Top Stories

Shorten's blunt warning against plebiscite - Sky News Australia;

Shorten's blunt warning against plebiscite - Sky News Australia

Sky News AustraliaShorten's blunt warning against plebisciteSky News AustraliaIf a single young person takes their own life because of the anti-same-sex marriage campaign during a planned plebiscite, that will be one too many. Labor leader Bill Shorten delivered that blunt warning to parliament on Monday as he introduced ...and more »

Andrew Wilkie introduces same-sex marriage Bill with Adam Bandt and Cathy McGowan - The Mercury;

Andrew Wilkie introduces same-sex marriage Bill with Adam Bandt and Cathy McGowan - The Mercury

The MercuryAndrew Wilkie introduces same-sex marriage Bill with Adam Bandt and Cathy McGowanThe MercuryDENISON MP Andrew Wilkie says a cross-party Bill on same sex marriage introduced by crossbenchers has more chance of success than a Labor Bill. Mr Wilkie, Greens Melbourne MP Adam Bandt and Independent Indi MP Cathy McGowan introduced a Bill ...and more »

WA Liberal Senator Dean Smith says he won't vote for a plebiscite - Gay News Network;

WA Liberal Senator Dean Smith says he won't vote for a plebiscite - Gay News Network

Gay News NetworkWA Liberal Senator Dean Smith says he won't vote for a plebisciteGay News NetworkThe Liberal party's first openly gay federal MP, WA senator Dean Smith says he will not vote for a plebiscite. Smith described the idea of a plebiscite as “abhorrent” and said he would cross the floor to vote against plebiscite enacting legislation ...and more »

Shorten introduces same-sex marriage bill - NEWS.com.au

Shorten introduces same-sex marriage billNEWS.com.auFederal Labor has introduced to parliament legislation that aims to legalise same-sex marriage in an attempt to gazump the government's planned national vote on the issue. "Today we can bring a new measure of hope and happiness to the lives of tens of ...and more »

Vote on same-sex marriage in Australia likely to be blocked - KOCO Oklahoma City;

Vote on same-sex marriage in Australia likely to be blocked - KOCO Oklahoma City

KOCO Oklahoma CityVote on same-sex marriage in Australia likely to be blockedKOCO Oklahoma City(CNN) —The chances of Australians having their say on same-sex marriage are fading rapidly after strong hints from the main opposition party that it'll block the vote. NCAA calls out NC for bigotry -- pulls championships · anti-LGBT laws fallout ...and more »

Turnbull below Shorten in new popularity ratings - The New Daily;

Turnbull below Shorten in new popularity ratings - The New Daily

The New DailyTurnbull below Shorten in new popularity ratingsThe New DailyThe Coalition's primary vote has tumbled to a record low under Malcolm Turnbull. Photo: AAP. AAP. Share. Tweet Share Reddit Pin EmailComment. Malcolm Turnbull will mark his one-year anniversary as Prime Minister with a worse approval rating than ...and more »

February 11 expected to be set as date for plebiscite on same-sex marriage - Yahoo7 News;

February 11 expected to be set as date for plebiscite on same-sex marriage - Yahoo7 News

Yahoo7 NewsFebruary 11 expected to be set as date for plebiscite on same-sex marriageYahoo7 NewsThe government is expected to name February 11 next year as the date for the plebiscite on same-sex marriage. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE.and more »

$15m slated for both sides of plebiscite vote, date picked - Chinchilla News;

$15m slated for both sides of plebiscite vote, date picked - Chinchilla News

Chinchilla News$15m slated for both sides of plebiscite vote, date pickedChinchilla NewsThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Captions Settings Dialog. Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window. Text. Color. White, Black, Red, Green, Blue ...and more »

PM warns of potential gay marriage delay - SBS;

PM warns of potential gay marriage delay - SBS

SBSPM warns of potential gay marriage delaySBSGay marriage could be delayed for a "very long time", Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has warned. (AAP). Previous Next Show Grid. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Previous Next Hide Grid. Image. 1/. Video. Audio. Gay marriage could be ...and more »

Australian Parliament gets bill to set up gay marriage vote - Daily Mail;

