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Scorching Malcolm Turnbull quotes resurface as push for same-sex marriage postal plebiscite grows - The Sydney Morning Herald

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has fuelled speculation the government will bypass Parliament and commission a postal vote on same-sex marriage, refusing to rule it out on Wednesday as the idea builds momentum among colleagues. But it has been revealed ...and more »

Same-sex marriage: Plebiscites, postal votes and the politics behind the deadlock - ABC Online

There are enough supporters of same-sex marriage in Parliament to change the law if Coalition MPs were allowed to vote according to their conscience. But the political hurdles along the way to changing the law amount to more than just numbers. Are gay ...and more »

Same-sex marriage: Liberal members opposing plebiscite warned they risk 'destroying' Coalition - ABC Online

Conservatives in the Federal Government have warned Liberal MPs trying to break the impasse on same sex marriage they risked "destroying" the Coalition, as internal divisions over the issue widen. Key points: Warren Entsch has hit out at Queensland LNP ...and more »

A postal plebiscite is a bad idea — just ask Malcolm Turnbull - Crikey

Malcolm Turnbull thinks a postal vote plebiscite is anti-democratic. How do we know? He said so. Josh Taylor — Journalist · Josh Taylor. Journalist. Share. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Google+. As reports suggest the ...and more »

I'll vote in favour of marriage equality if bill gets to parliament, Liberal MP says - The Guardian

Malcolm Turnbull has said that it is not an option for the government to stop MPs crossing the floor on any vote on same-sex marriage. Photograph: Getty Images. Marriage equality. I'll vote in favour of marriage equality if bill gets to parliament ...and more »

Tony Abbott: Coalition should take same-sex marriage plebiscite to next election - The Guardian

Former PM Tony Abbott talks at the NSW Liberal Convention in July. Abbott says any change to the plebiscite should be decided by the joint Liberal-National party room. Photograph: Daniel Munoz/AAP. Marriage equality. Tony Abbott: Coalition should take ...and more »

Here's How Australia Can Get Marriage Equality In Just Weeks - Huffington Post Australia

Subject: Same sex marriage wedding cake with two male groom figurine cake toppers and rainbow flag in background. Three renegade Liberal MPs have revived the hopes for marriage equality to be resolved by a free vote in federal parliament, outlining a ...and more »

Gay marriage a career-ending issue for Malcolm Turnbull - The Australian

Christopher Pyne may have been bucketed up hill and down dale for his hubris speaking at a recent Liberal left dinner but it now looks like his hint that there might be action on gay marriage much earlier than we all expected was no idle boast. I use ...and more »

Queensland Liberals Trevor Evans, Warren Entsch under fire over same-sex stance - The Australian

Queensland Liberal MPs Trevor Evans and Warren Entsch have been publicly criticised by party bosses over their calls this week for the Turnbull Government to dump its election commitment to hold a plebiscite on same sex marriage and resolve the issue ...and more »

Entsch warns against 'ambush' meeting on marriage, amid speculation about postal ballot - The Conversation AU

Michelle Grattan does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. University of ...and more »