Topic archives: marriage equality

Unfinished business: the fight for marriage equality isn’t over for trans Australians

January 15, 2018 2

As the nation celebrates marriage equality, one group has been left with a frustrating wait for change on archaic legislation.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

December 8, 2017 7

Rating hospitality bosses ... Bennelong simmers along ... marriage equality's colourful stamp ...

Crikey Worm: parliament says ‘yes’ to marriage equality

December 8, 2017

Good morning, early birds. A watershed moment in Australian history as the Australian Parliament finally passes marriage equality legislation. Plus, Channel Seven has begun legal action against former employee Amber Harrison. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Will marriage equality lead to defunded private schools?

December 7, 2017 16

With marriage equality set to pass the house of representatives today, what, if anything, will change about religious schooling?

Hinch’s Senate Diary: Dean Smith’s ‘hero hug’

November 30, 2017 3

Passing the marriage equality bill through the lower house, travelling to remote India to meet with the Dalai Lama; it's business as usual for Senator Derryn Hinch

Crikey Worm: we are one vote away from marriage equality

November 30, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Dean Smith's marriage equality bill made it through the Senate with nothing but net, and it looks set to do the same in the House. Plus, Donald Trump has endorsed the UK far right in a series of tweets. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Marriage equality amendments given short shrift as true Libs stand up

November 29, 2017 23

A handful of Liberals are standing by the traditions of their party and helping defeat efforts to use the marriage equality bill to expand discrimination.

Marriage equality bill truce lasts five minutes, UN called to mediate

November 20, 2017 12

Despite a major victory with the marriage equality plebiscite, Malcolm Turnbull faces a difficult end-of-year sitting of parliament -- which he's now delayed.

Calculating the total cost of the postal survey (SPOILER: it was a lot more than $100m)

November 17, 2017 9

The important thing is that even with the $22 million saving, the $100 million cost to the government is nowhere near the whole cost of the plebiscite.

Crikey Worm: holy war delayed until further notice

November 17, 2017 1

Good morning, early birds. It looks like the parliamentary dust-up over protecting religious freedoms from the soon-to-be-reality of marriage equality will be delayed until the new year. Plus, a euthanasia bill has been narrowly defeated in the New South Wales upper house. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.