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Australia Same-sex marriage. Couples who wed overseas, or have already done so, will automatically have their marriages recognised in Australia. Australia same-sex marriage vote: 'No' advert draws criticism. John Oliver takes on Australian plebiscite The host of one of America's most popular late-night shows has launched a blistering tirade at Australia's same-sex marriage plebiscite.
More on this story. One MP's speech ended with a marriage proposal - a first for the lower house.
Couples can give their 28 days' notice of intent to have a religious service from Tuesday 1 September, which means the first ceremonies could take place on 29 September. Same-sex marriage: Same sex marriage news australia storm in Tacoma the action from historic day Australians are cutting loose around the country after today's historic national vote in favour of same-sex marriage.
Same-sex marriage: Religious ceremonies get go-ahead. One MP's speech ended with a marriage proposal - a first for the lower house. An overwhelming majority of MPs voted to change the Marriage Act, eight days after a similarly decisive result in the Senate.
Clerk who refused to marry gay couple running again The Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage certificates to gay couples will contest the election next year. For instance, with relation to social security and general family law, same-sex couples were previously not recognised as a couple for social security or family assistance purposes.
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