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Peter Dutton ‘architect of the postal plebiscite’ predicts a Yes win

Peter Dutton ‘architect of the postal plebiscite’ predicts a Yes win

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has reportedly predicted the Equality campaign will be successful and the majority of Australians will have selected ‘yes’ in the postal survey he championed. Dutton, a leading conservative, conceded that the winner of the postal survey would be the ‘Yes’ campaign while speaking at an event in Sydney earlier this evening. […]

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Karina Okotel says many people supporting marriage equality are racist

Karina Okotel says many people supporting marriage equality are racist

Karina Okotel from the Coalition for Marriage has criticised people who support marriage equality saying too often they resort to racist abuse, and because of this most people are keeping secret the real answer about how they responded in the marriage survey. The Vice President of the Liberal Party was appearing on the Sky News […]

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Sydney’s Anglican Diocese reveals it’s donated 1 million to ‘No’ campaign

Sydney’s Anglican Diocese reveals it’s donated 1 million to ‘No’ campaign

The Archbishop of Sydney, Glen Davies, has revealed that the Anglican Diocese of Sydney has donated a million dollars to the ‘no’ campaign to assist in their fight against marriage equality. The Archbishop announced the large contribution during his address to the 51st synod of the diocese on Monday afternoon and Buzzfeed News Australia were […]

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Coalition for Marriage says game will target children

Coalition for Marriage says game will target children

The Coalition for Marriage have raised concern about a game being developed with funding from the Victorian government, saying it will target children and attempt to “modify their behaviours”. The Victorian government has described the project as being for all ages, but the Coalition for Marriage argues that it’s an attempt to target children. Leading […]

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‘No’ campaign launches app to inspire volunteers

‘No’ campaign launches app to inspire volunteers

The Coalition for Marriage has launched a phone app to draw support for their campaign against marriage equality. The app, named Freedom Team, encourages supporters to undertake tasks to promote the ‘No’ campaign, and for each task supporters gain points. The top supporters are listed on a leader board. Points can be earned by reading […]

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Christian Porter defends government’s marriage postal survey expenditure

Christian Porter defends government’s marriage postal survey expenditure

Christian Porter, the Minister for Social Services has defended the government’s $122 million expenditure on the marriage postal survey, arguing that democracy is expensive. Speaking to Perth radio station 6PR, Porter told host Gareth Parker that the survey was the only way the government could find out what Australians really think about allowing same sex […]

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Craig Laundy: The media are not giving enough time to the ‘No’ case

Craig Laundy: The media are not giving enough time to the ‘No’ case

Liberal MP Craig Laundy says the media is is not giving enough time to the ‘No’ case opposing marriage equality. The MP, who is opposed to allowed same sex couples having the right to marry, said people in his New South Wales electorate of Reid were enjoying having their chance to have a say on […]

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Ken Wyatt is uncertain about how to personally vote in the marriage survey

Ken Wyatt is uncertain about how to personally vote in the marriage survey

Liberal front-bencher Ken Wyatt has shared how he’s gone backwards and forwards on how he should personally vote in the marriage postal survey. Speaking on the Karvelas program on Sky News, the Assistant Health Minister told Patricia Karvelas that he hadn’t filled out the form yet, but was leaning towards voting ‘no’. For many years […]

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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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Nobody writes songs about denying people’s rights

Nobody writes songs about denying people’s rights

OPINION The debate over whether or not it was appropriate for the National Rugby League to invite a singer who supports marriage equality, and had a hit song about reducing homophobia, is entering its third day. It’s likely to continue at least until Macklemore and Mary Lambert take to the stage at the NRL Grand […]

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