Marriage equality wasn’t the end of the fight for equality for LGBTI Australians

Marriage equality wasn’t the end of the fight for equality for LGBTI Australians

By Lee Carnie Posted May 17, 2018 09:03:54 Photo: The Yes result showed us what we already know. We are more powerful when we band together. (Supplied: Daniel Spellman/Defence Gay and Lesbian Information Service) Most Australians probably think that now we have marriage equality, LGBTI people’s rights are fully respected. …

Tasmanian Speaker Sue Hickey says she was ‘crapped off’ she wasn’t picked for a ministry

Tasmanian Speaker Sue Hickey says she was ‘crapped off’ she wasn’t picked for a ministry

Posted May 11, 2018 18:51:58 Photo: Sue Hickey presides over the 49th Tasmanian Parliament as Speaker. (ABC News: Andy Cunningham) Related Story: Sue Hickey declares she will vote independently on bills Related Story: Rogue agent Hickey now one of Tasmania’s most powerful pollies Tasmania’s new Speaker Sue Hickey has admitted …

Sir John Monash was a WWI hero, but he wasn’t at the battle for Villers-Bretonneux

Sir John Monash was a WWI hero, but he wasn’t at the battle for Villers-Bretonneux

Updated April 30, 2018 19:31:38 Photo: “We need to make sure that we maintain a fidelity to the facts of history — to respect the memory not just of Monash but also the roles of the other commanders and men that were involved in the fighting.” (Australian War Memorial E02790) …

Jesus wasn’t white: he was a brown-skinned, Middle Eastern Jew. Here’s why that matters

Jesus wasn’t white: he was a brown-skinned, Middle Eastern Jew. Here’s why that matters

Posted March 29, 2018 12:18:56 Photo: Why do we continue to allow images of a whitened Jesus to dominate? (The Conversation: Hans Zatzka) I grew up in a Christian home, where a photo of Jesus hung on my bedroom wall. I still have it. It is schmaltzy and rather tacky …

CBA wasn’t honest with ASIC, while ANZ at risk of breaching responsible lending laws, royal commission hears

CBA wasn’t honest with ASIC, while ANZ at risk of breaching responsible lending laws, royal commission hears

Updated March 20, 2018 06:58:17 Video: Royal Commission in doubt ANZ upheld responsible lending laws (ABC News) The banking royal commission has kicked off its second week by interrogating executives from ANZ and Commonwealth Bank. Key points: CBA admits it under-reported to ASIC the number of people to whom it …

Banking royal commission hears from ANZ witness who ‘wasn’t in the business at the time’

Banking royal commission hears from ANZ witness who ‘wasn’t in the business at the time’

Updated March 22, 2018 14:34:29 Photo: ANZ says 85 per cent of car lending stems from “third party intermediaries”. (AAP Image: Sergio Dionisio) Related Story: Casual worker falls victim to new car loan ‘scam’ Related Story: Westpac’s ‘unacceptable’ car loan policies under spotlight at royal commission The financial services royal …