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Libs’ civil war over Warringah candidate Katherine Deves

As Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese declared a Good Friday detente, the fractious NSW Libs descended into civil war. The cause: opposing views over Warringah candidate Katherine Deves. She’s loved by the conservatives and loathed by the moderates. Will Morrison try and ride out the storm or ‘cancel’ his captain’s pick and risk accusations of …

2022 Federal Election

Fears and hopes for the 2022 federal election

Rodney Croome spells out his hopes and fears for the 2022 Federal election and the strategies he believes will move equality ahead despite the challenges faced by the LGBTIQ+ communities. Rodney Croome is a spokesperson for Just.Equal Australia. He has campaigned for LGBTIQ+ rights in every federal election since 1990. The 2022 federal election is …

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Equality Tasmania on Premier Peter Gutwein’s resignation

Today’s surprise resignation of popular Tasmanian Liberal Premier Peter Gutwein prompted laudatory tributes all around including from LGBTQIA+ advocacy group Equality Tasmania. Premier Gutwein resigned after two years in the job. However, it was a long two years. Much of the time was taken up with managing the Tasmanian response to the COVID pandemic. Last …

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Yes Minister. Allegations of rent boys in Parliament House

Friendlyjordies today published a redacted report of an independent investigation into allegations of sexual behaviour in Parliament House. The report includes unproven allegations that a current state MP procured rentboys to visit a former senior federal minister in Parliament House. The investigation arose out of the controversy over a former LNP staffer wanking over the …

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Libs endorse Save Women’s Sport’s Katherine Deves

In a desperate search for a decisive election issue, the Liberal Party today endorsed Katherine Deves as the party’s candidate for the Sydney seat of Warringah. Deves previously co-founded Save Women’s Sport Australasia and often appears as a commentator on Sky News Australia. It seems that instead of choosing a candidate with a fighting chance …

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Meet the candidates for Brisbane: Trevor Evans Liberal

As the 2022 federal election looms, QNews gives each of the major party candidates for the seat of Brisbane an opportunity to share why they believe our communities should vote for them. Trevor Evans Liberal is the current member for Brisbane. Trevor Evans Liberal When I was elected to Parliament in 2016, I became Queensland’s …

Political Farewells

The political farewell speeches – and we’ve only just begun

Strange days are these. The prime ministerial limousine idles in the Lodge driveway while Scott Morrison waits for the least worst day to call an election. Meanwhile, the political farewells have already begun. So far, we’ve heard valedictory speeches from three politicians the LGBTIQ+ communities won’t be sad to see the back of. Most memorably, …

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Tom the Whistleblower outed over outing parliamentary wanker

Earlier today, Channel 9 newspapers outed the gay man who calls himself Tom the Whistleblower over his outing of Canberra’s gay parliamentary wanker. The self-titled whistleblower shared images with the media of the parliamentary wanker masturbating. Tom the Whistleblower We all know politics is full of wankers. And lots of people film themselves masturbating. Indeed, …

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Credlin alleges gay orgies & rent boys in Parliament House

With conservative political forces in disarray following recent allegations of rape and sexual impropriety, Peta Credlin last night added gay sex into the salacious mix. Tony Abbott’s former chief of staff alleged that Liberal staffers held gay sex orgies in Parliament House. Further, she claimed a former minister invited rent boys to his ministerial office. …

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Josh Manuatu: where have we heard that name before?

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 …

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