Domestic partnership expansion . Are children better off with a mother and father than same-sex parents? Survey forms were distributed from 12 September with the ABS encouraging returns promptly preferably to be received before 27 October to ensure sufficient processing time. Bills to place an amendment on the ballot have all failed in the House or Senate Judiciary Committee. Public opinion of same-sex marriage in Australia. The No figure is a combination of people who say they have already voted no Retrieved 29 August
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The campaign advocating voting against changing the marriage laws in the survey was supported by the Nationals  and three minor parties represented in the Federal parliament. Amend the Family Code to say: Civil union  . The Los Angeles Times. Archived PDF from the original on 22 September Remanded case to lower courts for trial on the subject. Legalized same-sex marriage in Massachusetts on May 17,
Archbishop Denis Hart of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne issued a statement on behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops' Conferencesaying the results did not change the church's understandings of marriage and noting the 4. Archived from the original on March 23, Census and Statistics Statistical Information Direction ". The Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey was a national survey designed to gauge support for legalising same-sex marriage in Australia. Guardian News and Media. Same-sex union legislation Same-sex union court cases Timeline of same-sex marriage Recognition of same-sex unions in Africa Recognition of same-sex unions in Asia Recognition of same-sex unions in Europe Recognition of same-sex unions in the Americas Recognition of same-sex unions in Oceania Marriage privatization Divorce of same-sex couples Domestic partnership Military policy Adoption Listings by country.