Australia Says Yes To Marriage Equality
Australia has voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage by 62% to 38%.
The Australian Parliament will vote by December on legislation to lift the ban.
Kim Buckley has this report:
Equality campaigners across Australia were overjoyed by the result.
The poll was non-binding but had a nearly 80% participation rate.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the people have spoken:
The people of Australia have spoken and I intend to make their wish the law of the land by Christmas. This is an overwhelming call for marriage equality. pic.twitter.com/PWZbH5H71r— Malcolm Turnbull (@TurnbullMalcolm) November 14, 2017
Aussie celebs have been reacting: