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Senate votes down the marriage plebiscite

Senate votes down the marriage plebiscite

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s plan to hold a plebiscite on marriage equality has been voted down in the senate. The plan for national non-binding vote on marriage equality which was created in the dying days of Tony Abbott’s reign as Prime Minister has come to an end with the bill being defeated with 29 votes […]

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Liberal MP Peter Abetz’s campaign posters stickered

Liberal MP Peter Abetz has been labeled a ‘Medieval Man’ as his campaign posters have been altered with additional stickers. The member for Southern River’s photograph can be found on many of the rubbish bins near bus-stops throughout this Southern River electorate in the the south-east of Perth. The poster’s usually have the tagline ‘Putting […]

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Broadcaster Alan Jones against plebiscite plan

Broadcaster Alan Jones has declared his opposition to the plebiscite on marriage equality. Speaking to his listeners this morning the 2GB host said the plebiscite would lead to angry, spiteful and divisive discussions. “On same-sex marriage I am totally opposed to a plebiscite… It could be angry and spiteful and divisive, the last thing we […]

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Marriage plebiscite planned before end of year

Marriage plebiscite planned before end of year

Federal Attorney General George Brandis has told SKY News that the marriage plebiscite will be held before the end of 2016. Senator Brandis said he would expect legislation allowing marriage equality to be passed before the end of the year if the public voted ‘yes’ at the plebiscite. “The bill to constitute the plebiscite will […]

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