Same-sex marriage: Abbott 'confident' over Dutton's push for postal ballot - ABC Online

Former prime minister Tony Abbott says he is "confident" about Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's push for a postal ballot on same-sex marriage. Mr Dutton said the Federal Government should consider a plebiscite by post, saying it could resolve the ...

Rodney Croome: Postal plebiscite is “inherently rigged” - OUTinPerth

just.equal spokesperson and veteran marriage equality advocate Rodney Croome has condemned the government's proposed postal plebiscite plan for marriage equality as “inherently rigged.” Writing for Samesame.com.au, Croome says the ...

Peter Dutton Confirms Push For Postal Marriage Plebiscite - QNews

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has backed a controversial voluntary postal vote on the issue of marriage equality as a way of keeping the Coalition's promise to hold a public vote on the reform. “Lots of us are working together to find a sensible ...

One of the central tenets of liberalism is a belief in freedom of speech. IAN TULLOCH - The Northern Daily Leader

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton: Argues the issue of marriage equality should be beyond the purview of company executives. See your ad here. What's happening in Tamworth. Litter on our footpaths. I've noticed litter on our streets is dreadful. The ...

Peter Dutton Could Be The Unlikely Hero For Marriage Equality - Huffington Post Australia

CANBERRA -- There are a number of government members proudly in favour of marriage equality -- Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, backbenchers like Tim Wilson and Trent Zimmerman and Warren Entsch. But in a bizarre turn of events, it might be one of ...

Peter Dutton backs voluntary postal plebiscite on marriage equality - The Guardian

Australian marriage equality advocates have criticised a proposal for a non-compulsory postal plebiscite. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo. Marriage equality. Peter Dutton backs voluntary postal plebiscite on marriage equality. Immigration minister says ...

Australian government suggests postal vote on equal marriage as 'sensible' - PinkNews

The Australian Immigration Minister has suggested that a postal public vote could be a “sensible” way to decide on the issue of same-sex marriage. Peter Dutton said he was pushing for a postal vote on the issue of same-sex marriage, as it could mean it ...

Mail-order marriage equality vote won't work, ACT findings show - NEWS.com.au

THE proposal to decide same-sex marriage by a postal plebiscite of voters has been quickly dismissed as too bold if not outright absurd. And now there is evidence it would be a disaster. The idea is being pushed around by Immigration Minister Peter ...

Dutton wants 'sensible' marriage solution - SBS

Cabinet minister Peter Dutton has confirmed he is exploring the option of conducting a postal plebiscite on same-sex marriage. Source: AAP. 23 Mar 2017 - 5:50 PM UPDATED 1 HOUR AGO. Tweet. Cabinet minister Peter Dutton says he and others in the ...

Same-sex marriage: Peter Dutton confirms push for a postal vote plebiscite - The Sydney Morning Herald

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says he and other conservative colleagues are working to find a "sensible" way forward to resolve the issue of same-sex marriage in this term of Parliament. In an interview on Thursday, Mr Dutton confirmed a Fairfax ...

Rodney Croome on why a postal vote is the coward's way out - Gay News Network

Right wing members of the Government have gone postal on marriage equality. According to news reports, they want a non-compulsory plebiscite on marriage equality conducted by postal vote. In some ways this is a repeat of 2015 when a plebiscite was ...

Dutton's marriage equality tantrum reveals a pretence of innocence - Independent Australia

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton got himself in a bit of a tizz over business leaders' outspoken views on marriage equality. While this demonstrates Dutton's hamfisted approach to regressive politics, what it really reveals is how parochial and out-of ...

Strewth: dearly departed - The Australian

There's nothing like leaving parliament to take the years off. Happily ensconced in their post-political roles, former MPs and senators — looking like more youthful versions of themselves — pay fleeting visits to the big house and fill those they ...

Opinion: Immigration Minister Peter Dutton should embrace 'bullying' - Courier Mail

A bunch of middle aged (usually) blokes sitting in parliament, on the taxpayer dollar, arguing like a bunch of school kids. Because we teach so little civic or political education in schools, answers like that are as understandable as they regrettable ...