“Nobody should have to hide themselves to survive.”
An additional $1 million per year will go towards campaigns tackling HIV stigma and discrimination.
The act currently exempts religious bodies from the state’s anti-discrimination legislation.
Advocates have called on the government to donate the remaining money to LGBTI services.
“Westpac accused people who support traditional marriage of causing 3,000 suicides each year, when in fact there was only 2,800”
Everyone in the Senate except the kitchen sink voted against going ahead with a vote on marriage equality this week.
A new Essential Poll — which usually delivers lower levels of support than other polls — shows marriage equality support has grown to 64 per cent.