Home » Posts tagged with » The Project
Michael Shafar’s latest show is his most personal yet

Michael Shafar’s latest show is his most personal yet

Comedian Michael Shafar has been performing at Fringe World for several years, audiences have loved his shows like Jewish-ish and Kosher-Bacon. A finalist of the Raw Comedy competition he’s slowly been making his mark on the Australian comedy scene, while simultaneously working as a TV writer on The Project.   His latest offering however tackles much more serious […]

Tags: , , , , ,

Waleed Aly to deliver Curtin University Human Rights Lecture

Waleed Aly to deliver Curtin University Human Rights Lecture

Writer, academic and broadcaster, Waleed Aly will deliver the annual Annual Human Rights Lecture at Curtin University’s Centre for Human Rights Education. Last year the inaugural speech was delivered by Professor Gillian Triggs of the Australian Human Rights Commission. While best known for his Gold Logie winning role on Chanel Ten’s nightly news program The Project, Waleed has […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Read More

Margaret Court says QANTAS is intimidating people

Margaret Court says QANTAS is intimidating people

Margaret Court, the head of Perth’s Victory Life Church has argued that QANTAS is intimidating people by publicly voicing support for marriage equality. The former Tennis champion said she believes “normal people” do not support same sex couples being allowed to wed. Court appeared on Channel Ten’s The Project following two days of controversy that was […]

Tags: , ,

Read More

Joel Creasey adds extra Perth date to ‘Poser’ tour

Joel Creasey adds extra Perth date to ‘Poser’ tour

Comedian Joel Creasey has just added an extra Perth show to his schedule. He’ll now be bringing his Poser tour to The Astor Theatre on 23rd and 24th of June. Creasey has said the show covers things he’s never spoken about on stage before, including his coming out experience. Since he first started performing when […]

Tags: , , , ,

Read More

Henry Rollins: This marriage inequality flap you’re having is below you

Henry Rollins: This marriage inequality flap you’re having is below you

Musician and spoken word performer Henry Rollins has shared his thoughts about marriage equality in Australia. Appearing on ‘The Project’ the former lead singer of Black Flag said it was time Australia embraced marriage equality and moved on. “This marriage inequality flap that you’re having is below you. It is below your country, it is […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read More

Wong says Labor still has “real concerns” about plebiscite on ‘The Project’

Wong says Labor still has “real concerns” about plebiscite on ‘The Project’

Senator Penny Wong struggled to convince the hosts of ‘The Project’ of Labor’s hesitation to vote for a plebiscite on marriage equality in a heated interview on Monday. The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate said Labor has “real concerns about a plebiscite”, describing the national vote as “expensive, divisive and non-binding.” “Remember that the […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read More

‘The Project’ welcomes transgender host

‘The Project’ welcomes transgender host

Andrew Guy appeared on ‘The Project’ last night. The transgender rights advocate won a spot on the panel as part of a competition run by the show. During the show the panel discussed Mr Guy’s documentary ‘It’s Not About The Sex.’ which shares his journey in transitioning gender. Mr Guy said since changing gender five […]

Tags: , , ,

Read More

Mia Freedman Apologises for Comparing Gay People to Paedophiles

Mia Freedman Apologises for Comparing Gay People to Paedophiles

On Channel Ten’s current affairs panel program ‘The Project’ last night, Mia Freedman caused controversy for comparing gay people to paedophiles. Freedman is the founder and editorial director of Australian womens’ website Mamamia.com.au. The writer and media consultant was arguing in favour of a national paedophile register. “We accept that gay people can’t change who […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

Read More

Jim Wallace Defends Discrimination

Jim Wallace Defends Discrimination

Last night the Head of the Australian Christian Lobby Jim Wallace featured on Channel Ten’s The Project to justify PM Gillard’s stance on the new Anti-Discrimination Act.  Gillard has assured that religious institutes will still be able to discriminate based on sexuality, this means schools and hospitals will be entitled to fire/refuse to hire members […]

Tags: , , , , ,

Read More