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Community, Fashion, and Friday: Hey Australia! your vote for EQUAL MARRIAGE MUST be received by TUESDAY NOVEMBER 02017 FYBG fuckyeahbiguys: leveragehunters: kimmi-watch: yayyglitterr: fuckyeahbiguys: Australia is holding a postal vote for marriage equality! You should receive your ballot by mail from the Australian Bureau of Statistics no later than September 25. The survey asks one question: “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?” Your YES! vote is due to the ABS in the prepaid envelope no later than November 7 at 6pm, so it should be put in the post by October 27! If you haven’t received your ballot by September 25, you can call 1800-572-113.  More information, including how to vote if you’re overseas, is at the official Marriage Survey website: https://marriagesurvey.abs.gov.au …and remember, including glitter with your vote will invalidate it! AS AN AUSTRALIAN PERSON IN THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY WHO IS TOO YOUNG TO VOTE PLEASE VOTE YES FOR THOSE WHO CANT THIS IS SO IMPORTANT ANYONE WHO IS AUSTRALIAN AND IS ELIGIBLE TO VOTE PLEASE DO!!!!!! Got my one today. Ticked yes immediately and put it right in the envelope, sealed, all ready to be sent off tomorrow morning! Please do the same. Reblogging of course, because you have to vote and vote yes. Anything else is doom to Australia ever having marriage equality in some sort of timely fashion. But, having read the comments/notes, I want to clear up some misunderstanding. This is not a vote for granting Australians marriage equality. If the majority of Australia votes yes it does not guarantee marriage equality. This is a tax payer funded non-compulsory (NB: Australia has compulsory voting for actual votes) postal survey (a plebiscite) because the Prime Minister of Australia, Malcom Turnbull, is a moral coward who won’t do his job. And because it’s not a vote the electoral advertising rules don’t apply, which has left the bigoted ‘No’ arseholes free to spew hate and lies, which Ol Turnbull knew would happen, because enough people told him. And if you don’t want to reblog with my addition, please go and reblog from the source. If you haven’t received your ballot by mail yet, you can request a replacement here: https://www4.abs.gov.au/web/survey.nsf/amlpspprenqform If you’re an overseas Australian, you can request an internet access code to vote here: https://www4.abs.gov.au/web/survey.nsf/AMLPSSACEnqForm Replacement ballots and internet access codes have to be requested by Friday, 20 October 2017 (6pm local time)!
Community, Fashion, and Friday: Hey Australia!

 your vote for
 EQUAL MARRIAGE
 MUST
 be received by
 TUESDAY
 NOVEMBER
 02017 FYBG
fuckyeahbiguys:

leveragehunters:

kimmi-watch:

yayyglitterr:

fuckyeahbiguys:

Australia is holding a postal vote for marriage equality!
You should receive your ballot by mail from the Australian Bureau of Statistics no later than September 25. The survey asks one question: “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?”
Your YES! vote is due to the ABS in the prepaid envelope no later than November 7 at 6pm, so it should be put in the post by October 27!
If you haven’t received your ballot by September 25, you can call 1800-572-113. 
More information, including how to vote if you’re overseas, is at the official Marriage Survey website: https://marriagesurvey.abs.gov.au
…and remember, including glitter with your vote will invalidate it!

AS AN AUSTRALIAN PERSON IN THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY WHO IS TOO YOUNG TO VOTE PLEASE VOTE YES FOR THOSE WHO CANT THIS IS SO IMPORTANT ANYONE WHO IS AUSTRALIAN AND IS ELIGIBLE TO VOTE PLEASE DO!!!!!!

Got my one today. Ticked yes immediately and put it right in the envelope, sealed, all ready to be sent off tomorrow morning! Please do the same.

Reblogging of course, because you have to vote and vote yes. Anything else is doom to Australia ever having marriage equality in some sort of timely fashion. But, having read the comments/notes, I want to clear up some misunderstanding. This is not a vote for granting Australians marriage equality. If the majority of Australia votes yes it does not guarantee marriage equality. This is a tax payer funded non-compulsory (NB: Australia has compulsory voting for actual votes) postal survey (a plebiscite) because the Prime Minister of Australia, Malcom Turnbull, is a moral coward who won’t do his job. And because it’s not a vote the electoral advertising rules don’t apply, which has left the bigoted ‘No’ arseholes free to spew hate and lies, which Ol Turnbull knew would happen, because enough people told him.
And if you don’t want to reblog with my addition, please go and reblog from the source.

If you haven’t received your ballot by mail yet, you can request a replacement here: https://www4.abs.gov.au/web/survey.nsf/amlpspprenqform
If you’re an overseas Australian, you can request an internet access code to vote here: https://www4.abs.gov.au/web/survey.nsf/AMLPSSACEnqForm
Replacement ballots and internet access codes have to be requested by Friday, 20 October 2017 (6pm local time)!

