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From December 9 , state and territory governments will no longer be able to block changes to birth certificates and other documents. The issue caused significant tension within the Abbott Government —15  which resolved in August to hold a national vote on same-sex marriage, sometime after the federal electionin the form of either a plebiscite or constitutional referendum.
Despite Australia having passed a federal same-sex marriage law, these schemes remain in place as an option for couples. Cook Islands Niue.
Freedom to Marry Bill Posted May 17, Updated May 17, Retrieved 9 January Smith stated he intended to bring the bill to the Liberal party room for debate in due course with the hope of having a conscience vote on the legislation before the end of the year, though the prospect of crossing the floor has also been raised.
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Access Canberra. Opinion polls are predicting a win for a "Yes" campaign based on messages of equality, inclusion and human rights. De facto relationships often face an onerous burden of proof before rights that are automatically granted to married couples can be accessed.
They often cited previous international research that showed marriage equality debates are a health risk for the LGBT community.