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Old 11th August 2017, 07:32 AM
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So the usual suspects who don't want the vote to go yes are already putting their hand out. Why am I sorely tempted to send a letter to the ACL loaded with glitter.
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So the usual suspects who don't want the vote to go yes are already putting their hand out. Why am I sorely tempted to send a letter to the ACL loaded with glitter.
The gloves are off, Cyclist, and comment doesn't even have to be true.

TEVW, who is rather more active on social media than I, reports that she has seen at least six calls for glitterbombing, on sites not related to each other.
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Old 11th August 2017, 11:12 AM
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Go to FB. Find Tim minchins page. He has a new song and something to say.
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Just a conversation in my head.

Me: Hey Liberals - I want my democracy sausage.

Liberals: It the mail.

Me: It's in the male?

Liberals: Yes.

Me: I thought you opposed all that.

Liberals: No.

Me: Ooookay!
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One thing I have always really known but have had confirmed through online debates in the last few days is that the opponents of marriage equality are a woefully ignorant bunch.
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Only one like and one laugh, that joke hardly went postal...
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Only one like and one laugh, that joke hardly went postal...
And if there were no giggles, would you have said "Not a sausage"?
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Old 11th August 2017, 06:27 PM
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Really not sure on the accuracy of this, but

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/opin...9eca44280a2c0b

also at Junkee.
http://junkee.com/questions-answers-...biscite/117648

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Are 16 Year Olds Eligible To Vote?

The voting age in Australia is, obviously 18. But the Electoral Act allows 16 and 17 year olds to add themselves to the roll, to make sure they can vote as soon as they turn 18.


The postal plebiscite is also supposed to be a survey of eligible voters — that is, people over the age of 18 who are on the electoral roll. But have a look at what the official direction from the government to the ABS actually says:
It’s completely valid for 16 and 17 year olds to register to get on the electoral roll. And, according to the government’s own direction, that’s enough to make them eligible to vote in the postal plebiscite.
One of the country’s most respected constitutional lawyers, Professor George Williams from the University of New South Wales, agrees.
So yeah, it seems like that due to some sloppy wording the government has accidentally enfranchised a whole bunch of teenagers. Nice.
Update: At 5:23 pm the AEC responded to our enquiries by stating they had “no comment” regarding the eligibility of 16 and 17 year olds. They pointed out the ABS was running the survey and suggested we contact them or Mathias Cormann, the minister responsible.


At 5:38 pm the AEC released a public statement saying 16 and 17 year olds would not be eligible to take part in the survey. Cormann’s office also sent Junkee a statement echoing the AEC’s views.
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