Campaigning on pointless promises

Last night I got home from a solid workout at the gym, cooked myself a healthy dinner and sat down to read my emails.  First cab off the ranks was…

Simon Cumming

It’s time to do something about homophobia in sport

James Newburrie asks if the AFL is serious about tackling homophobia or if it’s all just PR spin and window-dressing.

Ride to Conquer Cancer

The support has been truly amazing from the community, raising $4,295 in an hour with Dean Beck’s On the Line show on Joy 94.9. And all this goes to Peter Mac. Well done!

What Mackereth Said To Me

A respected community member has provided this account of a conversation with Ray Mackereth re the defunding of QAHC

by DFID - UK Department for International Development

Freshly Doug Tuesday

Nice to see a conservative prime minister – well, any party leader, really, but especially one whose grassroots membership are not fully behind him on this – taking a positive…

Gay Businessman Claims He Brought Down Queensland AIDS Council

Did Queensland gay businessman Ray Mackereth really bring down QAHC, as he claims, or is he just grandstanding? Miles Heffernan investigates.

Statement by Miles Heffernan

I have been a contributor with Qnews spanning over 5 years. From early April 2012 Ray explained to me that HIV was on the increase in Brisbane and that QAHC…

Statement by QAHC

Executive Director Remuneration The annual salary of the Executive Director in 2011/12 was in the range of $125,672 to $146,138 (9 pay point progressions) and is set by the Board…

Freshly Doug Monday

A row is simmering over sex education in Tasmanian schools, with one eminent child psychologist labelling opponents of the inclusion sexual diversity as “unhelpful, puerile and out of touch.”  He was…

Steven Damron

Freshly Doug Weekender

DOMA dies another death, French ‘child welcome’ leave extended to all, same-sex adoption OK in Northern Ireland, The Roman Church the biggest financiers of gay hate, a footballer struggles to be sensitive, and more, Freshly Doug for the weekend from the depths of the web.