Richard Di Natale

PM cops letter over ‘joke’ delay

November 21, 2017 3:53PM<p>LABOR and four crossbench MPs have written to the Prime Minister asking that the lower house sit as scheduled from next …

Nick Xenophon Team

'Two-way transaction': MPs debate how to advance multiculturalism amid far-right rise

A national conference has been debating ways to advance multiculturalism in Australia amid a backdrop of a rise in hate speech and far-right …

Australian Greens

Bennelong byelection: Greens focus on house prices in bid to unseat Alexander

Richard Di Natale says party will increase vote as candidate Justin Alick attacks ‘failed leadership of Malcolm Turnbull’<p>The Greens’ 2016 candidate in Bennelong, Justin Alick, will recontest the seat in a high-profile byelection against the incumbent Liberal MP, John Alexander.<p>Alick and the federal …

Australian Greens

Earthquake in Northcote. Where next?

No one saw this coming. Last Thursday, an opinion poll told us that Victoria’s Labor government would win the Northcote by-election with room to …


Turnbull urged to allocate $20m SSM surplus to LGBTIQ mental health services

61.6% of Australians may have voted in favour of same-sex marriage, but the mental strain the entire undertaking took on gay communities cannot be …

Mental Health

Turnbull tax cut a 'thought bubble'

The Opposition has dismissed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's proposed income tax cut as a "thought bubble" and demanded he instead drop the …

Bill Shorten

Same-sex marriage paves the way to residency for foreign partners

Same-sex couples will be able to use marriage certificates to apply for visas in a move that advocates say will trigger a wave of LGTBIQ applications …

Australian Greens

More than $20 million left over from postal survey budget

Advocates have called on the government to donate the remaining money to LGBTI services.The post More than $20 million left over from postal survey …

Australian Greens

November 20, 2017

November 20, 2017<p><b>Dear michaelcarlton,</b><p>The sex-obsessed ACL isn't ready to give up just yet, Margot Saville discovers. Keane on the patent untruths of …

Austrian Economics

$20m same-sex marriage survey underspend should go to mental health services, Turnbull told

More than $20 million left over from the same-sex marriage postal survey budget should be redirected to mental health and other support services for …

Australian Greens

Northcote byelection: Greens' Lidia Thorpe takes Melbourne seat from Labor

Historic win sees swing of over 11% to Greens, who will now hold three seats in Victoria’s Legislative Assembly Thorpe becomes first Indigenous woman elected to Victorian parliament<p>The Greens made a big step forward in the inner city of Melbourne on Saturday night, with Lidia Thorpe winning the …


Voters turn back on old parties after historic Northcote win: Di Natale

Greens Leader Richard Di Natale says the result in Northcote shows voters want a party that stands up for the community rather than big business.

Australian Greens

Greens lay out ambitious plan

The Greens have drawn up a hit list of 25 federal Parliament seats they aim to win over the next generation – including those now held by Malcolm …

Australian Greens

Liberal plan to drop candidates in inner-Melbourne, let Greens and Labor duke it out

Saturday's contest in Northcote between Labor and the Greens could be repeated at the 2018 election after new Liberal state director Nick Demiris​ …

Liberal Party

Cory Bernardi’s homophobic slurs reflect someone quickly losing relevance

As a nation, we this week cemented a new and exciting Australian value: progressiveness.It’s a value many suspected has defined our nation for some …

Cory Bernardi

Four In Five LGBTI Australians Say They Were Adversely Affected By The Postal Survey

"The debates of the past two months hurt me and hurt my family."<p>A national survey of thousands of LGBTI people across Australia has backed up the widespread reports of anguish, worry, and discrimination experienced during the same-sex marriage vote, with four in five respondents saying they had …


Christopher Pyne Liking A Gay Porn Tweet Says More About Us Than Him

At 1.23 on Thursday morning, as queer Australians were celebrating the emphatic Yes victory (or sleeping off those celebrations), the Twitter account …


The dual citizenship debacle

In the beginning – which was only July – it seemed as if the Greens were uniquely suffering from the now infamous negligence to vet candidates’ …

Scott Ludlam

The Australian Greens Outback Trek

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Australian Greens

Seawater 'so warm it's like wading through soup': life near Adani's biggest project in India

One morning in June, a 26-year-old Indian rice farmer named Ramlal Kariyam got a phone call from a friend with some very bad news. Along with two …


MP Kelly O'Dwyer's Vic office vandalised

The Melbourne office of federal government frontbencher Kelly O'Dwyer has been plastered with graffiti protesting the treatment of refugees on Manus …

Manus Island

'Descending into outright dictatorship': Cambodia dissolves opposition party

Cambodia's Supreme Court has dissolved the country's main opposition party, denying millions of Cambodians the opportunity to vote for their elected …


Green Andrew Bartlett under eligibility cloud after just four days in the Senate

Newly minted Greens senator Andrew Bartlett could be the next federal politician to fall foul of the constitution, with the party seeking fresh legal …

Australian Politics

AUSTRALIA SAYS YES: Here's what happens next for marriage equality

Photo: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images<p>The Australian people have backed same-sex marriage in a postal survey with more than 12.7 million people voting …


Climate scientists warn time is running out to prevent global environmental collapse

Time is running out to prevent a global environmental collapse — that's the stark warning 15,364 of the world's leading climate scientists have sent …


Greens Leader fires up over ‘circus’ in federal parliament

Greens leader Richard Di Natale says federal parliament is like a “bloody circus” as the government continues to grapple with the dual citizenship …

Australian Greens

Labor say Fifield's job 'untenable'

Labor believes cabinet minister Mitch Fifield's job will become untenable over what he knew about former Senate President Stephen Parry's dual …

Australian Greens

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Australian Greens

Gears Of Biz

Officials Have Confirmed The First Death From The Hurricane In Texas<p>Diamonds rain down on Uranus, Neptune<p>Bank of Ireland have pulled controversial …

Indigenous Australians

All hands on deck as Malcolm Turnbull prepares for minority rule

Crisis? What crisis? Now that the Turnbull government has lost its parliamentary majority, and with the media talking non-stop of a constitutional …

Malcolm Turnbull