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Adelaide council commit to rainbow walkway despite complaints

Adelaide council commit to rainbow walkway despite complaints

Adelaide City Council have announced they will commit to a rainbow themed walkway in the city’s Light Square to show support for the LGBTIQ community despite negative responses from constituents. Adelaide’s Deputy Lord Mayor, Houssam Abiad says that most of the email responses to the planned changes were negative, which has compelled the council to […]

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Barking Gecko flies high with Storm Boy

Barking Gecko flies high with Storm Boy

‘Storm Boy’, a joint production between Barking Gecko and the Sydney Theatre Company, has returned for another season. The new tour of this show gives audiences a second chance to see the enchantingly beautiful telling of a classic Australian story. With a stunningly inventive set, brilliant puppetry, clever lighting and awesome performances, all the pieces […]

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S.A. Government Seeks Public Opinion for LGBTIQ Law Reform

S.A. Government Seeks Public Opinion for LGBTIQ Law Reform

The South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI), a non-government organisation, is currently conducting an audit of SA law to pinpoint discriminatory legislation which excludes the rights of LGBTIQ people. The audit comes at the request of the South Australian state government, who are seeking community feedback to ensure that South Australia is meeting its obligation […]

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NSW, SA and TAS May Abolish Transgender Divorce Law

NSW, SA and TAS May Abolish Transgender Divorce Law

Today legislation is being tabled in South Australia, Tasmania and New South Wales to abolish laws required married couples to divorce if one partner which to change their legally recognized gender. As the law currently stands, almost all Australian states and territories have established legislation that prevents the recognition of a gender reassignment when that […]

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AIDS Council of South Australia Closed

AIDS Council of South Australia Closed

The AIDS Council of South Australia has closed. Last month the organisation was placed under administration but it has now been declared insolvent. The South Australian government says the funded programs offered by the organisation will be taken up by other agencies. South Australian Health Minister Jack Snelling has told ABC Radio, “We’ll be in […]

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Marriage Equality Bill Fails in SA

The South Australian Parliament has been unsuccessful in passing a bill that would legislate same-sex marriage in the state today. The bill was put forward by Labor MP Susan Close and was strongly supported by State Premier, Jay Weatherill. Liberals were not allowed a conscience vote, the bill was deemed unconstitutional by Liberal Leader Steven […]

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SA Introduces Marriage Equality Bill

SA Introduces Marriage Equality Bill

Today a state bill for marriage equality will be introduced in the lower house by South Australian  Labor backbencher, Susan Close. Close has verified the legality of the Same Sex Marriage Bill 2013, claiming that the bill can legally be passed in South Australian parliament.   The bill’s legality has been backed by Premier Jay […]

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