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Cory Bernardi

Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi has claimed that the legalisation of same-sex marriage has led to “advocacy” for bestiality and paedophilia. In an interview on Sky News, Bernardi doubled down on his infamous 2012 comments about bestiality which saw him sacked as parliamentary secretary to Tony Abbott. “There are even some creepy people out there, …

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Tom Ballard alleged sexual assault

Comedian Tom Ballard’s talk show Tonightly has been axed, the ABC has announced. The ABC said in a statement that Tonightly With Tom Ballard wouldn’t be renewed and will air its last episode on September 7. Host Tom Ballard said that it had been “an honour and a privilege” to host the show, “even though …

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Sophie York

Anti-gay marriage proponent Sophie York will lead Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi’s New South Wales Senate ticket. York was the face of the Marriage Alliance, one of the key lobby groups that argued against the rights of LGBTIQ people during the same-sex marriage debate. In the lead-up to the postal survey to potentially change the …

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Lyle Shelton

Former Australian Christian Lobby director and high-profile “no” campaigner Lyle Shelton will run for a Queensland Senate seat at the next federal election. Lyle Shelton quit as managing director of the Australian Christian Lobby in February to join the Australian Conservatives, after leading the unsuccessful “no” campaign in the marriage postal survey last year. Shelton …

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The Australian Conservatives party has said they will work to repeal the country’s “yes” vote on marriage equality. The new spokesperson for Senator Cory Bernardi’s party, former Australian Christian Lobby head Lyle Shelton, told Sky News the party’s policy was “to support the natural family.” “I would expect over time we’d want to see marriage …

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Lyle Shelton

Australian Christian Lobby head Lyle Shelton has quit the organisation to pursue a career in politics at the next federal election. Shelton (pictured), one of the most high-profile “no” campaigners in last year’s marriage postal survey, announced on Saturday he was stepping down after five years as the ACL’s managing director to contest a seat …

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Singer Darren Hayes has slammed Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi after the senator used one of Savage Garden’s songs in a political stunt ahead of Australia Day. Last year Triple J announced it was moving the date of its popular Hottest 100 countdown to January 27 out of respect for Indigenous Australians after a large …

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Cory Bernardi

Australian Conservatives leader Cory Bernardi wants parliament to delay legislating same-sex marriage if the ‘Yes’ vote prevails. Senator Bernardi told ABC radio today the eligibility of federal politicians needs resolving now and the issue of same-sex marriage should be put on the backburner. Postal voting closed yesterday, with the latest estimate showing 12.6 million people …

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The Vice Chief of the Australian Defence Force has stood up for the country’s transgender troops amid a “hysterical” debate over their gender reassignment surgery. Politicians including Pauline Hanson, Cory Bernardi and Liberal MP Andrew Hastie seized on a report by News Corp last week that more than $1 million had been spent on 17 …

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Cory Bernardi

Cory Bernardi has dismissed opinion polls showing a strong lead for the “yes” vote in the same-sex marriage postal survey and suggested some respondents in the polls are lying. The Australian Conservatives leader told Sky News he believes people feel pressured by political correctness and were telling pollsters they’d voted “yes” even if they’d voted …

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