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‘We owe it to everyone who fought to protect our legacy’

Paige Burton, Monday, 9th December 2019 -  Monday marks the two anniversary of marriage equality becoming law and the one year anniversary of Equality Australia. But Paige Burton reflects on how the No campaign never really

Re-Branded Yes Campaign Turns Up Heat on Anti-Discrimination Fight

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 11th December 2018 -  The passing of marriage equality in Australia marked a turning point for LGBTIQ+ people, but one year on, a new legal advocacy group are committing to end discrimination of students

Why the Social Sector Should Tap into People’s ‘Enormous Capacity for Empathy’

Luke Michael, Thursday, 14th June 2018 -  The social sector should tap into people’s “enormous capacity for empathy” when looking to build an effective campaign, according to one of the key figures behind Australia’s successful…

Australia Votes Overwhelmingly Yes for Same Sex Marriage

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 15th November 2017 -  Australians have voted overwhelmingly in favour of same sex marriage with the yes vote winning more than 60 per cent of votes. ABS chief statistician David Kalisch revealed the postal

The Young Australian Empowering LGBTI Youth

Luke Michael, Monday, 6th November 2017 -  Micah Scott is the founder and CEO of the Minus18 Foundation, which is a youth-led organisation allowing young LGBTI Australians to have their voices heard. He is this week’s Changemaker.

On Marriage Equality, Australia’s Progressive Instincts Have Been Crushed by Political Failure

Frank Bongiorno, Tuesday, 19th September 2017 -  It is surely deficiencies in our recent democracy rather than deeper historical or cultural issues that lie at the heart of our failure to resolve the issue of same-sex marriage, writes

The Legal Maze of the Marriage Equality Survey

Imogen Crump, Wednesday, 6th September 2017 -  As Australians prepare to have their say on same-sex marriage, the legitimacy of the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey is being challenged in the High Court. Imogen Crump from

A Celebration of Diversity

Wendy Williams, Monday, 22nd May 2017 -  Ruth McNair is a general practitioner, an associate professor at the Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne and an advocate for LGBTQI equality. She is this week’s

Becoming Full Citizens

Wendy Williams, Monday, 15th May 2017 -  Jason Tuazon-McCheyne is the executive director at The Equality Project Australia,  a new organisation bringing together LGBTIQ people with allies across the social justice

Plebiscite ‘Back from the Dead?’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 11th May 2017 -  The allocation of funding in Tuesday’s federal budget for the controversial marriage equality plebiscite  –  killed off by the Senate last year – has raised eyebrows and concerns…

Do Corporates Have a Place in Speaking on Social Issues?

Karen Mahlab AM, Tuesday, 21st March 2017 -  The days of corporates acting in isolation from their communities are over, writes Pro Bono Australia founder Karen Mahlab. This week 30 corporates came out in favour of same-sex


Brewing a Message in a Can

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 1st March 2017 -  Young female brewers and winemakers are producing all-natural alcoholic beverages with socially-conscious messages inscribed on the can. The Sparkke Change Beverage Company,
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