Entry #872: Same-sex marriage in Norfolk Island

Original entry by robertshippey robertshippey ()

RegionNorfolk Island
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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1. Revision #11774 ( by FCBSIX)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value (Original)
ValueLegalUnregistered cohabitation
Start Date2017-12-092006-01-01
Start Date Unknownmonth
NoteSame-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.Same-sex couples o?ered some rights of marriage
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.htmlhttp://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf