And it is the most conclusive national vote in the nation's history. This amendment deals with amending the Marriage Act to ensure that in this particular bill, which is the general law reform bill, we enable same-sex couples and opposite-sex couples to have the same rights and entitlements as each other. Senator Crossin, who introduced the bill in the name of herself and three other Labor colleagues, highlighted the unusual nature of this bill. I have read and accept the terms and conditions. Virginia Edwards campaigning with partner and liberal candidate Christine Forster at Bourke St Public School today during the local Government election.
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For decades, we have been fighting for equality in our workplaces and in our communities, and we have come a long way. It is a message that we are less valued as citizens. Retrieved 5 November With 10 minutes to go before the announcement of the postal survey result, the Labor frontbencher had gathered in front of a TV in a committee room at Parliament House with other Labor, Greens and crossbench MPs. I never thought he'd change his mind and vote yes What legal benefits do married couples have that de facto couples do not? Couple gave up water, electricity to buy first home In the thick of winter, Ben and Victoria lived without water and electricity in a tool shed to dodge hefty rental prices — 18 months later, they've bought their first home. Queensland University if Technology.
'Memo to Eric: we've already got children': Penny Wong on gay marriage
Share On link Share On link. Archived from the original on 13 February And the upside, she says, is that she can enact real change. She was elected at the election , her term commencing on 1 July Harrowing call reveals last words of ex-air hostess, 77, who collapsed and died after burglars broke into the home where she lived all her life Britain faces TWO YEARS of Brexit limbo: Archived from the original on 29 March Ms Wong said she was 'relieved' at the announcement and thanked the nation for supporting gay marriage.
Updated Updated 15 November A spokesperson for the department told online news service Buzzfeed that an internal investigation had commenced. The South Australian senator, who is very protective of her family, declined to comment on Wednesday. British MPs overwhelmingly support Brexit delay, vote against second referendum. Thank you for standing up for our families. He, like other "yes" advocates knows there is still a fight to come in Parliament, to make sure same-sex marriage is legalised by Christmas.
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