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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.

Aug21

Government delays plebiscite as advocates lobby for free vote

POSTED ON // Sunday, 21 August 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Government delays plebiscite as advocates lobby for free vote

Attorney General George Brandis has released a draft question for the proposed plebiscite on marriage equality and hinted to reporters the public vote on same-sex marriage will be held in February.

Aug05

Make equal love count on census night

POSTED ON // Friday, 05 August 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Make equal love count on census night

Same-sex couples are being encouraged to record their relationship status in the upcoming census in order to ensure their relationships gain better recognition.

Aug04

Sign the petition: Don’t spend our money on a plebiscite campaign!

POSTED ON // Thursday, 04 August 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Sign the petition: Don’t spend our money on a plebiscite campaign!

Australian Marriage Equality (AME) is calling on all Australians to sign a petition urging the government to reject using public money to fund the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ campaigns, should the Coalition move forward with the planned plebiscite on marriage equality.

Jun30

AME vs ACL: Marriage equality adversaries face off in live online debate

POSTED ON // Thursday, 30 June 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

AME vs ACL: Marriage equality adversaries face off in live online debate

Two days out from the polls, one of the most hotly discussed issues of the Federal Election is the plebiscite on marriage equality. 

Jun09

Marriage equality supporters in Brisbane's Bayside area forms new advocacy group

POSTED ON // Thursday, 09 June 2016 Written by // Ron Hughes

Marriage equality supporters in Brisbane's Bayside area forms new advocacy group

A new group in the Bayside area of Brisbane is calling for supporters of marriage equality to join their ranks.

Jun01

Calls for a respectful debate after ACL likens the rise of Nazism to marriage equality

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 01 June 2016 Written by // Rachel Cook

Calls for a respectful debate after ACL likens the rise of Nazism to marriage equality

Advocates for marriage equality have called for a respectful debate after Australian Christian Lobby head, Lyle Shelton, likened marriage equality to the rise of Nazism.

May13

Sail out to sea for marriage equality

POSTED ON // Friday, 13 May 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Sail out to sea for marriage equality

There are still spots available for Australian Marriage Equality’s (AME) fabulous cruise on Sydney Harbour to raise funds to fight the good fight to achieve marriage equality in Australia.

Mar17

Labor and Libs oppose Senate vote on marriage equality

POSTED ON // Thursday, 17 March 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw, Ron Hughes

Labor and Libs oppose Senate vote on marriage equality

The Greens have declared Labor to be “on the wrong side of history” following Labor’s support of the Liberals to defeat a free vote on marriage equality in the Senate. 

Jan21

Marco Bulmer-Rizzi’s heartfelt petition calls for end to marriage discrimination in Australia

POSTED ON // Thursday, 21 January 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Marco Bulmer-Rizzi’s heartfelt petition calls for end to marriage discrimination in Australia

Marco Bulmer-Rizzi, the widower of UK citizen David Bulmer-Rizzi who died in South Australia earlier this year, has started an online petition calling for an end to marriage discrimination in Australia.