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Nayda is ready to #Fight4QLD! Are you?

Please watch this video of my friend and Brisbane campaign volunteer, Nayda Hernandez. You don't always want to hear about politics, but it's people like Nayda who are affected by political decisions. Nayda's family fled El Salvador during the civil war and she is bringing up her son, Xavier as a single parent. I am extremely proud of Nayda and humbled to have her on my team.

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Happy Birthday Medicare!

In 1984, Medicare as we know it began under Labor Prime Minister Bob Hawke. Because of this, when you're sick, you don't have to worry about having a credit card to get help. Happy birthday Medicare!

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A plebiscite on marriage equality is bullying: gay Brisbane Labor candidate

A NATIONAL plebiscite on marriage equality is a form of bullying and proof that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was willing to betray his conscience to get the top job, according to the federal Labor candidate for Brisbane, Pat O’Neill.

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“Does Eric Abetz know Australia is a democracy?”

However Eric Abetz, a former member of Tony Abbott’s cabinet, expressed his view that the plebiscite’s result should not necessarily sway MPs to vote in parliament one way or another.

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Same-sex plebiscite a beacon for 'bullies and bigots', says gay candidate

A candidate aiming to become the first openly gay member of the Australian House of Representatives has blasted the Turnbull government's planned same-sex marriage plebiscite, which he says will provide a pulpit for bullies and bigots. Read more at the Sydney Morning Herald   

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