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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Helping dogs become better urban citizens By Simon Carter, University of Melbourne No doubt, however, dogs sometimes c
Helping dogs become better urban citizens
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 hours ago
By Simon Carter, University of Melbourne No doubt, however, dogs sometimes cause trouble. In public, dogs and their owners can misbehave: dogs roam where they're not supposed to and owners leave dog mess... Read more
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The Courier
Letters to the EditorCertificate (Year 11) in 1926. He then attended Melbourne High School for his f
Letters to the Editor
The Courier / Posted 6 hours ago
Certificate (Year 11) in 1926. He then attended Melbourne High School for his final year. Both men graduated from the University of Melbourne, from where they also proceeded to the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge, England (then headed by the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why working less hours won't make you happierbetween the demands of their work and family, given this is one of the main obj
Why working less hours won't make you happier
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
between the demands of their work and family, given this is one of the main objectives of shortening the work week," said University of Melbourne senior lecturer Leah Ruppanner, who co-authored the study along with David Maume from the University... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Changes to city design, transport can have significant impact on healthto protect cyclists and pedestrians from road injuries. The new Series on urba
Changes to city design, transport can have significant impact on health
News-Medical-Net / Posted 18 hours ago
to protect cyclists and pedestrians from road injuries. The new Series on urban design, transport and health, led by the University of Melbourne (Australia) and the University of California, San Diego (USA), is launched today (Friday 23rd) at an... Read more
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University of Queensland
Researchers tackling burning questions on bushfiresof Wollongong Professor Ross Bradstock, Dr Neil Burrows of the Department of Pa
Researchers tackling burning questions on bushfires
University of Queensland / Posted yesterday
of Wollongong Professor Ross Bradstock, Dr Neil Burrows of the Department of Parks and Wildlife in Western Australia, and University of Melbourne Associate Professor Alan York. Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) Associate Professor... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Leave room for trees in urban development, expert urgesdeath" for Tasmania's cities and its residents, an ecosystem and resource manag
Leave room for trees in urban development, expert urges
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
death" for Tasmania's cities and its residents, an ecosystem and resource management expert says. Dr Greg Moore from the University of Melbourne said trees in urban areas were more important than many might think. "We know that the presence of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Parkes on fenceto a new study. Parkes is one of the electorates most opposed to same-sex marr
Parkes on fence
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
to a new study. Parkes is one of the electorates most opposed to same-sex marriage, according to a new study. The University of Melbourne-led study – based on responses to the ABC's Vote Compass survey in 2013 and weighted in analysis to... Read more
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The Age
Students up in arms about US missile-maker's university labStudents are up in arms about a US missile and war plane manufacturer opening a
Students up in arms about US missile-maker's university lab
The Age / Posted yesterday
Students are up in arms about a US missile and war plane manufacturer opening a new research lab at the University of Melbourne. Its student union has condemned a new collaboration between military giant Lockheed Martin, the Defence Science... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Maranoa's view on marriage equality 'fair reflection': MP- and its MP David Littleproud feels that is a fair reflection. The findings w
Maranoa's view on marriage equality 'fair reflection': MP
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
- and its MP David Littleproud feels that is a fair reflection. The findings were the result of a study completed by University of Melbourne on ABC Vote Compass results, revealing Maranoa as the only electorate in Australia that has a... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air qualitysuch as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems fr
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air quality
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
such as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems from an international study led by the University of Melbourne in Australia and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). The goal: To see how city design --... Read more
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WALB Albany
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air qualitysuch as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems fr
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air quality
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
such as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems from an international study led by the University of Melbourne in Australia and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). The goal: To see how city design --... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air qualitysuch as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems fr
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air quality
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
such as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems from an international study led by the University of Melbourne in Australia and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). The goal: To see how city design --... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air qualitysuch as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems fr
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air quality
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
such as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems from an international study led by the University of Melbourne in Australia and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). The goal: To see how city design --... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air qualitysuch as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems fr
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air quality
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
such as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems from an international study led by the University of Melbourne in Australia and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). The goal: To see how city design --... Read more
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News.com.au
Bushfire blueprint to be releasedin Melbourne on Tuesday, as they predict Australia's fires will increase in siz
Bushfire blueprint to be released
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
in Melbourne on Tuesday, as they predict Australia's fires will increase in size and intensity. Experts from the University of Melbourne will release statistics around bushfire causation and arson, the demographics of arson-prone... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air qualitysuch as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems fr
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air quality
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
such as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems from an international study led by the University of Melbourne in Australia and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). The goal: To see how city design --... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air qualitysuch as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems fr
Smart city planning can cut deadly diseases, improve air quality
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
such as heart disease and diabetes, a new study suggests. The finding stems from an international study led by the University of Melbourne in Australia and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). The goal: To see how city design --... Read more
