Two Australian same-sex couples married in Canada in and lodged an application in the Family Court of Australia in Victoria, seeking legal recognition of their Canadian marriages. 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.
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No actual cases to date. Archived from the original on 22 December Notes Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico Cityin certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases.
Retrieved 18 October New South Wales has also sought to legislate with respect to same-sex marriage. Under the leadership of Mark Latham inLabor supported the statutory ban on same-sex marriage to appease its right-wing factions and avoid losing electorates in western Sydney. Essential  .
Comment Feed. The state lower house passed same-sex marriage legislation by votes in Septemberthough the state upper house subsequently voted against this legislation a few weeks later by a vote of At the Labor Party national conference, Tanya Plibersek and the Left faction agitated for Labor MPs to be bound to vote in favour of same-sex marriage.
Canberra Times. While there are fewer and fewer rights and obligations attached to married couples which do not attach to de facto couples—a status currently encompassing same-sex couples in most legal contexts—supporters of gay rights argue this is not enough, and that the remaining differences are unacceptable.
Twitter: ScottMorrisonMP. It would therefore not attract any legal benefits or status accorded to a married couple. The precise rights of states and territories with respect to creating state-based same-sex marriage laws have been complicated since the Howard Government amendment to the Marriage Act in to define marriage as the exclusive union of one man and one woman, to the exclusion of all others.
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