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Greens welcome Tim Wilson’s groundbreaking LGBTI report

Janet Rice 10 Jun 2015

Greens welcome Tim Wilson’s groundbreaking LGBTI report

The Greens have welcomed the Human Rights Commissioner's groundbreaking Resilient Individuals report, saying it continues an urgent national discussion on LGBTI issues.

"This report is a crystal clear call to action for our state and federal governments," said the Australian Greens LGBTI spokesperson Senator Janet Rice.

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CROSS PARTY CO-OPERATION REQUIRED FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY SUCCESS

With Bill Shorten announcing that he will introduce his own marriage equality bill on Monday, and with existing bills from Senator Sarah Hanson-Young and Senator David Leyonhjelm, it is now time for all parties wanting to end discrimination in marriage to work together on a common goal.

The Australian Greens are calling for a cross party meeting to be held on Monday 1 June to discuss strategies that will ensure that marriage equality is secured for all Australians.

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young

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DATES SET FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY AMENDMENT BILL TO BE DEBATED AND VOTED ON

The Greens have announced they will bring on a vote for Marriage Equality this year. The Party has set down dates in the Senate for debate to commence and a vote to be held on the Greens Senator Hanson-Young's private members bill currently before the Senate. 

Debate on the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill to commence on 18 June 2015

Vote on the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill on 12 November 2015

SENATOR SARAH HANSON-YOUNG : GREENS SENATOR FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA & SPONSOR of MARRIAGE EQUALITY BILL

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