These three spooks from Australia's history books were thrust into situations worthy of crime fiction. Men no substitute for a mum 16 Jun, 5: Nevertheless, some Coalition MPs strongly argue that given it was an election promise, the Government should ask again. Except — because this is the Coalition's conservative wing we're talking about and not a recalcitrant four-year-old, although you'd be forgiven for not always noticing the difference — this delaying tactic means the entire citizenry is obliged to haul itself off the couch and into a polling booth to formalise what the majority of them think anyway. Top Stories Staffer banned from Parliament after scuffle left senator with hand injury 'Extreme' porn raised in dramatic start to Claremont serial killer hearing Coalition filibusters House of Representatives to avoid disability vote Sacked Matildas coach allegedly described team environment as 'dysfunctional' and 'cancerous' UK schoolgirl who fled to join Islamic State 'wants to return home to England' 'Paternal instinct' led doctor to treat his daughter first, inquest hears Fears machete-wielding attacker will return to 'finish off' Australian victim Abuse within relationships where men get paid a dowry has been 'overlooked', Senate inquiry finds Meet the lizards breaking one of the 'golden rules' of evolution Prince Philip escapes charges over Sandringham car crash. Change to mobile view. Being young, black and gay during the same-sex marriage debate Why is the daughter of lesbian parents against gay marriage?
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Some have it as high as 70 per cent. Men no substitute for a mum 16 Jun, 5: But the looming threat of present-day floods meant the precious discovery needed to be moved to safety. But the committee dismissed concerns about wider potential implications - including gay adoptions and legalised bigamy - and recommended changing the wording of proposed laws to "ensure equal access to marriage for all couples who have a mutual commitment to a shared life". By Mridula Amin Searching for a soulmate in a city the size of Sydney can be daunting — on Valentine's Day, five couples swap stories about how they met, and their secrets of staying together. Was the Yes SMS any more invasive than ordinary campaigning?
The demise of the plebiscite means the issue will not be revisited for at least three years, and only if Labor wins the next election. First posted August 07, Special Reports Ian Harper slams Morrison government's power breakups The more a job changes, the more secure it might be Strong core skills needed to be able to adapt Thriving in the digital economy requires diversity Charting the path to success needs a human touch. Searching for a soulmate in a city the size of Sydney can be daunting — on Valentine's Day, five couples swap stories about how they met, and their secrets of staying together. But, because the conservatives of the Coalition party room had a panic-tantrum and pretended they needed a glass of water, we must have a plebiscite first.