Aleph Melbourne launches 2019 federal election voters guide for LGBTIQ equality

May 16, 2019 by J-Wire Newsdesk
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Aleph Melbourne has released its 2019 Voters Guide for LGBTIQ Equality.

The Voters Guide is designed to assist voters living in Victorian voting divisions with high Jewish populations best select candidates who have comprehensively demonstrated or pledged support for LGBTIQ equality.

The 2019 Voters Guide for LGBTIQ Equality is online at https://aleph.org.au/2019votersguide

Based on the Equality Australia’s Rainbow Votes 2019 – Party Surveys, we categorise the issues as Voice in Government Policy Making, Social inclusion, Protection at work, Religious exemptions, Conversion Therapy, Reformation of sports exemptions, Access to Medicare for gender affirmation treatment, Refugees, Government funded services, Protection for rainbow families, and Support in schools.

We encourage voters to locate their voting district, review their candidates’ levels of support for LGBTIQ issues and vote in a manner that prioritises LGBTIQ equality.

We also encourage voters to contact candidates directly if they require additional information not included in the Voters Guide.

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One Response to “Aleph Melbourne launches 2019 federal election voters guide for LGBTIQ equality”
  1. Adrian Jackson says:

    Here in Victoria decades ago the late Sir Rupert Hamer (a WW2 2nd AIF Army Officer and “Rat of Tobruk”) Liberal government decriminalised homosexuality and the Commonwealth Liberal government recently put the Gay marriage poll to the people which was overwhelmingly supported, including by this straight bachelor.

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