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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

New Same-Sex Marriage Bill Looks to Protect Faith-Based Charities

Luke Michael, Monday, 13th November 2017 -  The draft of a conservative marriage equality bill has been released, offering stronger religious freedom protections for faith-based charities – but critics say the bill,

UN Slams Australia For Marriage Postal Survey and Refugee Treatment

Luke Michael, Friday, 10th November 2017 -  The United Nations Human Rights Committee has slammed the Australian government for the same-sex marriage postal survey and its treatment of asylum seekers – just weeks after

Mental Health Groups Call for Same-Sex Marriage to Prevent Suicide

Luke Michael, Thursday, 21st September 2017 -  Distress among Australia’s LGBTIQ community over the postal-survey debate has put a strain on mental health organisations, who have launched a campaign to support same-sex marriage…

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

NFP High Court Challenge to Same-Sex Marriage Postal Vote

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 10th August 2017 -  Not-for-profit legal centre, the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC), has commenced proceedings in the High Court, in a bid to stop the federal government going ahead with the

Govt Sticks With Plebiscite as Advocates Call for Politicians to ‘Do Their Job’

Wendy Williams, Monday, 6th February 2017 -  The Australian government has reaffirmed its commitment to a plebiscite as a national campaign has been launched calling on politicians “to do their job” and allow a free-vote

Labor Set to Kill Off Plebiscite Legislation

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 11th October 2016 -  The opposition is set to vote against the government’s controversial marriage equality plebiscite bill in parliament on Tuesday, claiming proposed amendments to the Marriage

Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage Concentrated in Rural Qld

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 27th September 2016 -  The major opposition to same-sex marriage is concentrated in rural areas, in particular in rural Queensland, while the most supportive voters are in the prime minister’s own inner-city…

PM to Introduce Bill For Plebiscite

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 13th September 2016 -  The prime minister has confirmed he will introduce the bill to enable a same-sex marriage plebiscite in parliament this week. Malcolm Turnbull and Attorney-General George Brandis

Pressure Mounts to Drop Plebiscite

Wendy Williams, Monday, 12th September 2016 -  Pressure on the government to drop the marriage equality plebiscite is mounting as the opposition leader has introduced a private member’s bill to the lower house calling on the

Labor Holds Sway as Crossbenchers Oppose Plebiscite

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 30th August 2016 -  Crossbenchers are lining up to block the same-sex marriage plebiscite with Labor yet to reveal how it will vote. South Australian independent Senator Nick Xenophon announced on
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