The Aussies copied our flag and stole Phar lap, pavlova, Crowded House, Split Enz and Russell Crowe…and now they want to play catch-up with us in legalising gay marriage.
As Australia gets into election year, same-sex marriage is a hot topic.
The Opposition is promising to fast forward legislation if they’re elected, while the Conservatives can’t seem to keep their story straight about what they plan to do.
It was an historic moment at the weekend when Malcom Turnbull became the first Australian Prime Minister to attend Mardi Gras in Sydney.
And while it’s all smiles, inside his government is not so unified.
No sooner had Attorney General George Brandis announced that a public vote, or plebiscite, on same sex-marriage would be held than the Prime Minister’s office had backed away saying instead the vote would be held “as soon as possible”, which may be music to the ears of some of Turnbull’s Conservatives. Read more »