For the first time a majority of Australians support same-sex marriage according to a new poll, just three years after a federal ban.

The survey of 1,100 people, commissioned by progressive lobby group GetUp, found 57 percent were in favour of same-sex marriage, with 37 percent opposed.

Labor voters supported same-sex marriage by more than two-to-one. Coalition voters were slightly more opposed than for.

The Galaxy poll released today also found 71

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