He said that because 20 per cent of eligible voters abstained from voting, support for marriage equality is technically only at 49 per cent.
“Hello world – Nan’s out! Everybody vote yes, yes, Y-E-S!”
One doctor was inspired to fundraise for the cause after attending Sydney’s recent marriage equality rally.
“To see Aunty Chris marry Virginia in front of friends and family, it would be so special. I’m so, so hoping that’s what I get to be a part of”
“Any time wasted on arguing with a hard-core opponent will cost us votes. Every minute spent urging a supporter to return their form delivers us much needed YES votes”
“The only young people affected by marriage equality are young gay people who, for the first time, will have the same dignity as everyone else in our country”
“The event came about after a conversation around how I’d never considered marriage to another guy, because I’d accepted that marriage was not an option”
Australians won’t get to see the proposed marriage equality bill before being asked to vote on it.
The poll showed 65 per cent of voters aged 51–65 in the electorates of senior Turnbull government ministers support marriage equality.