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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s popularity plunges in new poll

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s popularity plunges in new poll

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s popularity has taken a nose dive, plunging five percentage points in the latest Newspoll released today. Turnbull’s support as preferred Prime Minister dropped from 41 points, to just 36 points, over the last fortnight. His lowest approval rating since he took office. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten now trails the PM by […]

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Will marriage legislation lead to a roll back of anti-discrimination laws?

As the Turnbull government’s $120 million postal survey on marriage draws to a close, there is rising concern that the opponents of marriage equality will launch a new offensive against change, even if the majority of Australians indicate that they want same sex couples to have the right to wed. Will the bill that gets […]

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Kevin Andrews welcomes a new generation of conservatives

Kevin Andrews welcomes a new generation of conservatives

Liberal MP Kevin Andrews has backed up statements by former Prime Minister Tony Abbott who says the marriage debate has been a positive event because it has motivated thousands of young conservatives to become politically active. Speaking to Sky News on Thursday Andrews said the Liberal party had always been at its best when it […]

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Tony Abbott to speak against marriage equality in USA

Tony Abbott to speak against marriage equality in USA

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is scheduled to deliver a speech to an anti-LGBTI group in the USA later this month. The Australian Financial Review have reported that the high-profile No campaigner will be making his second guest appearance in two years for the Alliance Defending Freedom. The ADF are a Christian group founded in […]

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Bob Hawke blasts Turnbull’s marriage postal survey decision

Bob Hawke blasts Turnbull’s marriage postal survey decision

Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke has blasted current PM Malcolm Turnbull’s decision to hold a national postal survey on marriage. Speaking at the National Press Club earlier today the former Labor PM described it as one of the worst economic decisions since federation. His comments prompted a strong reaction from Tony Abbott, who suggested […]

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Abetz asks if Macklemore will have to officially authorise his song?

Abetz asks if Macklemore will have to officially authorise his song?

Senator Eric Abetz has asked if rapper Macklemore will be required to provide an authorisation statement after performing his song Same Love at the NRL Grand Final? Macklemore is expected to perform his song about homophobia, that became an anthem for the marriage equality movement in the USA, on Sunday afternoon. Singer Mary Lambert, who penned […]

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Catherine McGregor says her friendship with Tony Abbott is over

Catherine McGregor says her friendship with Tony Abbott is over

Political commentator, and former military officer, Catherine McGregor has declared her friendship with Tony Abbott is over after his recent disparaging comments about transgender people. McGregor said she had no doubt Abbott had firmly held views about marriage, but suggested that “lurking” behind his prominent support for the ‘No’ campaign was a hope he’d eventually […]

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“Let him play the song” Turnbull laughs off Macklemore complaints

“Let him play the song” Turnbull laughs off Macklemore complaints

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has laughed off Tony Abbott’s concerns about rapper Macklemore performing his song Same Love at the NRL Grand Final. “He should perform whatever he wants to perform,” the Prime Minister said, “I mean for heaven’s sake, it’s the half-time entertainment at the Grand Final. They’ve got a great artist, he’ll sing his top […]

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Tony Abbott wants to ban Macklemore from singing ‘Same Love’

Tony Abbott wants to ban Macklemore from singing ‘Same Love’

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is leading calls to ban rapper Mackelmore from singing his hit ‘Same Love’ when he performs at the Rugby League Grand Final. Queer singer Mary Lambert, who penned the song’s chorus, will be joining Macklemore for the performance. Tony Wall, a former rugby player, has launched a petition calling on […]

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Tony Abbott’s daughter Frances releases video supporting YES vote

Tony Abbott’s daughter Frances releases video supporting YES vote

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s youngest daughter has thrown her support behind a YES vote in the postal survey on marriage, releasing a video with the Yes Campaign. Frances Abbott, who drew attention last week for posting her support for the YES campaign on her Instagram account, has shared her desire to attend her aunt […]

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