The official policy of opposition persisted until backbench pressure led to Tony Abbott introducing a policy to hold a plebiscite, which was retained by his successor Malcolm Turnbull. Xenophon Team 3. Several figures and institutions supporting a "No" vote raised the issue of religious freedom during the survey period.
Retrieved 22 October Perth Now. Star Observer. Archived from the original on 12 February Archived from the original on 2 November Retrieved 11 September A number of helplinescounselling services and mental health strategies were made available to LGBTIQ people by several organisations, including the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Retrieved 13 December Retrieved 26 September Country Liberal 1. Retrieved 29 October In the months leading up to Friday, August 13, — the date the Marriage Act was amended with the support of the Government and Mark Latham-led Labor opposition — a handful of Australians began communicating via email and teleconferences.
Several groups opposed to same-sex marriage, including the Australian Christian Lobby and the Marriage Allianceformed the Coalition for Marriage to co-ordinate the same sex marriage australia plebiscite in Vancouver campaign.
Archived from the original on 19 August Archived from the original on 16 September I'd say that is what caused the relationship to eventually break up. The bill was rejected by a margin of 45 votes to 5, with only the Greens senators voting in favour of the bill and many Senators not in attendance.
Prior to the survey, the Liberal—National Coalition government had pledged to facilitate a private member's bill to legalise same-sex marriage in the Parliament in the event of a "Yes" outcome.