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Scott Morrison defends his comments about ‘gender whisperers’

Scott Morrison defends his comments about ‘gender whisperers’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended his comments about ‘gender whisperers’ in schools saying he just wants teachers to focus on teaching. Appearing on The Project┬álast night the PM was played a question from a teen who is transgender. “My name is Evie Macdonald, I’m 13 years old and I’m a transgender kid. And this […]

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Plebiscite funding included in budget, advocates say it’s time to move on

Plebiscite funding included in budget, advocates say it’s time to move on

Treasurer Scott Morrison’s new budget includes funding of $170 million to hold a plebiscite on marriage equality despite the legislation failing to pass the senate in November 2016. Long-time marriage equality advocate and spokesperson for just.equal, Rodney Croome, described the government’s commitment to the failed policy as a great disappointment. “It’s deeply disappointing that the […]

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Imigration Minister Says There is No Policy to Report Gay Detainees

Imigration Minister Says There is No Policy to Report Gay Detainees

The Minister for Immigration and Border Security, Scott Morrison has denied that staff on the Manus Island detention centre have a policy of reporting gay couples to Papua New Guinea authorities. The concern was raised in a report published by Amnesty International who visited the detention centre last month. “No, it’s not, my advice is […]

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