Tag Archive | The Equality Campaign

Australia: Waiting For Result From Plebiscite On Marriage Equality

Australia: Waiting For Result From Plebiscite On Marriage Equality

After months of campaigning for a fairer Australia in the postal survey, Australians will find out the results this week! The ABS will announce the outcome in Canberra on Wednesday at 10am AEDT. In every capital city, as well as towns across Australia, YES supporters are gathering to watch what unfolds. Whatever the result, many […]

Australia: The Equality Campaign – Great voting turnout figures!

Australia: The Equality Campaign – Great voting turnout figures!

The Equality Campaign in Australia have had some great news: the ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) has released their turnout figures for this week, and 77% of Australians have returned their survey!  When this survey was first announced, there were serious concerns Aussies wouldn’t post their surveys back. They had political pundits predicting turnouts lower […]

Australia: Only 11 Days To Ensure A Yes Vote In Marriage Equality Plebiscite

Australia: Only 11 Days To Ensure A Yes Vote In Marriage Equality Plebiscite

The Equality Campaign in Australia want to let their supporters know that the time to act, and mobilise people to vote YES in the postal plebiscite on marriage equality, is now, and there are only 11 days to do it. They also need the funding to run their ads to get to people they don’t […]

Australia: The Equality Campaign’s Legal Challenge To Plebiscite

Australia: The Equality Campaign’s Legal Challenge To Plebiscite

Over the next two days, the High Court in Australia will hear The Equality Campaign’s legal challenge to the government’s postal plebiscite on marriage equality. While they await the results, The Equality Campaign are still moving full speed ahead, with preparations to achieve a resounding YES in the postal vote, if it goes ahead, and […]

Australia: The Equality Campaign On Their New Ad – “It’s how we respond that counts”

Australia: The Equality Campaign On Their New Ad – “It’s how we respond that counts”

The Equality Campaign have just launched their ad (above) in response to the No campaign ad. “What do you do if you oppose something the vast majority of Australians want? Easy. You try to make the debate about something else” says Alex Greenwich of The Equality Campaign. That’s exactly what the Equality Campaign is seeing […]

Australia: Equality Campaign “We Have Hours Left”

Australia: Equality Campaign “We Have Hours Left”

The Equality Campaign in Australia, who are campaigning for equal marriage, say they are running out of time — the electoral roll closes soon – 24th August! This will decide who can have their say on marriage equality and who will miss out. They would like your help to reach 100,000 more young Australians with […]

Australia: The Equality Campaign Intends To Fight “Postal Vote Madness” In The Courts

Australia: The Equality Campaign Intends To Fight “Postal Vote Madness” In The Courts

The Equality Campaign in Australia, campaigning to bring in marriage equality there, have now said that they intend to fight the postal vote in the courts, and are fund-raising to do so, having so far raised $100,000. Shirleene Robinson of The Equality Campaign said: “Thanks to […] thousands of equality supporters, we have fundraised over […]