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Support the ‘Yes’ vote and enjoy a special screening of Priscilla

Showing support for a 'Yes vote, with the rainbow banner outside the Tweed Heads Administration Building are (from left): Deputy Mayor, Cr Reece Byrnes, Mayor Cr Katie Milne, Cr Ron Cooper and Cr Chris Cherry. Photo supplied.

Showing support for a ‘Yes vote, with the rainbow banner outside the Tweed Heads Administration Building are (from left): Deputy Mayor, Cr Reece Byrnes, Mayor Cr Katie Milne, Cr Ron Cooper and Cr Chris Cherry. Photo supplied.

It is time to get those votes for amendments to the marriage act in the post so that your vote can be counted.

The Tweed Shire council is inviting everyone to a special screening of ‘Priscilla’ will be at Murwillumbah’s Regent Cinema on Friday, 27 October at 6.30pm. Entry is by donation, with funds going to youth mental health service, Headspace.

Having successfully moved a motion in support of changes to the marriage act ‘to include all members of the LGBTQIA community’ a subsequent motion to remind this support was lost.

Mayor of Tweed, Councillor Katie Milne said all levels of government, business and the community had a role to play when it came to human rights.

‘The same sex community really needs our help so it’s vital that you get your vote in by 7 November,’ Councillor Milne said.

‘As the Mayor I care deeply about our diverse community so I am so pleased we have been able to support this very important cause.

‘Some people have questioned whether Council should have made a stand on this issue, but the most important thing to me is who is hurting the most from this situation and  to show compassion to those who are suffering.’


2 responses to “Support the ‘Yes’ vote and enjoy a special screening of Priscilla”

  1. andrew says:

    Well done to these Councillors. A pity that Cr James Owen and his right wing cohorts are so dead set opposed to fairness and equality in the Tweed.

  2. Roma Newton says:

    Wonderful pic. Proud of you all …

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