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MP Calls For More Inclusive Anti-Bullying Campaign

Tuesday 17th March / presented by Em Burrows

It’s been a controversial week for WA MP Peter Abetz.

Last week the former pastor said in a speech to his Liberal Party colleagues at Parliament House that a State Government funded anti-bullying program run by Safer Schools Coalition Australia was “little more than a gay, lesbian, transgender lifestyle promotion program” trying to “normalize” a LGBT “agenda”.

The comments sparked an angry reaction and yesterday we spoke to Sally Richardson from the Safer Schools Coalition for her response.
Today the man at the centre of the controversy, Mr Peter Abetz joined us to perhaps clarify his thought about the program and discuss the reaction his comments have sparked among the wider community

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