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Is the government about to launch Version 3.0 of the religious discrimination bill?

Is the government about to launch Version 3.0 of the religious discrimination bill?

Former Howard government Minister Kevin Andrews, who is now a backbencher in the Morrison government, has shared with a family group that Attorney General Christian Porter will soon reveal the third iteration of the controversial religious discrimination bill. Andrews, who was recently dumped by the party ahead of the next election, spoke online to Family […]

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How many Australian honours include a citation for marriage equality?

How many Australian honours include a citation for marriage equality?

Yesterday announcement of the 2021 Australia Day Honours included former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull being named a Companion of the Order of Australia, the honour system’s highest ranking. Listed in the citation for the award was Turnbull’s long list of achievements in business, law and politics, including a notation on his role in Australia achieving […]

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Australia Day Awards highlight Turnbull’s achievements in contributing to marriage equality

Australia Day Awards highlight Turnbull’s achievements in contributing to marriage equality

The full list of Australia Day awards has been revealed with former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull being given the Companion of the Order of Australia for his many politician achievements including his contributions to marriage equality. In announcing the award the Governor General’s office said the former PM has made significant contributions to Australian society, […]

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“Bruh, everyone knows YOU didn’t do that” – Turnbull claims marriage equality

“Bruh, everyone knows YOU didn’t do that” – Turnbull claims marriage equality

Australian rapper Briggs has had a dig at Malcolm Turnbull on Twitter, prompting the former Prime Minister to claim making marriage equality happen as one of his achievements while in office. “Imagine you had half the spine you pretend you have now when you had the job?” Briggs asked Turnbull on Twitter on Sunday afternoon. […]

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On This Gay Day: Marriage plebiscite is adopted as government policy

Tony Abbott puts forward the idea of a plebiscite for marriage equality On August 11th 2015, division within the Coalition over the issue of marriage equality came to a head. The Abbott government’s policy was that marriage would strictly only be between a man and a woman, but as country after country around the globe […]

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Malcolm Turnbull shares his view of the same-sex marriage debate

Malcolm Turnbull shares his view of the same-sex marriage debate

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has laid out his recollections of Australia’s crawl towards allowing marriage equality in his new autobiography A Bigger Picture. In the memoir released on Monday Turnbull recounts how Australian politics took precedence over the opinion polls that showed an overwhelming number of Australians wanted the laws to be changed. A whole […]

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Malcolm Turnbull’s autobiography pirated ahead of release

Malcolm Turnbull’s autobiography pirated ahead of release

Publisher Hardie Grant has sent out legal warnings after pirated copies of former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s highly anticipated autobiography began circulating among politicians and staffers ahead of it’s release. In a statement Hardie Grant said on Saturday evening they became aware that a pirated copy of Turnbull’s, A Bigger Picture, was being circulated to […]

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MP quits government following allegations he used ‘sugar baby’ service

MP quits government following allegations he used ‘sugar baby’ service

Nationals MP Andrew Broad has left the government frontbench following allegations that he used a ‘sugar baby’ website to meeting young women while travelling overseas for work. The allegations were published by New Idea who quote a woman named Amy who claimed to have shared a meal with the now-former assistant minister in Hong Kong. Broad […]

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Christine Forster set to run for Malcolm Turnbull’s Sydney seat

Christine Forster set to run for Malcolm Turnbull’s Sydney seat

Marriage equality advocate Christine Forster has put her hand up to run in the federal seat of Wentworth upon the resignation of former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. The sister of Tony Abbott has told media today she plans on running for Liberal party pre-selection in the blue ribbon seat of Wentworth. “It’s a difficult situation […]

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Marriage equality will not be Malcolm Turnbull’s legacy

Marriage equality will not be Malcolm Turnbull’s legacy

Opinion There was no chance that Malcolm Turnbull was going to survive as Australia’s Prime Minister this week, and as he packs his boxes to move out of the Prime Minister’s Office and hands over the keys to The Lodge, he must be pondering what he achieved during his two years and 345 days leading […]

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