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Australia: Thousands march for gay marriage before plebiscite closes

Australia: Thousands march for gay marriage before plebiscite closes

(Reuters) – Thousands of people rallied around Australia on Saturday urging the legalization of same-sex marriage, one week before final ballots can be submitted in a contentious postal survey on the issue that has divided the country. The largest crowd was in Sydney, where organizers said between 5,000 and 10,000 people gathered in front of […]

Australia: AEC/ABS anxious that Marriage Equality Surveys are going to current addresses

Australia: AEC/ABS anxious that Marriage Equality Surveys are going to current addresses

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) have said that they provided the electoral roll to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) for the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey, at the close of rolls on 24 August 2017, with the enrolled and postal addresses available on the electoral roll at that point of time, except for silent […]

Australians Overseas May Vote If Registered With Overseas Address or Have ‘Trusted Person’

Australians Overseas May Vote If Registered With Overseas Address or Have ‘Trusted Person’

If you are an Australian living abroad, for instance in Ireland, but have registered an overseas address with the Electoral Roll, or can nominate a trusted person to vote on your behalf, or get a secure access code from the ABS, you will still be able to vote in the Australian marriage equality plebiscite, according […]