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Pop singers The Veronicas have threatened legal action after they were removed from a Qantas flight over an “incredibly intimidating and confusing” baggage drama. Jessica and Lisa Origliasso were asked to leave Qantas QF516, flying from Sydney to Brisbane on Sunday, after an alleged argument with cabin crew. Qantas said two passengers refused to follow …

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Prominent LGBTIQ Australians joined a campaign pressuring Qantas to stop forced deportations of asylum seekers from Australia. The Department of Home Affairs uses Qantas to transport asylum seekers between detention centres and additionally for involuntary deportations. But refugee advocates say the Australian system for assessing asylum claims for asylum doesn’t meet international standards. Also, Qantas …

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Qantas staff have been told to stop using certain “gender inappropriate” words that people may take offence to, particularly those in the LGBTI community. An information package was sent out to airline employees ahead of the company’s Spirit of Inclusion month, according to The Daily Telegraph. “We want Qantas to be an inclusive workplace and …

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Australian tennis great and Christian pastor Margaret Court has announced that she will stop flying Qantas to protest the airline’s support for marriage equality. “I am disappointed that Qantas has become an active promoter for same-sex marriage,” the 74-year-old, who is a senior pastor at Perth’s Victory Life Church, wrote in a letter published by …

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The man who hit Qantas CEO Alan Joyce in the face with a lemon meringue pie has been charged with assault, police say. The man, Tony Overheu, said he apologised to Mr Joyce after the stunt at a business breakfast on Tuesday and explained he was protesting against the CEO’s “corporate bullying” on the issue …