Australians decisively vote 'yes' to same-sex marriage

Australians decisively vote 'yes' to same-sex marriage  

Nov 15, 2017, 14:10 PM IST

Australians decisively vote 'yes' to same-sex marriage

 

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Australians vote in favour of same-sex marriage

Australians vote in favour of same-sex marriage

Australians have voted overwhelmingly in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic nationwide poll. (Reuters Photo)

 

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61.6 per cent of Australians said yes to same-sex marriage in a postal survey

61.6 per cent of Australians said yes to same-sex marriage in a postal survey

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has announced the astounding result of the two-month postal survey on same-sex marriage with 61.6 per cent of people voting 'yes' and 38.4 per cent voted 'no' in the postal survey. (Reuters Photo)

 

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PM Turnbull says time to complete job

PM Turnbull says time to complete job

"It is our job now to get on with it, and get this done," said Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull. (Reuters Photo)

 

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Massive celebrations seen across Australia

Massive celebrations seen across Australia

Of 12.7 million people who took part in the survey, 7.8 million voted 'yes' and 4.9 million said 'no'. Thousands of same-sex marriage supporters celebrated the 'Yes' result by waving rainbow flags and hugging each other at mass gatherings organised across the nation. (Reuters Photo)

 

 

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