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About Darin Sullivan (1970 Articles)
Former President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union (2009-2018) and a professional firefighter with more than 25 years’ experience. I live and work on the NSW South Coast, Australia. I am a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around me. I am a Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and work with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist I have long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. I am a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and have 30 years experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. I am passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. I am also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.

1 Comment on Should Australia legalise gay marriage?

  1. I have no issue with a union of any loving couple, I personaly think that it should be supported as long as both parties are made happy and whole by such a union. I dont however agree that the term marriage should be used to describe that union for a same sex couple as it has an effect on how all marriage is viewed. weather we like it or not there is still a stigma attached to same sex couples in this country as there is in many others. I dont want that stigma to effect how I see my family, wife and children. so whilst i agree with same sex couples sharing a public union and declaring there commitment to each other I would realy pefer a diferent term to be used to make that union just as important as marriage is to me

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