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Medical News Today
Heart disease: Genetic risk score may help earlier predictionrisk. The study, published in the European Heart Journal, is the work of an in
Heart disease: Genetic risk score may help earlier prediction
Medical News Today / Posted yesterday
risk. The study, published in the European Heart Journal, is the work of an international team, including members from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Family history is also included in the assessment. However, despite advances in... Read more
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The Courier
Students angry about missile-maker Lockheed Martin's lab at Melbourne UniversityStudents are up in arms about a US missile and war plane manufacturer opening a
Students angry about missile-maker Lockheed Martin's lab at Melbourne University
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Students are up in arms about a US missile and war plane manufacturer opening a new research lab at the University of Melbourne. Students are up in arms about a US missile and war plane manufacturer opening a new research lab at the University of... Read more
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The Border Mail
Students angry about missile-maker Lockheed Martin's lab at Melbourne UniversityStudents are up in arms about a US missile and war plane manufacturer opening a
Students angry about missile-maker Lockheed Martin's lab at Melbourne University
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Students are up in arms about a US missile and war plane manufacturer opening a new research lab at the University of Melbourne. Students are up in arms about a US missile and war plane manufacturer opening a new research lab at the University of... Read more
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The North West Star
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriagemarriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate signifi
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriage
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate significantly trail voters in backing change. The University of Melbourne-led study found opposition to changing the Marriage Act ranges from 40 to just over 50 per cent in a... Read more
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Junkee
There’s Only One Electorate In Australia Where A Majority Of Voters Oppose Marriage Equalitydivision in the country where a majority of voters do not support marriage equa
There’s Only One Electorate In Australia Where A Majority Of Voters Oppose Marriage Equality
Junkee / Posted 2 days ago
division in the country where a majority of voters do not support marriage equality. According to a new study led by the University of Melbourne, just over 50 per cent of voters in the electorate in south-west Queensland would not back a change... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscitedelayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise.
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscite
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
delayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise. It also comes as new research from the University of Melbourne suggested just one electorate in Australia, the rural Queensland seat of Maranoa, had a majority of... Read more
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The Young Witness
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscitedelayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise.
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscite
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
delayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise. It also comes as new research from the University of Melbourne suggested just one electorate in Australia, the rural Queensland seat of Maranoa, had a majority of... Read more
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Western Advocate
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscitedelayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise.
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscite
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
delayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise. It also comes as new research from the University of Melbourne suggested just one electorate in Australia, the rural Queensland seat of Maranoa, had a majority of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscitedelayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise.
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscite
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
delayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise. It also comes as new research from the University of Melbourne suggested just one electorate in Australia, the rural Queensland seat of Maranoa, had a majority of... Read more
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Junkee
Meet The One Electorate In Australia That Is Opposed To Marriage Equalitydivision in the country where a majority of voters do not support marriage equa
Meet The One Electorate In Australia That Is Opposed To Marriage Equality
Junkee / Posted 2 days ago
division in the country where a majority of voters do not support marriage equality. According to a new study led by the University of Melbourne, over 50 per cent of voters in the electorate in south-west Queensland would not back a change to the... Read more
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Manning River Times
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscitedelayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise.
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscite
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
delayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise. It also comes as new research from the University of Melbourne suggested just one electorate in Australia, the rural Queensland seat of Maranoa, had a majority of... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscitedelayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise.
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscite
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
delayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise. It also comes as new research from the University of Melbourne suggested just one electorate in Australia, the rural Queensland seat of Maranoa, had a majority of... Read more
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The North West Star
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscitedelayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise.
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscite
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
delayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise. It also comes as new research from the University of Melbourne suggested just one electorate in Australia, the rural Queensland seat of Maranoa, had a majority of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscitedelayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise.
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscite
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
delayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise. It also comes as new research from the University of Melbourne suggested just one electorate in Australia, the rural Queensland seat of Maranoa, had a majority of... Read more
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The Border Mail
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscitedelayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise.
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscite
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
delayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise. It also comes as new research from the University of Melbourne suggested just one electorate in Australia, the rural Queensland seat of Maranoa, had a majority of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscitedelayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise.
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscite
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
delayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise. It also comes as new research from the University of Melbourne suggested just one electorate in Australia, the rural Queensland seat of Maranoa, had a majority of... Read more
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The Courier
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscitedelayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise.
