After the introduction of marriage equality, the states and territories were given 12 months to change their laws accordingly.
All necessary approval forms for both civil union and civil union notary applicants have been developed and the website information registration systems are in place.
WITH LGBTI rights clearly on its agenda after restoring civil unions in the state late last year, Annastacia Palaszczuk’s Labor government has taken the next …
As the LGBTI community in Queensland celebrates the restoration of civil unions, many advocates and community members are asking what’s next for LGBTI issues and law reform in the Sunshine State. We speak to a few about what they would like to see happen next year.
The historic moment saw the Relationships (Civil Partnerships) and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2015 passed easily with 64 MPs voting in favour and 22 against.
While nothing is set in stone, civil unions has all the support it needs in Queensland Parliament to successfully pass through following the opposition’s decision to give its MPs a free vote.