Australian Parliament gets bill to set up gay marriage vote - Daily Mail

Daily MailAustralian Parliament gets bill to set up gay marriage voteDaily MailCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister introduced legislation to Parliament on Wednesday that would allow a public but non-binding vote on gay marriage early next year. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, a marriage equality advocate who ...and more »

PM presents same sex marriage vote bill - NEWS.com.au

PM presents same sex marriage vote billNEWS.com.auPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has introduced to parliament legislation to set up a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, telling MPs society would be stronger if more people were married. Mr Turnbull reminded them the plebiscite was a coalition election ...and more »

Liberal senator Dean Smith describes the plebiscite as “an abhorrent idea” - OUTinPerth;

Liberal senator Dean Smith describes the plebiscite as “an abhorrent idea” - OUTinPerth

OUTinPerthLiberal senator Dean Smith describes the plebiscite as “an abhorrent idea”OUTinPerthWestern Australian Liberal Senator Dean Smith has described the government's plebiscite proposal as “an abhorrent idea” and vowed not to support it. Senator Smith has told Fairfax Media that he'd rather cross the floor or abstain on voting for the ...and more »

Vote on same-sex marriage in Australia likely to be blocked - WXII The Triad;

Vote on same-sex marriage in Australia likely to be blocked - WXII The Triad

WXII The TriadVote on same-sex marriage in Australia likely to be blockedWXII The Triad(CNN) —The chances of Australians having their say on same-sex marriage are fading rapidly after strong hints from the main opposition party that it'll block the vote. NCAA calls out NC for bigotry -- pulls championships · anti-LGBT laws fallout ...and more »

Australian Parliament Gets Bill To Set Up Gay Marriage Vote - NDTV;

Australian Parliament Gets Bill To Set Up Gay Marriage Vote - NDTV

NDTVAustralian Parliament Gets Bill To Set Up Gay Marriage VoteNDTVMalcolm Turnbull introduced the bill on the first anniversary of his ascension to the top government job. Canberra: Australia's prime minister introduced legislation to Parliament on Wednesday that would allow a public but non-binding vote on gay ...and more »

PM presents same sex marriage vote bill - 9news.com.au;

PM presents same sex marriage vote bill - 9news.com.au

9news.com.auPM presents same sex marriage vote bill9news.com.auPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has introduced to parliament legislation to set up a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, telling MPs society would be stronger if more people were married. Mr Turnbull reminded them the plebiscite was a coalition election ...and more »

Cabinet approves public funding for hate campaigns for February 11 plebiscite - Gay News Network

Cabinet approves public funding for hate campaigns for February 11 plebisciteGay News NetworkPlans for the same-sex marriage plebiscite to be held on February 11 and both the 'yes' and 'no' campaigns receiving $7.5 million in public funding has been approved by the Federal Cabinet. Coalition MPs will vote on the proposal today during their ...and more »

Coalition senator who opposes gay marriage confronted on Q&A by her gay brother - Daily Mail;

Coalition senator who opposes gay marriage confronted on Q&A by her gay brother - Daily Mail

Daily MailCoalition senator who opposes gay marriage confronted on Q&A by her gay brotherDaily MailThe ABC's Q&A dished up an extra juicy debate on Monday night when anti-gay marriage Coalition Senator Bridget McKenzie was put in an awkward position on same sex marriage from her brother on live television. With most of parliament on board for ...and more »

Australia Has a Date for the Marriage Equality Plebiscite - VICE;

Australia Has a Date for the Marriage Equality Plebiscite - VICE

VICEAustralia Has a Date for the Marriage Equality PlebisciteVICEIt isn't the date Malcolm Turnbull promised—remember all those election campaign speeches about getting the marriage equality question out of the way before the end of 2016?—but the government has announced that Australia's same sex marriage ...and more »

Labor playing gay mental health card: MP - NEWS.com.au

Labor playing gay mental health card: MPNEWS.com.auA federal government MP has accused Labor of playing the mental health card over a same-sex marriage plebiscite. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, who introduced private legislation on Monday to make the change without a national vote, has warned if a ...and more »

Last Post, September 13 - The Australian

Last Post, September 13The AustralianIt is strange that in the debate about what the Turnbull government has achieved in the past year, the submarine decision has not been mentioned. Is the government ashamed of it? Roy Kington, Castle Hill, NSW. Let us not be too hard on Malcolm Turnbull.and more »