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Brisbane activists to protest against government’s Religious Discrimination Bill

Brisbane activists to protest against government’s Religious Discrimination Bill

Protestors are planning to take to the streets in Brisbane on Saturday, September 4 to protest the federal government’s proposed Religious Discrimination Bill. The Morrison Government will have a third run at creating religious freedom laws with Attorney General Michaelia Cash telling The Australian newspaper she hopes to have legislation before parliament in December. Prime Minister Scott […]

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Morrison Government votes down transgender workplace protections

Morrison Government votes down transgender workplace protections

Hopes of adding protections for transgender, non-binary and intersex people to Australia’s workplace protection laws have come crashing down as the government used its numbers to stop any changes going through the parliament. The senate was considering the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill that aims to bring in some of […]

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Tasmanian church voices support for conversion practices

Tasmanian church voices support for conversion practices

A Tasmanian church has voiced its support for conversion practices and vowed to continue delivering the practices regardless of any law reform in the state. The Tasmanian Law Reform institute is preparing a report for the state’s parliament looking into the issue of practices that aim to change or suppress a person’s sexuality and gender […]

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just.equal seeks urgent meeting with Senator Cash on religious discrimination

just.equal seeks urgent meeting with Senator Cash on religious discrimination

National lobby group, just.equal Australia, has welcomed public concerns about the proposed Religious Discrimination Bill from moderate Liberal Government Party MPs saying it increases pressure on Labor to come out against the Bill. This week Attorney General, Michaelia Cash, announced she would bring a rewrite of the Bill to parliament by December, it’ll be the […]

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Religious discrimination laws back on the agenda for Morrison Government

Religious discrimination laws back on the agenda for Morrison Government

Attorney General Michaelia Cash is reportedly ready to start another round of consultations over the government’s long promised ‘religious freedom’ laws. The proposed legislation has already been through several drafts, but has yet to be submitted to the parliament. Prime Minister Scott Morrison had originally proposed to have the laws introduced to parliament before Christmas […]

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Advocates seek meeting with AG Michaelia Cash over LGBTIQ+ protections

Advocates seek meeting with AG Michaelia Cash over LGBTIQ+ protections

LGBTIQ+ advocates have raised concerns that the government’s recent response to sexual harassment laws highlights other reforms are being ignored. The Morrison Government recently announced it would be accepting most of the 55 recommendations made in the [email protected] report, released by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins last year. Jenkins’ report outlines the long-term effects on […]

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Malcolm Turnbull dodges marriage equality questions in Perth

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been ambushed with questions on marriage equality this morning, while attempting to speak about the government’s PaTH employment program. Appearing with Employment Minister Michaelia Cash, Turnbull’s media call was dominated by questions on the news that a number of Coalition MPs are planning to cross the floor to deliver marriage […]

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Senator Cash Please Explain Why You’re Not a Feminist

Senator Cash Please Explain Why You’re Not a Feminist

OPINION Western Australia’s Michaelia Cash, Australia’s Minister Assisting the Prime Minister to be the Minister for Women has declared that she’s not a feminist. Speaking to the Sydney Morning Herald ahead of today’s International Women’s Day celebrations the Liberal MP says while she’s for gender equality she doesn’t see herself as a feminist. Isn’t equality […]

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