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One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson

My night on the town with Pauline Hanson in 1998

 Twenty-five years ago, I sort of had a night on the town with Pauline Hanson, writes Destiny Rogers. The One Nation leader was in Cairns campaigning for the 1998 federal election. She was already famous for her attacks on Indigenous Australians, Asian immigrants and the LGBTIQ community. She said of Sydney’s Mardi Gras, “I don’t …

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson and Mark Latham

‘Buy a mirror’: Pauline Hanson dumps Mark Latham in messy feud

Mark Latham has fired back after One Nation leader Pauline Hanson removed him as leader of the NSW division of the party in a messy spat between the two conservative MPs. Pauline Hanson has officially used her national powers to disband the party’s NSW leadership team, which Mark Latham previously led. She wrote in a …

One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson in her office

Pauline Hanson blasts ‘alphabet people’ in Senate spray

One Nation and Liberal Senators have used a Senate debate over the book Welcome to Sex to attack the LGBTQIA+ community. On Tuesday night, One Nation Senators Pauline Hanson and Malcolm Roberts spoke in the Senate to call for an inquiry into Australia’s classification system for publications. In speeches, Hanson, Roberts, UAP Senator Ralph Babet …

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson and Mark Latham

Pauline Hanson claims Mark Latham is doing ‘an excellent job’

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has publicly backed Mark Latham, standing by her party’s New South Wales leader despite his homophobic tweet scandal. In March, Latham lashed out at gay Sydney MP Alex Greenwich in a tweet so beyond the pale that even Pauline Hanson said she was “disgusted”. Speaking to the Sydney Morning Herald …

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Good news: Stoker lost – Bad news: Palmer votes elect Hanson

So, the final vote count for the Queensland Senate sees a classic Good News/Bad News situation. In the Good News, Amanda Stoker remains unelectable. In the Bad News, Pauline Hanson returns on the back of votes that cost Clive Palmer an estimated $100 million. But in VERY GOOD NEWS, Queensland did not elect George Christensen, …

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Words no one wants to read: One Nation sex scandal

Words guaranteed to strike fear into the hearts of people of refined tastes everywhere: One Nation sex scandal. But we’re all adults here. Let’s dive right in and see what shenanigans placed Pauline Hanson and James Ashby in a courtroom this time. Of course, we all enjoy a little titillation, but the phrase One Nation, …

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Australia turns on far-right and their moderate apologists

While focussing on Labor’s diminished vote, many miss that this election Australians overwhelmingly voted for progressive politics. Despite a clumsy attempt at contriving an ‘anti-woke’ revolution, Labor, the Greens and the independents enjoyed a huge combined swing. The far-right and their moderate apologists suffered a massive defeat. Apology: Last night, a writer for this publication …

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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Someone has taken over Pauline Hanson’s URL to troll her

Someone has bought the rights to Senator Pauline Hanson‘s namesake web domain paulinehanson.com.au and is redirecting all visitors to the Refugee Council of Australia’s website. The previous owners of the domain apparently forgot to renew their ownership. So at least one quick-thinking internet user snapped it up on Thursday night. In screenshots circulating online, an …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Annastacia Palaszczuk romps in: what that means for LGBTIQ+

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Saturday night won a historic third term for her Labor Government. Labor led the race from the beginning of counting and their lead strengthened during the night. [OPINION] PFLAG+ National Spokesperson Shelley Argent told QNews last week that Annastacia Palaszczuk has done more for LGBTIQ+ rights than any other premier in …

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