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Miles Heffernan Director of Litigation

A young farmhand has won $30,000 compensation after being subjected to persistent sexual harassment while working on a north-Queensland property. During the two years he worked on the farm, Nick* suffered constant taunts about his perceived sexuality, with his workmates referring to him as “gay”, “faggot” and “poofter”. Graffiti was written on furniture, equipment, and …

Queer eye

The mini-episode the boys from makeover show Queer Eye filmed in the Australian town of Yass has been released. The show’s Fab Five — Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Karomo Brown, Jonathan Van Ness and Bobby Berk — visited Australia earlier this month, and had two projects while in Yass. First, Tan, Karamo, and Jonathan helped …


There’s no point crying over spilt milk. But that’s not the reason why dairy farmer Jason Smith was shedding some tears while milking the cows last week. He was overcome with emotion as he listened live to the marriage equality bill passing in Parliament on his headphones. “I just got this feeling of being equal …