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Love and Garriage

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It’s a question resonating through suburban living rooms across the country: Why doesn’t Australia legalise gay marriage? This is not an “inner-city media issue”, as columnist Gerard Henderson wrote this week. It was far from clear, he maintained, that same sex marriage was a priority for many Australians living in Read More

Where New Zealand has led Australia will follow

After the New Zealand parliament has passed legislation to make same-sex marriage legal, Rodney Croome, national director of Australian Marriage Equality, argues why Australia should follow suit. In the wake of marriage equality in New Zealand many Australians are asking, if them, why not us? The answer is not public Read More

Marriage Equality: not if, but who?

This week’s Essential Report affirms the broad and enduring support in the Australian electorate for legalising same-sex marriage. What’s less certain is which political tradition will claim the gay marriage legacy, writes Jackie Woods. They say the test of a good idea is when someone repeats it back to you Read More

Where New Zealand has led Australia will follow

The passing of legislation allowing same-sex couples to wed in New Zealand is attributable largely to strong leadership and bipartisanship – something Australia is severely lacking, writes Rodney Croome. In the wake of marriage equality in New Zealand many Australians are asking, if them, why not us? The answer is Read More

Marriage Equality At Last For NZ

The Kiwis have bucked tradition and changed their definition of marriage so that all couples can wed. Here’s how the vote across the Tasman for marriage equality unfolded Once again, the Kiwis have made us look bad. Last night New Zealand Parliament passed laws making marriage a contract between two Read More