George Brandis warns same-sex marriage could be delayed until 2020s if Labor blocks plebiscite
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
delayed "indefinitely" and urged the major parties to hammer out a compromise. It also comes as new research from the University of Melbourne suggested just one electorate in Australia, the rural Queensland seat of Maranoa, had a majority of... Read more
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Queensland Times
Only one electorate opposed to same-sex marriageto heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the Marriage A
Only one electorate opposed to same-sex marriage
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
to heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the Marriage Act ammended to allow gay people to wed. A University of Melbourne study of ABC Vote Compass results reveals only one electorate in Australia has a majority of voters... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kimberly Gillan: Why you lose your ambition in your 30sprobably a healthy perspective to not just be on the wealth-accumulating pathwa
Kimberly Gillan: Why you lose your ambition in your 30s
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
probably a healthy perspective to not just be on the wealth-accumulating pathway that their parents were." University of Melbourne social researcher Lauren Rosewarne says many high profile people have spoken about the futility of... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Only one electorate opposed to same-sex marriageto heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the Marriage A
Only one electorate opposed to same-sex marriage
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
to heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the Marriage Act ammended to allow gay people to wed. A University of Melbourne study of ABC Vote Compass results reveals only one electorate in Australia has a majority of voters... Read more
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Daily Examiner
LNP electorates most opposed to same-sex weddingsto heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the Marriage A
LNP electorates most opposed to same-sex weddings
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
to heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the Marriage Act ammended to allow gay people to wed. A University of Melbourne study of ABC Vote Compass results reveals only one electorate in Australia has a majority of voters... Read more
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Manning River Times
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriagemarriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate signifi
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriage
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate significantly trail voters in backing change. The University of Melbourne-led study found opposition to changing the Marriage Act ranges from 40 to just over 50 per cent in a... Read more
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Northern Star
LNP electorates most opposed to same-sex weddingsto heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the Marriage A
LNP electorates most opposed to same-sex weddings
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
to heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the Marriage Act ammended to allow gay people to wed. A University of Melbourne study of ABC Vote Compass results reveals only one electorate in Australia has a majority of voters... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
LNP electorates most opposed to same-sex weddingsto heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the Marriage A
LNP electorates most opposed to same-sex weddings
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
to heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the Marriage Act ammended to allow gay people to wed. A University of Melbourne study of ABC Vote Compass results reveals only one electorate in Australia has a majority of voters... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
LNP electorates most opposed to same-sex weddingsmay want to heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the M
LNP electorates most opposed to same-sex weddings
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
may want to heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the Marriage act to allow gay people to wed. A University of Melbourne study of ABC Vote Compass results reveals only one electorate in Australia has a majority of voters... Read more
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News Mail
LNP electorates most opposed to same-sex weddingsmay want to heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the M
LNP electorates most opposed to same-sex weddings
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
may want to heed new research that shows most Australians are keen to see the Marriage act to allow gay people to wed. A University of Melbourne study of ABC Vote Compass results reveals only one electorate in Australia has a majority of voters... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriagemarriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate signifi
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriage
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate significantly trail voters in backing change. The University of Melbourne-led study found opposition to changing the Marriage Act ranges from 40 to just over 50 per cent in a... Read more
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The Courier
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriagemarriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate signifi
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriage
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate significantly trail voters in backing change. The University of Melbourne-led study found opposition to changing the Marriage Act ranges from 40 to just over 50 per cent in a... Read more
62 related stories
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The Courier
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriagemarriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate signifi
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriage
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate significantly trail voters in backing change. The University of Melbourne-led study found opposition to changing the Marriage Act ranges from 40 to just over 50 per cent in a... Read more
62 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriagemarriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate signifi
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriage
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate significantly trail voters in backing change. The University of Melbourne-led study found opposition to changing the Marriage Act ranges from 40 to just over 50 per cent in a... Read more
62 related stories
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The Young Witness
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriagemarriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate signifi
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriage
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate significantly trail voters in backing change. The University of Melbourne-led study found opposition to changing the Marriage Act ranges from 40 to just over 50 per cent in a... Read more
62 related stories
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Western Advocate
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriagemarriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate signifi
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriage
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate significantly trail voters in backing change. The University of Melbourne-led study found opposition to changing the Marriage Act ranges from 40 to just over 50 per cent in a... Read more
62 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriagemarriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate signifi
Just one electorate opposed to same-sex marriage
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
marriage, according to new research that suggests MPs and public debate significantly trail voters in backing change. The University of Melbourne-led study found opposition to changing the Marriage Act ranges from 40 to just over 50 per cent in a... Read more
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