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Australia: Massive YES vote to marriage equality

Australia: Massive YES vote to marriage equality

Thousands of people gathered around the country this morning to watch the ABS chief statistician announce the results of the Australian marriage law postal survey. There was a huge turnout with 79.5% of eligible participants returning their surveys. Of those, 61.6% voted ‘yes’, in favour of marriage equality! That is 7,817,247 people in support of […]

Australia: Major community victory stops Melbourne’s East-West Toll Road

Australia: Major community victory stops Melbourne’s East-West Toll Road

Socialist Party leads successful campaign against Toll Road and for investment in public transport Last week, state elections in Victoria saw a new Labour government elected, which promised to scrap Melbourne’s (AU) $6-8 billion East West Link toll road project. This is a major victory for community campaigners and activists. The anti-Toll Road campaign was […]