French police are reporting in excess of 40 deaths as a result of three near-simultaneous attacks in the 10th and 11th arrondissements in Paris, including fatal shootings near Cambodian restaurant Le Petit Cambodge, multiple explosions at the Stade de France and a hostage situation at the Bataclan Concert Hall. The.
The Australian Defence Force will host an interactive leadership activity at the ninth annual Students 4 Students (S4S) National Leadership Conference at the University of Wollongong this weekend, the Australian Student Leadership Association (ASLA) has announced. Leadership Program Coordinator Coralie Fleming said that the leadership simulation will be a unique chance for.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has proposed that the Australian people vote on the issue of marriage equality following the next election, but it is unknown whether this shall happen through a referendum or plebiscite. Social Services Minister Scott Morrison and Conservative Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi, who are both against same-sex.
Following the five and a half hour joint party room meeting which was called at short notice yesterday in Canberra, the Coalition party room voted 66 to 33 against having a free vote on the issue of marriage equality. However a plebiscite or a constitutional referendum could be held in.
Ahead of the reintroduction of a bill to legalise same-sex marriage, thousands have come together in support of marriage equality over the weekend across Australia. Efforts to campaign for a change to the current amendment of the Marriage Act saw the closure of streets in the centre of Sydney on.
The 26th of June 2015 will be written in the history books as the day the United States Supreme Court made same sex marriage legal in all 50 states. Five out of the nine ruling Supreme Court justices voted in favour of Obergefell V Hodges. The momentous event is being.
On Wednesday June 17th, a man entered a bible study group at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, where he sat for fifty minutes before opening fire, killing 9 people and driving away. Amongst the dead is Pastor and Democratic member of the South Carolina Senate, Clementa.
Debate over the tampon tax has leaked onto the lawns of Parliament House. Three weeks after Sydney university student, Subeta Vimalarajah, brought the issue into the spotlight with her Stop Taxing My Period! Campaign, protesters have gathered to lobby politicians to remove the Goods and Services Tax. Subeta started the.
Ireland has voted in favour to legalise same-sex marriage in a referendum that has seen the country to be the first in the world to do so by popular vote. Only one of Ireland’s 43 constituencies voted against the measure. The final figures revealed that approximately 62% of Irish Republic’s.
For Chloe Higgins, pulling together National Young Writers Month (NYWM) in Wollongong is both a challenge and an inevitable next step. The month-long program of music, panels, poetry slams and round table discussions is part of a national (and growing) effort to be “Here for young writers”. Ms. Higgins is.