Articles tagged with: AME

Nov09

'They Go Low, We Go High' - the road to marriage equality

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 09 November 2016 Written by // Rachel Cook

'They Go Low, We Go High' - the road to marriage equality

In many ways during the recent debate about whether or not our country should have a plebiscite on marriage equality, the real issue got lost. Rachel Cook speaks with Anna Brown from Australians 4 Equality about the new campaign they have launched with Australians for Marriage Equality and how we’re going to get marriage equality back on track.

Nov07

Parliament to decide fate of plebiscite today

POSTED ON // Monday, 07 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Parliament to decide fate of plebiscite today

Parliament returns for the final three sitting weeks today and is expected to vote on the government’s proposed same-sex marriage plebiscite.

Nov01

City of Sydney continues support for AME

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 01 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

City of Sydney continues support for AME

The City of Sydney will continue its support for marriage equality by providing Australian Marriage Equality (AME) with continued free use of office space on Pitt Street and a shopfront on Oxofrd Street until March 31.

Oct24

Liberal Senator calls for free vote on marriage equality

POSTED ON // Monday, 24 October 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Liberal Senator calls for free vote on marriage equality

Liberal senator Dean Smith has suggested the government should opt for a free vote on the issue of marriage equality in this term.

Oct24

Shared values and a fair go at the heart of new marriage equality campaign

POSTED ON // Monday, 24 October 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Shared values and a fair go at the heart of new marriage equality campaign

Australian Marriage Equality (AME) and Australians for Equality (A4E) have launched a new campaign emphasizing the real stories behind the push for marriage equality.

Oct20

LGBTI advocates call on Senate to reject plebiscite as bill passes Lower House

POSTED ON // Thursday, 20 October 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

LGBTI advocates call on Senate to reject plebiscite as bill passes Lower House

Marriage equality advocates are calling for the Senate to vote down the proposed plebiscite on marriage equality after plebiscite enabling legislation passed through the Lower House today.

Oct10

Majority of Aussies want marriage equality legalised by year’s end

POSTED ON // Monday, 10 October 2016

Majority of Aussies want marriage equality legalised by year’s end

A new poll has found two thirds of Australian voters want parliament to legislate marriage equality before the year is out.

Sep28

Newspoll shows majority of Australians prefer a free vote on marriage equality over a plebiscite

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 28 September 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Newspoll shows majority of Australians prefer a free vote on marriage equality over a plebiscite

Support for a plebiscite on marriage equality continues to wane with a Newspoll showing backing for a plebiscite dropped from 70 per cent to just 39 percent of Australian voters.

Sep13

AME raises concerns on plebiscite question and funding with Nationals

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 13 September 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

AME raises concerns on plebiscite question and funding with Nationals

Australian Marriage Equality (AME) chair Alex Greenwich has voiced his concerns regarding Cabinet’s proposal to allocate public funds to the yes and no campaign of a marriage equality plebiscite.

Sep12

55,000 sign petition calling for free vote on marriage equality

POSTED ON // Monday, 12 September 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

55,000 sign petition calling for free vote on marriage equality

A petition signed by over 55,00 Australian calling for a free vote on marriage equality now will be presented to parliament today.