Entry #1357: Same-sex marriage in New South Wales

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RegionNew South Wales
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusLegal
Start DateDec 9, 2017
End Datenow
DescriptionSame-sex marriage has been legal in Australia since 9 December 2017. The legislation to allow same-sex marriage, the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017, passed the Australian Parliament on 7 December 2017 and received royal assent from the Governor-General the following day.
Sourceshttps://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/gay-marriage/what-do-the-samesex-marriage-laws-actually-say/news-story/3c7e8c418fb6c2b15d39b36c948aa76c https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/dec/07/marriage-equality-law-passes-australias-parliament-in-landslide-vote https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/07/world/australia/gay-marriage-same-sex.html


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Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueOther type of partnershipLegal
Start Date2010-07-012017-12-09
NoteRegistered partnership is available Same-sex marriage has been legal in Australia since 9 December 2017. The legislation to allow same-sex marriage, the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017, passed the Australian Parliament on 7 December 2017 and received royal assent from the Governor-General the following day.
Sourceshttp://www.findlaw.com.au/articles/4172/marriage-and-civil-partnerships---nsw-registry-.aspxhttps://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/gay-marriage/what-do-the-samesex-marriage-laws-actually-say/news-story/3c7e8c418fb6c2b15d39b36c948aa76c https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/dec/07/marriage-equality-law-passes-australias-parliament-in-landslide-vote https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/07/world/australia/gay-marriage-same-sex.html

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