Currently, Australia allows gay couples to enter into civil unions in Tasmania, New South Wales, Victoria and Australian Capital Territory. Although this gives gay couples the right to access most relationship entitlements, it isn’t a fully legal status. This limited status makes the couples feel like second class citizens in their own homeland.
Britain permits gay marriage, but Australia does not. Same-sex couple Roisin (left)) and Anna Nagorcka tied the knot at Melbournes British Consulate in January. Credit: Wayne Taylor
Yes, gay marriage is legal in Australia. Same-sex marriage became legal on the 9th of December 2017. Since that date, couples of the same gender have been able to get married in Australia and same-sex couples who married overseas have had …
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Since British diplomatic missions began performing same-sex marriages in mid-2014, 110 gay couples have wed legally on Australian soil. The Melbourne consulate is the most sought after for gay weddings, having officiated 39 of them. Next is Sydney, with 36, then Perth with 17, Brisbane with 11 and Canberra, with seven.
But how do you actually get married in Australia? Hoping that, as soon as the law is passed, the process itself should not change much, this is the information gay (and straight) couples will need
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So where can you legally have a same sex marriage? To date, thirty countries have approved the freedom to marry for same sex couples, and there are other countries taking steps toward it…I have listed all the gay marriage countries below (followed by the countries which recognise Same Sex Civil Unions).
Gay couples cant get married under Australian law, but hundreds of gay weddings have taken place since 2014 using British law, with the help of the British High Commission.
Even though more than half of Australias Christians are in favour of marriage equality, churches have been slow to allow it – heres why.
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Amy and Amanda are among 450 couples in Australia who have taken this diplomatic route to tie the knot. "I was always taught that you would grow up, go to school, maybe meet someone special, get
How To Get Married In Australia - A Guide For Overseas Couples. SHARE. If you are an overseas couple planning to marry in Australia you will need to consider the following points to ensure your marriage is legal and the wedding day runs smoothly.