Archived from the original on 22 December As I have said, that was not found possible and the bill has now lapsed. It will provide for solemnisation, eligibility, dissolution and annulment, regulatory requirements and notice of intention in relation to same-sex marriages.
Great Southern Herald. Had their move succeeded, it would mean the Liberal Party would have broken an election promise for a non-binding plebiscite. George — Penrith, NSW. How does Parliament House accommodate members and senators who have disabilities?
Ascouples were married that year, same-sex unions accounted for 5. Archived from the original PDF on 26 May Freedom to Marry Bill Same-sex couples will then be allowed to register to marry. Bill homepage. LGBT in Australia. The federal legalisation of same-sex marriage extended same sex marriage australian parliament senate in Busselton all of Australia's states and territoriesincluding the external territories.
Canberra Times. Anthony Albanese MP.
The commitment that was announced under my prime ministership and which I'm pleased to say has been maintained under the current prime ministershipthe commitment is that at least for the life of this Parliament, the Marriage Act will not be changed without putting it to the people first.
Canberra Times. Mrs Kingdon — Success, WA. Archived from the original PDF on 31 January How long is the mace?
Retrieved 22 October Senator Smith, the first openly gay Liberal MP, helped drive the change within the Coalition and sponsored the final bill that passed the chamber essentially unchanged on Wednesday afternoon. Lisa — Ipswich, QLD.
The Bill sought to amend the Marriage Act Cth to: remove the prohibition of the recognition of same-sex marriages solemnised in a foreign country; and provide that these marriages are recognised under the laws of Australia.