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Josh Manuata

The Australian newspaper today named Josh Manuatu, a staffer to Energy Minister Angus Taylor, as responsible for obtaining false figures on City of Sydney council travel. The newspaper also claims Manuata forwarded those figures to the Daily Telegraph. The ongoing controversy began when Taylor claimed that Clover Moore’s City of Sydney Council spent $15.9 million …

grindr

The Labor party is reportedly launching an ad campaign on gay hookup app Grindr highlighting a Liberal candidate’s homophobic comments during the same-sex marriage debate. Controversial Liberal candidate Gurpal Singh will appear in the ad, ABC News reported, after it emerged he linked homosexuality to paedophilia in a 2017 interview. He suggested children raised by …

prime minister scott morrison and liberal candidate gurpal singh

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended a Liberal candidate who has kept his job more than a week after offensive comments linking same-sex marriage to child sex abuse resurfaced. Gurpal Singh, a lawyer and lecturer who is the Liberal candidate for the Victorian seat of Scullin, said in 2017 Singh described same-sex marriage as “unnatural” …

liberal candidate gurpal singh

A federal Liberal candidate in Victoria has apologised for linking same-sex marriage with child sex abuse during the marriage equality debate in 2017. Gurpal Singh, a lawyer and lecturer who is the Liberal candidate for the Victorian seat of Scullin, is described by the party as “a strong voice in the community for religious freedom”. …

Mike Nahan

The Liberal Party of Western Australia Has pledged to pull funding from the state’s Safe Schools LGBTIQ anti-bullying program and redirect it towards rural education if elected. WA Opposition Leader Mike Nahan (pictured) told his party’s state conference the program would be defunded so as to keep regional schools in the state open, ABC News …

free marriage equality vote

Federal Liberal party MPs are pushing for a free marriage equality vote in the parliament in the hopes a vote on the reform could be held this year, according to a report. Fairfax Media reported on Saturday Liberal MPs including Dean Smith, Warren Entsch, Tim Wilson, Trent Zimmerman, Trevor Evans and Melissa Price are among …

Josh Manuatu

A gay teenager accuses a staffer for Senator Eric Abetz of using his personal Facebook page to publicly humiliate him. Josh Manuatu also used an image of the minor beside a message originally sent to him in a private forum. Joshua, 17, took issue with Manuatu after he went for the jugular of the “PC …