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Media Release: Advocates Call For Tasmanian Government To Enforece Gay-Hate Decision

Tasmanian advocates have called on the Tasmanian Government to hold accountable a man who was found to have breached the state’s Anti-Discrimination Act but is refusing to respect the decision. Last month James Durston was ordered to apologise after it was found he had breached the Anti-Discrimination Act by distributing a leaflet denouncing homosexuality called […]

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Media Release: Bias Watchdog Orders Tasmanian Anti-Gay Advocate to Publicly Apologise

Robert Williams has an apology coming to him, which he told the tribunal was also due to those who struggled with their sexuality. A senior Tasmanian public servant, Robert Williams, has won his case against an anti-gay flyer distributed in Hobart. The state Anti-Discrimination Tribunal has ruled that the author of a flyer titled “Homosexual […]

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Media Release: Marriage Equality A Winner In Tassie Election

Supporters flock to Launceston marriage equality film screening Tasmanian marriage equality advocates say Saturday’s Upper House election was a victory for marriage equality. Spokesperson for Tasmanians United for Marriage Equality, Andrew Badcock said, “Across the state, candidates who supported the 2012 Same-Sex Marriage Bill were returned with whopping votes while the candidates against didn’t fair […]

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Media Release: First Door-To-Door Marriage Equality Petition Reveals 72%

Entire Hobart suburb first in nation to be canvassed Battery Point Dubbed “Equality Point” In an Australian first, campaigners have canvassed the opinion of an entire suburb and found 72 percent support for marriage equality. The result was unveiled today with campaigners vowing to continue to canvass suburbs across Tasmania and the nation. The marriage […]


Tasmanian Marriage Equality Advocate Receives Human Rights Award

Tasmanian marriage equality advocate, Andrew Badcock, has been recognised for his contribution to human rights. Yesterday, Andrew was the recipient of a Tasmanian human rights award for his work on marriage equality and other LGBTI human rights issues. Andrew is the convener of Tasmanians United for Marriage Equality and Amnesty International’s Human Rights Queer Network. […]


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