Australia Has Voted Yes To Same-Sex Marriage

Australia Has Voted Yes To Same-Sex Marriage
Stephen Murphy
Stephen Murphy

2 days ago

Australia has voted "Yes" to same-sex marriage.

62 per cent of the population voted in favour of same-sex couples marrying in the voluntary ballot.

That is the same margin as our referendum in 2015.

There was some great reaction around Australia.




The results don't make it legally binding, but Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says they'll get on with making it law straight away.

It's hoped it will be done by Christmas.


Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who campaigned in the referendum which passed same-sex marriage here, has welcomed the result.


There's also been some celebrity reaction