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

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

ABC OnlineSame-sex marriage: Abbott 'confident' over Dutton's push for postal ballotABC OnlineFormer 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 ...and more »

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

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

OUTinPerthRodney Croome: Postal plebiscite is “inherently rigged”OUTinPerthjust.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 ...and more »

Peter Dutton Confirms Push For Postal Marriage Plebiscite - QNews;

Peter Dutton Confirms Push For Postal Marriage Plebiscite - QNews

QNewsPeter Dutton Confirms Push For Postal Marriage PlebisciteQNewsImmigration 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Northern Daily LeaderOne of the central tenets of liberalism is a belief in freedom of speech. IAN TULLOCHThe Northern Daily LeaderImmigration 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 ...and more »

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

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

Huffington Post AustraliaPeter Dutton Could Be The Unlikely Hero For Marriage EqualityHuffington Post AustraliaCANBERRA -- 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 ...and more »

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

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

The GuardianPeter Dutton backs voluntary postal plebiscite on marriage equalityThe GuardianAustralian 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 ...and more »

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

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

PinkNewsAustralian government suggests postal vote on equal marriage as 'sensible'PinkNewsThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

NEWS.com.auMail-order marriage equality vote won't work, ACT findings showNEWS.com.auTHE 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 ...and more »

Dutton wants 'sensible' marriage solution - SBS;

Dutton wants 'sensible' marriage solution - SBS

SBSDutton wants 'sensible' marriage solutionSBSCabinet 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 ...and more »

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

Same-sex marriage: Peter Dutton confirms push for a postal vote plebisciteThe Sydney Morning HeraldImmigration 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 ...and more »

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

Rodney Croome on why a postal vote is the coward's way outGay News NetworkRight 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 ...and more »

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

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

Independent AustraliaDutton's marriage equality tantrum reveals a pretence of innocenceIndependent AustraliaImmigration 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 ...and more »

Strewth: dearly departed - The Australian

Strewth: dearly departedThe AustralianThere'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 ...and more »

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

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

Courier MailOpinion: Immigration Minister Peter Dutton should embrace 'bullying'Courier MailA 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 ...and more »