Same-sex marriage made the top three list of just four per cent of Coalition voters. AME and Just Equal said that since civil celebrants conduct weddings on behalf of the state, they should not be allowed to refuse to wed same-sex couples.
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Australians don't want to see their fellow citizens being fined or perhaps even jailed for acting on their belief that marriage should be between a man and a woman. Retrieved 11 April Reach Out Australiawhich lead the pro-same-sex marriage campaign by five mental health services, reported increases variously at 20,  30  and 40   per cent in clients during the survey period and crisis support service Lifeline noted a spike in calls about the impact of the survey.
Namespaces Article Talk. Retrieved 13 August Thanks to the 50, of you who signed our online petition to the Senate. The HRLA focuses on what it says are freedoms neglected by the Australian Human Rights Commissionsuch as: 'freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of conscience and freedom of association'.
By this date, 98, new voters had added themselves to the roll, which was a same sex marriage australian christian lobby in Baural-Mittagong high enrolment drive prior to a national vote. Kerryn Phelps.
A rival bill was released on 13 November by Liberal Senator James Patersona conservative supporter of same-sex marriage. The Medical Journal of Australia. Retrieved 4 December Retrieved 7 November However, work will begin on a bi-partisan bill that can be 'owned' by the parliament. Port Adelaide.
This will most likely be debated and voted on in the second half of this year. If we want a free society for our children, we had better speak now. Retrieved 1 June Several people [ who? Archived from the original on 30 March