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Trevor Evans

The 2019 federal election saw the return of the LNP’s Trevor Evans as Member for Brisbane. Evans originally won the seat in 2016 against a gay Labor candidate. Indeed, that election marked the first time both major parties stood openly gay candidates in the same electorate. Last week, Trevor Evans spoke to QN Magazine about …

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federal election 2019 brisbane Liberal MP Trevor Evans, Labor candidate Paul Newbury and Greens candidate Andrew Bartlett

QN Magazine asked each of the candidates for the seat of Brisbane, “If elected to represent Brisbane at the 2019 Federal Election, what specific commitments can you make to the LGBTIQ voters of that electorate to work towards the improvement of their lives?” See their responses below. Trevor Evans, Liberal Since I was elected to …

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brisbane powerhouse turbine platform event

The five candidates vying for your vote in the seat of Brisbane are set to appear at an election forum early next month to talk politics ahead of the federal election. Hosted by Communify Queensland, the Politics in the Pub events are free, Q&A style debates held on a regular basis covering a wide range …

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Few would argue with Trevor Evans’ notion that the resounding ‘Yes’ vote for marriage equality is a “national watershed moment”. As with the entire LGBT community, Evans (pictured), Queensland’s first openly gay Member of Parliament, wants a special Christmas present this year. “This is national watershed moment,” he told Fairfax Media, applauding the 80 per …

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Trevor Evans GAY MP

Constituents in the federal seat of Brisbane will be represented in Canberra by an openly gay politician after the next election – widely tipped to be held on July 2. For the first time in Australian history, the two main political parties will have gay candidates – Trevor Evans (LNP) and Pat O’Neil (ALP). Mr …

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