Gay marriage in Australia: How the plebiscite or postal
Australias prime minister has insisted that a plebiscite on legalising same-sex marriage will be held this year if his government is re-elected after Labor opposition leader Bill Shorten called
Australias Same Sex Marriage Vote - WorldAtlas
Of the eligible Australians who expressed a view on this question, the majority indicated that the law should be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry, with 7,817,247 (61.6%) responding Yes and 4,873,987 (38.4%) responding No. Nearly 8 out of 10 eligible Australians (79.5%) expressed their view. All states and territories recorded a majority
Same-Sex Marriage: Does Australia Need a Referendum?
The Australian Greens, Senator Xenophon, Mr Wilkie, Ms McGowan and Mr Hinch support same-sex marriage, preferring a parliamentary vote rather than a plebiscite. Mr Katter, Senator Lambie and Senator Hanson oppose same-sex marriage. Prime Minister Turnbull has indicated that Coalition members will not be bound by the outcome of the plebiscite. However, he is in no doubt that, if the plebiscite …
Why Australias same-sex marriage result was not a
Same-sex marriage has been on the political agenda in Australia for several years, as part of the broader debate about the legal recognition of same-sex relationships. The expansion of legal rights and protections afforded to same-sex couples in Australia is well developed at both federal and state level.
1800.0 - Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey, 2017
David Gray / Reuters Gay rights activists in Sydney in 2015 campaign for same-sex marriage in Australia, an issue that has consistently had the support of most Australians for the past 10 years. Part of the reason that the path to marriage equality is so convoluted has to do with both Australia’s current political landscape and the role of
Australia To Hold Vote On Same-Sex Marriage. Heres What
Australia has officially become the 26th country to legalise same-sex marriage after the law was passed on Thursday with the overwhelming backing of the Federal Parliament.