Entry #9724: Same-sex marriage in Australian Capital Territory

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RegionAustralian Capital Territory
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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