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Sylvia Jeffreys slams Australian senator defending Trump rioters

Today Show host Sylvia Jeffreys (right) clashed with federal senator Matt Canavan (right) on Wednesday morning as he defended the acting prime minister

Today Show Sylvia Jeffreys has clashed with an Australian senator who defended the acting Prime Minister after he compared the raid on US Capitol by Donald Trump supporters to Black Lives Matter protests. Michael McCormack came under fire on Tuesday for saying ‘all lives matter’ as he refused to apologise for comparing last week’s riot at…

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Debate to ban Australian police from having a float at the Sydney Mardi Gras parade on Saturday

Members of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras will debate banning police and prison officer floats on Saturday (Pictured: Police Officers take part in the 42nd annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade in on February 29, 2020)

Push to ban Australian police from having a float at the Sydney Mardi Gras parade will be discussed today at annual board meeting – but there is one reason it’s likely to be rejected Calls for police and associated organisations to be banned from having a float Debate on Saturday to make final decision if…

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Hundreds call for ‘racist’ names of Australian cities linked to ‘pro-slavery’ figures to be changed

Russell Island, in Moreton Bay, Queensland, could soon be renamed due to links with 'pro-slavery' Lord Russell

Townsville, Gladstone and Mackay might soon be renamed because of their dark links to the slave trade amid the Black Lives Matter movement.   Some Queensland towns are named after men who conducted blackbirding missions in the late 19th century. Blackbirding was the coercion or kidnapping of vulnerable people who were brought to Australia to work…

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