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Anti-marriage equality material at Perth Royal Show shows why the plebiscite should not go ahead

Rachel Siewert 30 Sep 2016
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Uncivil debate on civil unions

Rachel Siewert 15 Jun 2006

I rise to support this motion for the disallowance of an instrument made by the Governor-General disallowing the ACT's Civil Unions Act, and to appeal to senators on both sides of the House to simply accede to common sense. My colleagues have very clearly outlined our position on this motion. However, I felt compelled also to make a brief statement so that I could look into the eyes of the thousands of Australians who are being affected by the government's action.

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