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Q&A: Labor and Greens stand by blocking plebiscite bill

Q&A: Labor and Greens stand by blocking plebiscite bill

Last night’s episode of Q&A broadcast from Docklands, Melbourne covered a wide-ranging itinerary from unions to sexism, Donald Trump and the ABCC, with a final question regarding the ill-fated plebiscite bill. An audience member, who said he had recently become involved in the marriage equality debate since the coming out of a family member asked Labor MP Tim […]

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“What on earth are we doing?” SA’s Premier on marriage equality delays

“What on earth are we doing?” SA’s Premier on marriage equality delays

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has suggested the Coalition could break the stalemate over the marriage plebiscite by just dropping the plan and moving on to a free vote in parliament. Appearing on the ABC program Q&A last night Weatherill said the government should simply move to passing marriage equality legislation through parliament. Audience member David […]

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Marriage equality dominates Q&A discussion

Marriage equality dominates Q&A discussion

The ABC’s Q&A program featured a stellar line up last night as comedian Magda Szubanski, and rocker Jimmy Barnes took their seats on the panel alongside politicians Jackie Lambie, Tony Burke and Fiona Nash. The first question of the night was about marriage equality and the topic dominated the evenings discussion and the panelists debated the […]

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Malcolm Turnbull grilled on marriage equality plebiscite on ‘Q&A’

Malcolm Turnbull grilled on marriage equality plebiscite on ‘Q&A’

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was the lone guest on tonight’s edition of ‘Q&A’ on the ABC. The PM, who was battling a cold, at times seemed to struggle to deliver a clear answer. Turnbull was quizzed on his commitment to marriage equality, on whether or not he’d shared his views on acceptance with members of […]

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Will marriage equality be a topic on next week’s Q&A?

Will marriage equality be a topic on next week’s Q&A?

Marriage equality is one of the issues that get’s panelists on ‘Q&A’ into heated discussions. Since the show returned for 2016 there’s hardly been a mention of marriage equality or the upcoming plebiscite. The panel locked in for the show this coming Monday is likely to address the issue. Lining up on the desk alongside […]

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Q&A returns with Australian of the Year focus

Q&A returns with Australian of the Year focus

The ABC’s ‘Q&A’ program returns tonight and WA viewers will be able to watch the show live on their televisions for the first time in 12 months. Last year the show was removed from the ABC News 24 channel meaning that the only chance west coast viewers had to see the show was via a […]

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Tom Ballard returns to hosting Q&A

Tom Ballard returns to hosting Q&A

Tom Ballard is set to host next week’s addition of ‘Q&A’. The show will be heading out of the studio and heading to Queensland. Ballard will host the show which will be taking up residence at Toowoomba’s Empire Theatre. Joining Ballard on the panel will be Rural Health Minister, Fiona Nash; Shadow Minister for Agriculture, […]

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Abetz: The media never talk about the godless left

Former Abbott government Minister Eric Abetz has hurled a tirade of criticism at the Australian media arguing that it favours left wing and Muslim politicians. Mr Abetz said the Australian media often refer to politicians such as himself and South Australian Senator Cory Bernardi as the religious right, but never use matching terms for their […]

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