23rd March 2015
Australian rugby star Jacques Potgieter fined for homophobic slur 7
12:44 PM — An Australian Rugby Union player was fined today for using a homophobic slur during a match on Sunday.
Australian MPs receive 1 million emails asking for equal marriage 5
12:18 PM — MPs in Australia have received a deluge of more than a million emails, calling for a free vote to be held on same-sex marriage.
10th March 2015
Video: Busker drowns out homophobic preacher with ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ 6
6:03 PM — A homophobic preacher who started shouting abuse to revellers at Sydney Mardi Gras met his match in a plucky young busker.
9th March 2015
Australian cricketer branded a ‘fag’ at Sri Lanka cricket match 47
5:06 PM — A Sri Lankan cricket fan waved a sign branding Australian cricketer Glen Maxwell a 'fag' during yesterday's Cricket World Cup match.
8th March 2015
TV host complains that Pride parade didn’t have ‘anti-ISIS’ float 42
1:08 PM — A right-wing TV host has complained that there was no 'anti-ISIS' float at Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
Australia: Anti-gay marriage ad airs during Sydney Gay Mardi Gras 66
11:40 AM — Opponents of same-sex marriage in Australia have aired an ad during the country's biggest gay pride festival.
4th March 2015
Australia selects Guy Sebastian for Eurovision 9
10:50 PM — Australia has selected Guy Sebastian to be their entry for this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
3rd March 2015
A Sydney man who stole from victims he met on Grindr has been jailed 2
5:02 PM — A man has been sentenced to at least 17 months in jail after he stole from men he met on Grindr.
26th February 2015
Australia: Anti-equal marriage PM would attend lesbian sister’s wedding 26
1:46 PM — Australian Prime Minister Toby Abbott would attend his lesbian sister's wedding, despite being against same-sex marriage.
22nd February 2015
Queer activists vandalise ‘GAYTM’ cash machine 48
11:51 AM — A group of queer activists have claimed responsibility for destroying a Pride-themed ATM.
12th February 2015
Campaign started to have Kylie represent Australia at Eurovision 12
12:50 PM — A campaign has been started for Australia to recruit Kylie Minogue to take part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015.
10th February 2015
Australia (yes, Australia) to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 67
5:52 PM — Believe it or not, the powers that be have granted Australia the right to compete in this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
WATCH: The way this family reacted to their son’s transition is inspiring 6
1:48 PM — A video has been released online documenting the beginning of an Australian family's trans son's transition to male, and their acceptance of him.
9th February 2015
Australia: Anti-gay marriage PM Tony Abbott survives leadership challenge 13
5:01 PM — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has narrowly survived a leadership spill that could have ended his political career.
8th February 2015
Anti-gay marriage Australian PM Tony Abbott faces leadership challenge 20
7:23 PM — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott - who is a strong opponent of same-sex marriage - is facing a potential leadership challenge.
7th February 2015
Australia: Transgender 17-year-old allowed gender treatment without parental consent 14
5:38 PM — A 17-year-old trans boy has become the first in Australia to be allowed access to gender treatment without permission from his parents.
23rd January 2015
Australia: NSW’s first out gay MP Paul O’Grady dies aged 54 1
3:53 PM — The first out gay MP in New South Wales Paul O'Grady, has died aged 54.
11th January 2015
Australian: ACT to expunge historic gay sex convictions 7
4:31 PM — The Australian Capital Territory is to expunge the records for historic gay sex convictions.
10th January 2015
Australian politician finally apologises for anti-gay sticker… a decade later 44
12:10 PM — A former Australian councillor has finally apologised for a sticker which claimed "the only rights gays have is the right to die".
8th January 2015
WATCH: Is this the first time a Lynx advert has featured a gay kiss? 14
1:53 PM — A new ad for Lynx hair products in Australia nonchalantly features a gay kiss.