24 Aug Religious rights threat in state discrimination laws

Andrew Burrell -- The Australian -- 24 August, 2017   The states will come under ­pressure to overhaul their anti-discrimination laws if Australians vote yes to same-sex marriage, amid a mounting push to protect the rights of people and companies to act according to their religio­us beliefs. In an unexpected...

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01 Aug Greens endorse anti-Israel candidate for Melbourne Ports

Media release -- Senator Paterson -- Monday 1 August, 2017   Greens endorse anti-Israel candidate for Melbourne Ports Victorian Liberal Senator James Paterson has condemned the nomination of Steph Hodgins-May as Greens candidate for Melbourne Ports. “As the Liberal Party's patron Senator for Melbourne Ports, I am disappointed...

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01 Aug ALP push on ‘divisive’ Danby to move aside

Samantha Hutchinson -- The Australian -- 1 August, 2017   ALP stalwart Michael Danby is facing pressure to bow out of contention for the federal seat of Melbourne Ports next election, ending a near-20-year stranglehold. The veteran MP and ardent ­Israel supporter is the subject of an internal...

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