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Peter Dutton says Australians support his IDAHoBIT ban

Peter Dutton says Australians support his IDAHoBIT ban

Defence Minister Peter Dutton has spoken about his ban on the military acknowledging ‘woke’ days such as International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBIT). Appearing on Alan Jones television program Minister Dutton said it was important that the military represented the wishes of the tax payers who funded their activities. “Part of the […]

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Peter Dutton slammed for his stance against diversity events

Peter Dutton slammed for his stance against diversity events

Defence Minister Peter Dutton has been criticised over his crackdown on events that celebrate diversity. Following events that marked International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), Minister Dutton ordered defence force chiefs to ensure their are no future events that suggest people wear particular clothing to show support for marginalised groups. Union leader […]

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Defence Minister Peter Dutton bans celebrations that ask people to dress up

Defence Minister Peter Dutton bans celebrations that ask people to dress up

Defence Minister Peter Dutton has ordered Defence Force Chiefs to ban any celebrations that encourage personnel to wear particular clothing to mark a significant day of recognition. The edict follows International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). Speaking to The Age newspaper Dutton said he would not allow the department to follow a […]

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Government may stop Chelsea Manning from speaking in Australia

Government may stop Chelsea Manning from speaking in Australia

The federal government is considering banning Chelsea Manning from speaking in Australia, with new Immigration Minister David Coleman reviewing her visa. Manning is scheduled to speak at the Antidote Festival at the Sydney Opera House on Sunday night, following by speaking engagements in Brisbane and Melbourne. Manning, who was an intelligence analyst in the US […]

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Scott Morrison is Australia’s new Prime Minister following leadership war

Scott Morrison is Australia’s new Prime Minister following leadership war

Breaking News Scott Morrison will be sworn in as Australia’s 30th Prime Minister after toppling Malcolm Turnbull in a long and drawn out leadership battle. Morrison defeated Peter Dutton who had been driving the push for leadership change. Western Australian Julie Bishop has also stood for leadership but knocked out in the first round of […]

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Malcolm Turnbull hangs on to Prime Minister role despite mass resignations

Malcolm Turnbull hangs on to Prime Minister role despite mass resignations

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is hanging on to his job despite mass resignations from his team and has set a Friday high noon deadline for his internal critics to call for a second spill motion. Speaking to reporters in Canberra Turnbull said he awaiting for a letter form his colleagues requesting a second party room […]

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Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells resigns citing the marriage debate

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells resigns citing the marriage debate

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells has resigned as the Minister for International Development and the Pacific. Senator Fierravanti-Wells said there were many reasons she was no longer supporting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull including last year’s debate over marriage equality. While the Prime Minister was vocal supporter of allowing same-sex couples to wed, the New South Wales senator was strongly […]

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Anti-vax, AIDS-denying filmmaker Joan Shenton’s Aussie tour in doubt

Anti-vax, AIDS-denying filmmaker Joan Shenton’s Aussie tour in doubt

A British filmmaker who previously work has claimed that there is no connection between HIV and AIDS has been unable to travel to Australia because a visa has not been approved. Joan Shenton was planning on attending a series of screening of her new film Sacrificial Virgins. The film argues that the sexually-transmitted Human papillomavirus (HPV) does […]

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Home Affairs warns policy change could bring an influx of fake gay refugees

Home Affairs warns policy change could bring an influx of fake gay refugees

The Department of Home Affairs has warned that a change in policy that makes it easier to accept LGBTI refugees from overseas could see an influx of false claims based on sexuality. The Labor party is expected to debate the issue at their upcoming national conference. Members of the party’s left faction are reportedly going […]

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Peter Dutton hopes Ruddock Review will bring greater protections

Peter Dutton hopes Ruddock Review will bring greater protections

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has shared his hope that the Ruddock Review into religious freedom in Australia will bring about greater protections for people of faith. The government has received the report, but declared it’ll be weeks before it’s findings are shared with the public. Speaking to Sky News this morning Peter Dutton said […]

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