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Friday, August 11th

Tensions continue to mount over marriage equality. After the Senate (again) rejected the LNP’s bill for a plebiscite, the government then began procedures with the Australian Bureau of Statistics to have a postal plebiscite. 600 more words

Same Sex Marriage

Trumble, mumble, stumble crumble: #MarriageEquality plebiscite fiasco

The strategy of the marriage equality opponents in the Coalition is to retain the conservative status quo at all costs, says Dr Martin Hirst. 368 more words

Australian Politics

Australia to hold postal vote to decide on same-sex marriage law

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Australia will hold a non-compulsory postal vote on legalising same-sex marriage if a second bid to win political support for a national ballot fails, a minister said on Monday. 408 more words

Money Matters

Turnbull & Trump: Masters of depravity

For those of you who haven’t read the full transcript of the phone call between US President Donald Trump and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull, here’s the link. 562 more words


Trump-Turnbull and refugees. Full Transcript of phone conversation.

There are about 1800 refugees on Manus and Nauru facing their fourth year in detention.

“Australia maintains one of the most restrictive immigration detention systems in the world – Australian Human Rights Commission.” … 3,324 more words

Gerard Oosterman

spit or swallow

The transcript of the conversation between Malcolm Turnbull and Donald Trump [here] is a fun frustrating read. It speaks volumes about both men, and none of it good. 419 more words


Friday, August 4th

Australia may finally be closer to legalising gay marriage. The gay marriage debate stalled last year when the Government’s attempt to implement a plebiscite on the issue didn’t get up. 640 more words

Same Sex Marriage