Tag Archive | The Equality Campaign

Australia: Share your story by Valentine’s Day for Religious Freedom Review

Australia: Share your story by Valentine’s Day for Religious Freedom Review

The Equality Campaign of Australia are asking the LGBT community there to share their story by Valentine’s Day, so that any new legislation on religious freedom in Australia, since equal marriage became legal, does not impact badly on the community. Alex Greenwich of the Equality Campaign makes the following points: “Religious Freedom Review The Government […]

Australia: Alex Greenwich – “Our Country Can Be Truly Proud” Of Equal Marriage Victory

Australia: Alex Greenwich – “Our Country Can Be Truly Proud” Of Equal Marriage Victory

Alex Greenwich of The Equality Campaign is justly proud of the LGBT community and its supporters’ achievement of marriage equality in Australia yesterday, and the fact that they have done it “simply and fairly”. “[…] marriage equality is now law! […] our country can be truly proud”, he said. Greenwich, originally from New Zealand, moved to […]

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 […]