Australian PM says it's an "overwhelming result"

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:


Aussie celebs have been reacting: