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  • Lynn MacLaren to march with AME at Mardi Gras

     

    Greens spokesperson for Marriage Equality Lynn MacLaren says she is proud to be marching with the Australian Marriage Equality (AME) float at Mardi Gras 2015, taking place in Sydney tomorrow.

    Ms MacLaren recognised the fabulous work AME is doing in advocating for same-sex marriage equality Australia-wide and said it was the single most important issue facing the LGBTQI community.

  • Senator Waters' comments on revelations that the Abbott Government is paying for international journalists to visit the Great Barrier Reef in a misguided attempt to influence the World Heritage Committee's decision on an 'In Danger' listing.

    Senator Waters' comments on revelations that the Abbott Government is paying for international journalists to visit the Great Barrier Reef in a misguided attempt to influence the World Heritage Committee's decision on an 'In Danger' listing.

    The journalists are from countries that are members of the World Heritage Committee and the program for the visit includes interviews with government, business and industry.

  • A metre matters for safer cycling

    Greens push for safer cycling 

    Greens transport spokesperson Samantha Dunn will reintroduce legislation to Parliament to make cycling safer with minimum overtaking distances for motor vehicles passing bicycles.

    “Cycling is booming but a gap in the law leaves cyclists exposed. Now is the time to introduce minimum overtaking distances,” Ms Dunn said.

  • New Bill would criminalise lawful protest in WA

     

      The Barnett Government’s new Crime Bill may be a drastic overreach that destroys the democratic right to lawful protest, Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren says.

  • Damning audit report necessitates inquiry into flawed pharmacy agreement

    Australian Greens health spokesperson, Dr Richard Di Natale, said today that the damning audit report into the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement demonstrates the need for a new process of negotiation.

    “The audit report reveals a devastatingly flawed agreement that fails by any standard of good governance,” said Senator Di Natale.

WATCH & READ

For more than a decade now marriage equality has dominated the energies of gay and lesbian campaigners. So when we achieve it, we can all celebrate and relax, right? Not a chance.

The accusation that "the youth of today are disengaged from politics" masks a thinly veiled concept of the "correct" way to engage with politics. 

One day, Australians will look back and wonder why laws preventing same sex marriage in Australia persisted for as long as they have.

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