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‘If I’ve got death threats, I’ve probably said something worthwhile’

  • Sally Rugg remembers when she first realised “ordinary people” could create change.

“When I was six or seven, the state government of WA was trying to build this huge road that would have gone through my primary school,” she recalls.

  • Mary Ward
  • The Canberra Times

“So the community sort of banded together to save the school.”

Rag 1aTwo decades later, the LGBTI activist, best known as an instrumental figure in the Yes campaign during last year’s postal survey for marriage equality, says the experience taught her people “can and should participate in the…

It is an ethos that led Rugg – via a half-finished masters in journalism – to a…

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