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Parliamentary reform The 43rd Parliament saw an increased focus on the subject of same-sex marriage, with a flurry of legislative activity, including three Bills designed to amend the Marriage Act in order to allow people the right to marry, irrespective of their sex one Bill was introduced by Labor backbencher Stephen Jones, one by Greens MP Adam Bandt and Independent MP Andrew Wilkie and one by Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young.
The legal uncertainty is not limited to the states. In the election campaign, Abbott reaffirmed that he would not support legislation to allow gay marriage. For copyright reasons some linked items are only available to members of Parliament. There's just nothing new here. Ocamb, Karen September 26, Gay rights activists organized a "Kiss Off" to occur on August 3,  an event where LGBT individuals would show affection in public,  but it attracted smaller-than-hoped-for crowds.
Twomey argues that the answer to this question is unclear and unknowable until the High Court decides. Retrieved August 5, The restaurant chain was finalizing a contract to bring it to NU when students protested. State same-sex marriage laws raise the question of whether state parliaments have the power to pass such laws. He's a devout Southern Baptist, just like his father, who founded the company. Anti-gay site claims affiliation with fast-food eatery". The 43rd Parliament saw a shift in political party attitudes to same-sex marriage.