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Martin Foley is Victoria’s First Minister for LGBTI Equality

Martin Foley is Victoria’s First Minister for LGBTI Equality

Following Labor’s victory in Victoria’s recent state election, the new state government has appointed a minister for LGBTI equality. Martin Foley, MP of Albert Park since 2007 has been appointed to the position, making him the first government minister at a state or federal level in Australia to be given an LGBTIQ equality portfolio. The […]

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Greens MP Lynn MacLaren Retains Seat

Greens MP Lynn MacLaren Retains Seat

The 2013 State Elections have seen Liberals winning over seats in what is seen to be a wave of conservatism in Western Australia. Despite both Labor and the Greens copping the brunt of losses throughout the State, Lynn MacLaren has managed to retain her seat. MacLaren is the Greens Member of the Western Australian Legislative […]

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Hyde Predicted His Loss to Liberal

Hyde Predicted His Loss to Liberal

After twelve years of serving as Labor MP for the Perth electoral area, John Hyde is set to lose his seat to Liberal candidate Eleni Evangel. Having been the first openly gay man directly elected into a lower house in Australia, Hyde seemed disappointed at the loss, but unsurprised: “It’s puzzling that a minority of younger gay voters can […]

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Evangel’s Second Preference: Australian Christians

Evangel’s Second Preference: Australian Christians

In the lead up to the WA State Election, Liberal candidate for Perth Eleni Evangel has distributed flyers detailing how to preference your vote come voting day. What has caught the attention of some is that Evangel notably suggests voting for the Australian Christian candidate, Kevin Host, as second preference for the Legislative Assembly. Evangel […]

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State Election: On the Questions of Marriage

State Election: On the Questions of Marriage

With the State Election just around the corner, are you aware of who is running for your electoral area, and what they stand for? With multiple pieces of proposed marriage legislation before the parliament, what was formerly a federal issue has moved onto the political agenda at a state level. Listed below are some of […]

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