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Monday, 15 August 2016

Australia Banned Same-Sex Marriage 12 Years Ago Today

Australia Banned Same-Sex Marriage 12 Years Ago Today
 - This bill is necessary because there is significant community concern about the possible erosion of the institution of marriage,” said then attorney general Phillip Ruddock as he introduced it on May 27.
Shadow attorney general Nicola Roxon said the proposed marriage amendments “merely confirm existing law and [Labor’s] previous commitments to keeping marriage as a heterosexual institution”.