Gordon Smith

Coalition filling the homophobic void post-Bernardi


Approx Reading Time-11When Bernardi turned his back on the Coalition, a brief pang of SSM optimism was felt: would it now be discussed differently? We quickly got our answer.

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Gordon Smith

Journalist by day, cunning linguist by night. A passion for politics, hypnotically involved in human rights. An Australian born with a Japanese tongue, hoping to hold the big wigs in government to account.


Aussie mavericks: Faith Bandler – Trailblazer for Indigenous rights

Welcome back to #AussieMavericks. Today we meet Faith Bandler, who fought against colour barriers, created welfare boards and was critical in bringing Indigenous peoples into the constitution.