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Australia recently celebrated the rise of our own COVID Karens. Pandemic culture employs ‘Karen’ as shorthand for covidiots — the attention seekers who deny science and disrupt our fight against the virus. Karen memes focus on women, but a glance over the history of the pandemic thus far shows the COVID Karens who wreak the …

peter dutton crossword

Peter Dutton leaped into the headlines this last week with cross words for Dr Annaliese van Diemen, Kristina Keneally, and Annastacia Palaszczuk. So to honour his moment in the sun, here’s the Peter Dutton crossword. Scroll down for Peter Dutton crossword Dr van Diemen annoyed both the Murdoch papers and Dutton with just a few …

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Activist group GetUp has urged a group of volunteers to help them win “a parliament free of homophobes” in a new election message targeting Liberal MPs including Tony Abbott and Peter Dutton. GetUp sent text messages on Wednesday night to volunteers who took part in the group’s campaign to call voters and advocate a “yes” …

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Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has described Anna Wintour’s comments as “a bit tacky” after she slammed both Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Margaret Court. Speaking in Melbourne on Thursday, the Vogue editor-in-chief said Prime Minister Scott Morrison appeared “backward in all senses” on LGBTIQ issues. She also described herself as ‘alarmed’ by his record. …

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, one of the key conservative backers of the same-sex marriage postal survey, has said even though he personally voted “no” he expects the “yes” vote will win. “My judgment is the ‘yes’ vote will get up and [it will be] a win for the ‘yes’ vote. That’s my judgment of what …

Immigration minister Peter Dutton has said the NRL should also allow a same-sex marriage “no” campaign song at the Grand Final this weekend, alongside a planned performance of US rapper Macklemore’s 2012 hit “Same Love”. This week, a petition was started asking the NRL to take a neutral stance on same-sex marriage and calling for …