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‘Yes’ events are happening

‘Yes’ events are happening

Danielle Blanch, Reporter

September 4, 2017


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The High Court is expected to make an announcement on Thursday about the success of legal challenge to the marriage equality postal vote. In the meantime the campaigns are running full steam ahead, as the current plan has the first postal vote letters scheduled be sent out on September 12. For people...

COMMENT: Turnbull bets the farm on ‘yes’ postal vote

COMMENT: Turnbull bets the farm on ‘yes’ postal vote

Paul Van Lieshout Hunt, Political Reporter

August 21, 2017


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Proverbs 29:18: ‘Where there is no vision, the people perish.’ And so, with Malcolm Turnbull at the helm, the Federal Liberal Party will proceed to its demise. The Federal Government is not a united front. Had the Prime Minister rallied the forces and acted like a leader should, the wedge of Mar...

Local Government Support For Marriage Equality Swells

Local Government Support For Marriage Equality Swells

Paul Van Lieshout Hunt, Reporter

May 9, 2017


Filed under News, Slideshow

Two WA councils have joined the cause for marriage equality, passing motions calling on the Federal Government to legalise marriage for people of diverse sexuality and gender. Fremantle Council and Bayswater Council voted on Wednesday 26 April to show public support for same-sex marriage. Fremantle...

Doubly dissolution-ed? What would win a student vote

Doubly dissolution-ed? What would win a student vote

Ryan Langley, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2016


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Australian politics seems to be all over the place at the moment. With a double dissolution looming on the horizon and a same-sex marriage plebiscite just around the corner, ECU Daily asked students around campus what they thought of everything going on. Here is what people had to say — kicking...

Same sex marriage sways Canning preferences

Same sex marriage sways Canning preferences

Nicole Biss, Staff reporter

September 14, 2015


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The Australian Christians party has chosen Liberal candidate Andrew Hastie as their top preference for the Canning by-election after he opposed same-sex marriage. Mr Hastie has expressed his views for the traditional definition of marriage, and told the Sydney Morning Herald he is personally opposed...

No decision yet for marriage equality vote

No decision yet for marriage equality vote

Hayley Moir, Staff reporter

August 19, 2015


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The question of a referendum or a plebiscite on Same-sex marriage remains undecided after a scheduled Cabinet meeting has been cancelled for next week. Journalist David Speers said today via Twitter "Cabinet has been cancelled for next week. So the referendum v plebiscite issue won't be resolved...

Love rules as marriage equality conquers Perth

Love rules as marriage equality conquers Perth

Danny Rogers, Staff reporter

August 11, 2015


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A crowd estimated at more than 1500 people showed their support for marriage equality in the Perth CBD this weekend. Organised by the Equal Love organisation, the attendance was significantly larger than previous rallies organised by the group. The event featured speeches from a variety of people...

Ireland votes ‘yes’ to same-sex marriage

Ireland votes ‘yes’ to same-sex marriage

Joanne Brewer, Staff reporter

May 27, 2015


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Ireland went to the polls this weekend in a referendum for marriage equality and the result was a resounding yes. The yes vote made Ireland the first country in the world to make same-sex marriage legal by popular vote with 62 per cent voting in favour of the change to the Constitution. The proposed...

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