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Children, College, and Comfortable: Tony Langham @TonyLangham Despite narrowing poll lead, all pollsters believe comfortable Conservative majority likely, predominantly because young won't vote John RentoulJohnRentoul Five pollsters' predictions, all say Tory majority: Survation 32, YouGov 50, lpsos MORI 50+, Opinium 60, ComRes 90 bloomberg.com/news/articles/ decepticonsensual: itinerantvae: iandsharman: Please get out and vote on Thursday. Theresa May and the Tories are counting on you to just not be bothered and stay home instead. No vote is a vote for the Tories in this election. It’s a vote for cuts to schools and hospitals and a cut to the taxes of the wealthiest people in society while the poor, sick and disabled are left to freeze and starve. No vote is a vote to take food away from children to give tax breaks to the rich. Prove them wrong on Thursday. Make them regret their arrogance. Do something radical and VOTE. UK people, you’re all registered (if you’re eligible), right? Okay, so the election is next Thursday, June 8th.  Have you got a polling card? That will tell you where to go to vote. Look it up. Find out how to get there. If you’re able bodied, it’s probably within walking distance of your home. If you’re not, pre-arrange transport. If you’re struggling to sort transport, contact the candidate you want to vote for, because most candidate’s support campaigns are arranging transport. They want you to vote! Plan exactly when you’re going to vote. Book out the time in your diary or your calendar or set up a Google alert, whatever works best for you. If you plan, you’re more likely to do it. Your polling station will open at 7am. That means you can go on your way to work or college in the morning, if it’s convenient.  Your polling station will stay open until 10pm. So if you forget until you’re home for the evening, you can still go and vote! As long as you’re in line by 10pm, you can still vote. It’s really easy. You don’t have to take your polling card with you. You don’t have to give your voting number to the campaigners outside the polling station. You don’t need ID. You just need to go to the polling station listed on your polling card. When you get to the desk inside, give your name and address to the person waiting. They’ll mark you off on their list - that stops anyone else being able to vote by claiming to be you. Then they’ll give you a voting paper that lists all the candidates standing for election in your constituency, next to the names of their parties. (Your voting paper won’t list Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn, unless you live in their constituency.) Take your voting paper to one of the little booths - in our polling station, these are tables with sheltering hoods built over them so no one else can see what you’re writing. There are pencils in there. (You can take your own pen if you want to, but honestly, all the stuff about people erasing your vote and writing in a vote for another candidate is just scaremongering. People counting votes don’t have time to change votes.) Mark a cross in the box next to the candidate you want to vote for.  Don’t write rude things or draw rude things next to candidates you don’t like - any mark other than the one next to your chosen candidate could mean that your vote is spoiled and won’t be counted. (If you want to spoil your vote, you are free to do so. I’d really rather you didn’t, but it’s your choice.) When you’ve made your mark, fold the paper up and put it in one of the boxes that are there to collect votes.  And that’s it! You’ve exercised your democratic rights! Go you! Time for the pub. It’s down to you.  It really, truly is down to you.  Please go vote on Thursday!
Children, College, and Comfortable: Tony Langham
 @TonyLangham
 Despite narrowing poll lead, all pollsters
 believe comfortable Conservative
 majority likely, predominantly because
 young won't vote
 John RentoulJohnRentoul
 Five pollsters' predictions, all say Tory
 majority: Survation 32, YouGov 50, lpsos
 MORI 50+, Opinium 60, ComRes 90
 bloomberg.com/news/articles/
decepticonsensual:

itinerantvae:

iandsharman:

Please get out and vote on Thursday. Theresa May and the Tories are counting on you to just not be bothered and stay home instead. No vote is a vote for the Tories in this election. It’s a vote for cuts to schools and hospitals and a cut to the taxes of the wealthiest people in society while the poor, sick and disabled are left to freeze and starve. No vote is a vote to take food away from children to give tax breaks to the rich.
Prove them wrong on Thursday. Make them regret their arrogance. Do something radical and VOTE.

UK people, you’re all registered (if you’re eligible), right?
Okay, so the election is next Thursday, June 8th. 
Have you got a polling card? That will tell you where to go to vote. Look it up. Find out how to get there. If you’re able bodied, it’s probably within walking distance of your home. If you’re not, pre-arrange transport. If you’re struggling to sort transport, contact the candidate you want to vote for, because most candidate’s support campaigns are arranging transport. They want you to vote!
Plan exactly when you’re going to vote. Book out the time in your diary or your calendar or set up a Google alert, whatever works best for you. If you plan, you’re more likely to do it.
Your polling station will open at 7am. That means you can go on your way to work or college in the morning, if it’s convenient. 
Your polling station will stay open until 10pm. So if you forget until you’re home for the evening, you can still go and vote! As long as you’re in line by 10pm, you can still vote.
It’s really easy. You don’t have to take your polling card with you. You don’t have to give your voting number to the campaigners outside the polling station. You don’t need ID. You just need to go to the polling station listed on your polling card.
When you get to the desk inside, give your name and address to the person waiting. They’ll mark you off on their list - that stops anyone else being able to vote by claiming to be you. Then they’ll give you a voting paper that lists all the candidates standing for election in your constituency, next to the names of their parties. (Your voting paper won’t list Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn, unless you live in their constituency.)
Take your voting paper to one of the little booths - in our polling station, these are tables with sheltering hoods built over them so no one else can see what you’re writing. There are pencils in there. (You can take your own pen if you want to, but honestly, all the stuff about people erasing your vote and writing in a vote for another candidate is just scaremongering. People counting votes don’t have time to change votes.)
Mark a cross in the box next to the candidate you want to vote for.  Don’t write rude things or draw rude things next to candidates you don’t like - any mark other than the one next to your chosen candidate could mean that your vote is spoiled and won’t be counted. (If you want to spoil your vote, you are free to do so. I’d really rather you didn’t, but it’s your choice.)
When you’ve made your mark, fold the paper up and put it in one of the boxes that are there to collect votes. 
And that’s it! You’ve exercised your democratic rights! Go you! Time for the pub.

It’s down to you.  It really, truly is down to you.  Please go vote on Thursday!

decepticonsensual: itinerantvae: iandsharman: Please get out and vote on Thursday. Theresa May and the Tories are counting on you to just...