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Motion: Homelessness

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (17:30): I, and also on behalf of Senators Rice and Cameron, move:

That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

   (i) the Australian Human Rights Commission estimates that one in four of the 20 000 homeless young people in NSW is gay or lesbian,

   (ii) there is a general lack of Australian research on LGBTIQ homelessness,

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Motion: LGBTIQ Homelessness

NOTICE OF MOTION                                                                                   12 September 2017

I give notice that on the next day of sitting I shall move  –

That the Senate –

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Fiery snippet from Greens NSW history in support of marriage equality

Lee Rhiannon 1 Nov 2013

Marriage equality legislation has had a turbulent history in NSW and not always because of the actions of the conservatives. I pulled this out of my files from when I was a Greens NSW MP and spokesperson for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex issues. In 2005 I introduced a marriage equality bill into the NSW parliament. 

This is a report on what happened:

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