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Labor criticise Milo Yiannopoulos visa decision

Labor criticise Milo Yiannopoulos visa decision

The opposition have criticised the government’s decision to allow controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulos a visa to enter Australia for a speaking tour. Labor’s Shadow Foreign Minister Penny Wong said the government had only changed its stance after being pressured by right wing commentators. “I think we can decide who we want to come to Australia.” […]

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Government backs down on banning Milo Yiannopoulos

Government backs down on banning Milo Yiannopoulos

Provocative speaker Milo Yiannopoulos will be allowed to enter Australia after Immigration Minister David Coleman stepped in to personally approve his Visa application, overriding the Department of Immigration’s advice. It is understood that the Minister was not satisfied with the reasons the department supplied for denying Yiannopoulos entry to Australia. His last tour of Australia […]

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Tim Wilson disagrees with Concetta Fierravanti-Wells about marriage debate

Tim Wilson disagrees with Concetta Fierravanti-Wells about marriage debate

Liberal MP Tim Wilson says people need to respect the democratic process that brought about same-sex marriage. Yesterday Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells announced her resignation from the Turnbull government’s ministry by publishing a scathing letter criticising the Prime Minister leadership. Senator Fierravanti-Wells said the party was hemorrhaging votes to the ‘right’ because it no longer represented conservative […]

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Kevin Andrews compares same-sex relationships to cycling buddies

Kevin Andrews compares same-sex relationships to cycling buddies

Former Defence Minister Kevin Andrews shared his views on marriage equality this morning during an appearance on Sky News. The Liberal member suggested gay relationships were more like friendships than the relationship of a married couple. Andrews said he had an affectionate relationship with his cycling buddies but that didn’t mean there should be a […]

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Polls show voters in key coalition seats don’t support a plebiscite

Polls show voters in key coalition seats don’t support a plebiscite

A new poll published by Fairfax Media has revealed the voters in key coalition seats would rather see politicians directly deal with the issue of marriage equality than via the government’s stalled plan for a plebiscite. The Sydney Morning Herald has revealed that when it comes to the public, the numbers are on the side of the […]

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Tim Wilson is no longer talking about marriage equality

Tim Wilson is no longer talking about marriage equality

Liberal MP Tim Wilson had a very short interview on SKY News earlier today. The member for Goldstein in Victoria appeared very briefly on PVO Newsday, where he declared he would no longer be talking about marriage equality. There were reports today that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was considering using a secret ballot at the […]

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Mathias Cormann denies PM under threat over marriage equality

Mathias Cormann denies PM under threat over marriage equality

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has dismissed reports suggesting there is a plan to replace Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull if a backbench plan to force a vote on marriage equality is successful. News Corp have reported that there is a plan to replace Malcolm Turnbull and deputy Julie Bishop with Immigration Minister Peter Dutton and Health […]

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Liberal MP Trevor Evans might cross the floor for marriage equality

Liberal MP Trevor Evans might cross the floor for marriage equality

Queensland MP Trevor Evans has hinted that he may cross the floor to support marriage equality. The declaration from the Liberal backbencher that he believes his party should dump the plebiscite and allow a free vote in parliament, adds another voice to the growing number of government MPs publicly declaring their belief that the marriage […]

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Tim Wilson on marriage equality: The country wants us to move on

Tim Wilson on marriage equality: The country wants us to move on

Liberal MP Tim Wilson says the country is over the long running marriage equality debate and wants the government to move on. Appearing on SKY News The Morning Shift Wilson said the decade long debate had faced many twists and turns but it was time for the government to allow a free vote and get […]

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Senator Janet Rice: it’s time for Turnbull to act on marriage equality

Senator Janet Rice: it’s time for Turnbull to act on marriage equality

Senator Janet Rice, Greens LGBTIQ spokesperson, has slammed Margaret Court’s most recent comments about marriage equality and trans young people. Senator Rice said its time for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to stand up to bigotry once and for all. “I am absolutely shocked. Beyond shocked. To label trans and non-binary children as ‘all the devil’ […]

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