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The World Heritage Committee has today strengthened its warning that the Great Barrier Reef could be added to the World Heritage list of sites in danger at its meeting in Cambodia.
A Greens’ bill, which would see same-sex marriages from overseas recognised here in Australia, is due to be debated and voted on in the Senate this Thursday.
“This is the last chance this parliament has to take a step towards marriage equality before the September election,” the Greens’ LGBTI spokesperson, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young said.
“Gay and lesbian Australians shouldn’t be forced to leave their marriage certificates at the customs gate and it’s time the parliament recognised that."
Revelations from within Australia's intelligence agencies have confirmed the Government is actively complicit in the United States' surveillance of Australian citizens.