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Senate committee reach consensus on path to marriage equality

Senate committee reach consensus on path to marriage equality

A cross-party Senate committee tasked with examining the government’s proposed bill to enable marriage equality have reached a consensus on the best way to move forward. In what Greens Senator Janet Rice has described as an “unprecedented show of collaboration”, the report opens the door to a new bill to be introduced to parliament. The […]

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Shorten will reportedly recommend that Labor block plebiscite

Shorten will reportedly recommend that Labor block plebiscite

The Australian Financial Review has reported that Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will recommend that the Labor party block the government’s proposed plebiscite legislation introduced by the Prime Minister this morning. Labor are yet to officially announce how they will vote, though Shorten and other members of Opposition have expressed concerns over the cost and potential harm to the […]

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