The Arrow Sydney. How Australia's first wedding can happen within a month". Legislation to allow same-sex marriagethe Marriage Amendment Definition and Religious Freedoms Actpassed the Australian Parliament on 7 December and received royal assent from the Governor-General the following day. BuzzFeed Australia. Marriage Amendment Marriage Equality Bill According to constitutional lawyer, Anne Twomeythe short answer is yes; the more difficult question is whether that law will be effective or whether it will be inoperative because it is inconsistent with a Commonwealth law, namely the Marriage Act. Leader News Corp.
Such unions are recognised as de facto relationships under federal law.
Victorian Local Governance Association. Legislation Northern Territory. Religion and LGBT people. Within about 12 months local CAMP groups had formed in each capital city and in many of the universities, soon creating an informal gay rights network around Australia.
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