Inamendments to the Superannuation Industry Supervision Act to allow tax free payment of superannuation benefits to be made to the surviving partner on an interdependent relationships, included same-sex couples, or a relationship where one person was financially dependent on another person.
With some exceptions, the Census is filled in by people in the household, not by trained interviewers. February 20,
Beginning inchildren living with two parents could be distinguished as living with either opposite-sex or same-sex parents in the census. Retrieved 27 November As many were partnered with a non-Indigenous person, 2.
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Report a problem on this page. Among seniors, about one-third of women were living alone incompared with Canadians speaking more languages, census reveals. Now that they're married, the hope is more people will recognize the newlyweds -- they were married late last month -- as life partners, even if many continue to assume they are related.
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Same-sex couples — Two persons of the same-sex who report a de facto or married partnership in the relationship question on the Census form, and who are usually resident in the same household. Fox News. There is an important difference in the source of power of the Commonwealth to legislate over married and de facto relationships.
Retrieved 27 December It will provide for solemnisation, eligibility, dissolution and annulment, regulatory requirements and notice of intention in relation to same-sex marriages.