “the devil in the detail” of federal legislation, and have called on Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese to give an iron-clad […]

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Cory Bernardi to deregister his party Australian Conservatives

Cory Bernardi to deregister his party Australian Conservatives

Senator Cory Bernardi has announced he’ll deregister his political party Australian Conservatives citing its lack of political success and dwindling funds. “The inescapable conclusion from our lack of political success, our financial position and the re-election of a Morrison-led Government is that the rationale for the creation of the Australian Conservatives is no longer valid,” […]

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Coalition are set to form majority government with at least 76 seats

Coalition are set to form majority government with at least 76 seats

Returning Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the coalition have won 75 of the 76 seats needed to form a majority government in the House of Representatives. Final counts of marginal seats are still showing major support for the coalition on a two-party preferred basis, with the government looking to win 75 to 76 seats and […]

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Will Gladys Liu make it into the Australian parliament?

Will Gladys Liu make it into the Australian parliament?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared victory in the 2019 federal election and remains hopeful that he’ll be able to form a majority government in his own right. One of the seats that has gone down to the wire is Chisholm, where the incumbent member Julia Banks is not running. Having defected from the Liberals […]

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PM Scott Morrison wins a third term for Liberals, thanks ‘quiet Australians’

PM Scott Morrison wins a third term for Liberals, thanks ‘quiet Australians’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has claimed victory in the 2019 federal election delivering a shock win for the Liberal party and defying opinion polls and pundits. The Prime Minister said it was due to quiet, hard working, Australians that he had defied the odds and been able to take the Liberal party to a third […]

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Victorian Liberal candidate argued against same-sex adoption

Victorian Liberal candidate argued against same-sex adoption

A Victorian Liberal candidate previously argued against same-sex couples being allowed to adopt saying that children should be raised by parents of opposite genders. Peter Bain is the Liberal candidate for the new seat of Fraser in the outer suburbs of Melbourne. Bain was previously a candidate for the Family First Party, but defected to […]

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