In November the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, despite recommending reforms designed to create a nationally consistent recognition scheme for same-sex relationships, recommended Ms Hanson-Young's Marriage Equality Amendment Bill not be passed.
The survey offered two one-word responses: "yes" or "no". The Marriage Amendment Definition and Religious Freedoms Actwhich legalised same-sex marriage, came into effect on 9 December YouGov .
Marriage Legislation Amendment Bill [No. Retrieved 7 March The bill immediately proceeded to and was passed by the House of Representatives. BuzzFeed News.
Marriage Legislation Amendment Bill [No. Retrieved 26 August The Independent. A survey form, instructions, and a reply-paid envelope were mailed out by the Australian Bureau of Statistics ABS to every person on the federal electoral rollasking the question same sex marriage australia plebiscite synonym in Perth the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?
However, if [New South Wales] chooses to exercise that power and enact a law for same-sex marriage, the law could be subject to challenge in the High Court of Australia"  and that no current arguments "present an absolute impediment to achieving state-based or Commonwealth marriage equality".
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Archived PDF from the original on 9 August Australian Human Rights Commission. Archived PDF from the original on 18 October However, he is in no doubt that, if the plebiscite is carried, an overwhelming majority of Members and Senators will vote for the subsequent Bill that would permit same-sex marriage.