Australia voted Yes, but what happens now?

The Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed that Australia voted Yes in the same-sex marriage survey, with 61.1 per cent in favour and 38.4 per cent against (Image: Max Pixel).

Within 20 minutes of the announcement Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull stated Australia has voted Yes and that it is his job to deliver it.

Despite the Yes vote majority win, bureaucratically speaking Australia is no closer to same-sex marriage.

Debates on same-sex marriage within the parliament will likely begin immediately in the Senate although the House of Representatives, which also have to pass any law does not sit until November 27.

Queensland politicians using dirty tactics on social media

Queensland’s politicians are using dirty tactics when campaigning on social media, compared to the statesman or stateswoman image they portray on television

There is a perception amongst politicians that social media is a place to be more belligerent; more informal and more aggressive states QUT digital media expert Professor Axel Burns.

It has nothing to do with the policies and attacks the person which has long term damage in the minds of the voting public comments Griffith University political analyst Dr Tracey Arklay

However, you just have to look at Tony Abbott’s time as Federal Opposition leader to see how effective negative campaigning can be continues Dr Arklay

Leaders won’t reveal their plans in the case of yet another hung parliament

In the event of another hung parliament, the leaders of Queensland’s major parties have refused to say what their plans would be.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was asked numerous times yesterday what her plans were in the event of a hung parliament result in which Ms Palaszczuk said she what we need is a majority and that is what she was working to get.

The Premier has refused to rely on One Nation crossbenchers for support or confidence and believes in the event of a hung parliament that One Nation would likely give its support to LNP.

Revolutionary vaccine to help cancer patients

A Melbourne-based biopharmaceutical company are working on a vaccine that can potentially help people in their fight against breast and gastric cancer.

Developed by Melbourne based Imugene, the vaccine is designed to treat patients with high levels of the HER2 protein which can make cancer more aggressive.

The vaccine helps to stimulate a patient's immune system to fight the cancer and repeated doses of this vaccine would be administered alongside other treatments such as radiation or chemotherapy, to keep the cancer at bay.

The HER-vaxx is currently being trialled among gastric cancer patients in Asia.

When will Britain leave the UK?

British Parliament officials have started a heated debate about Brexit plans, including when the two-year negotiating period for Brexit should take place and whether there should be a fixed time period.

The debate is set to be lengthy as day one concludes and true to form many politicians are challenging Prime Minister Theresa May’s blueprint for leaving the EU.

However, May’s absence on Tuesday from the discussion shows she’s not too worried about what’s to come next.

Global Wealth report shows millennials have it tough financially

Millennials have it financially harder than Baby Boomers, according to a study by financial services company Credit Suisse.

Their recent Global Wealth report indicates that those currently aged between 17 and 35 face financial barriers such as stricter borrowing rules, inflated housing prices, and lower income mobility.

The Swiss bank says that despite millennials being more highly trained, baby boomers still occupy most of the top jobs and that millennials are worse off than their parents at the same age in relation to things like income and homeownership.

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