Thousands of people gathered around the country this morning to watch the ABS chief statistician announce the results of the Australian marriage law postal survey.
There was a huge turnout with 79.5% of eligible participants returning their surveys. Of those, 61.6% voted ‘yes’, in favour of marriage equality! That is 7,817,247...
Australians are being asked in a plebescite held by the federal government: ‘Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?’
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Time for the unions and social movements to push back