It’s become clear over the past few weeks that the AFL has no idea what it’s signed up for. AFL once provided a much needed escape from politics and ideology, uniting us in our shared love of footy. That was, until the AFL elite decided to enter the political arena and deface their logo in support of...Read more
It’s been a big month in the campaign to protect marriage. The ‘Yes’ campaigners have shown their true colours; creating fake posters, and pretending to be run over by an elderly gentleman attending a ‘Safe Schools’ seminar (admitting that same-sex marriage and Safe Schools are linked, along the way). So, with their...Read more
UPDATE / CLARIFICATION 29/2/16 2pm EST Our original post referred to a comment made at the Stop Safe Schools Coalition suggesting that Professor Donna Cross had shown "long time support and alliances with both the Safe Schools Coalition and LaTrobe University Melbourne, creators of the concepts and authors of the program". We think there has been...
[caption id="attachment_738" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Jim Wallace and Tim Cannon present the AMF petition to ALP delegates before their National Conference."][/caption] Representatives of AMF have presented the marriage petition to delegates of the Australian Labor Party before the National Conference. Read more
Ruth Limkin has given AMF permission to publish the following blog post in response to Queensland Deputy Premier Andrew Fraser's proposal to legalise civil unions in the state. The post was originally blogged here. Dear Mr Fraser I am sure that you are well aware that a raft of legislative changes...Read more
Finally - a space to hear the 'other' sides of the argument: www.australianmarriage.org AMF is encouraged to see the tabling of a petition of 52,000 signatures in the Senate today in support of marriage. On the back of that tremendous effort, AMF has been launched to contribute a further voice in the public debate on marriage....Read more
Federal Parliament has agreed to set aside time in August for MPs to speak for five minutes on the issue of gay marriage. Last November, Parliament passed a Greens motion calling on MPs to consult their constituents about who should be entitled to marry. On Tuesday evening the House of Representatives agreed that members should report back...Read more
14th February 2011 The Australian website Online Opinion is facing difficult financial times after having advertising withdrawn following the publication of an article on gay marriage. Graham Young, the founder and chief editor of the site, offers his perspective. Listen to the interview by the ABC with Graham Young HERE: http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2011/02/cpt_20110214_1621.mp3 ________________________________________Read more