Labor promises to ban LGBTQI conversion therapy if elected

By Vesh Arumugam, File Photo Labor has put out an election promise to ban LGBTQI conversion therapy (CT) in Australia if elected to the Parliament in coming Federal Election. In a campaign media release authorised by Noah Carroll for ALP in Canberra, Shadow Attorney-General, Mark Dreyfus; Shadow Minister for Health and Medicare, Catherine King; and,…

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Labor commits almost $600,000 for new playgrounds in remote NT communities

By Vesh Arumugam, File Photo The Member for Lingiari, Warren Snowdon, today joined the Deputy Labor Leader, Tanya Plibersek, to announce that a Shorten Labor Government will commit $588,000 towards new playgrounds in remote communities in the Northern Territory. The playgrounds will be delivered by Children’s Ground, a not-for-profit organisation that works with First Nations…

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Indigenous and low income students supported in Labor’s $500k uni commitment

New university programs will give Indigenous and low income household students a leg-up in a Labor education investment, if Bill Shorten wins the federal election. Federal Labor will commit more than $500,000 in Swinburne University’s programs through its $174 million commitment to boost equity in high education, in a bid to attract more Indigenous students…

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Scott Morrison calls Federal Election

Australians will go to the polls on May 18 after Scott Morrison ended speculation and called for a federal election. The Prime Minister revealed the date after seeing Governor-General Peter Cosgrove, on Thursday morning asking him to dissolve Parliament. “Earlier this morning, I visited the Governor-General here in Canberra and he accepted my advice for…

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