I never thought he'd change his mind and vote yes What legal benefits do married couples have that de facto couples do not? Sydney Star Observer. Following the state electionwhich saw Labor form minority government, the Parliament passed in December the Relationships Civil Partnerships and Other Acts Amendment Actwhich restored state-sanctioned ceremonies for same-sex and opposite-sex couples and once more changed regulations referring to "registered relationships" with "civil partnerships".
Their morality and value as human beings are frequently questioned by individuals and organizations ignorant or unaccepting of current medical and social science literature concerning the gay population.
That this National General Assembly call on the Federal Government to treat with dignity and respect all members of the community regardless of gender or sexuality by supporting changes to the Marriage Act to achieve marriage equality for same-sex couples.
Nothing forces them to tell the truth when they fill in this particular question the example options given on the form are death, divorce, separation, did not marry. Roy Morgan . Posted May 26, Updated May 27, Furthermore, same-sex marriage does not diminish the prospect of successful parenting.
Download as PDF Printable version. The state passed legislation removing the forced divorce requirement in Apriland it joined some of the other states and territories in also removing the requirement for a person to have undergone sex reassignment surgery prior to having a change of sex recognised on a birth certificate.
Australians travelling to the Philippines don't need a visa if they stay less than 21 days.
King M, Bartlett A. Risk of psychiatric disorders among individuals reporting same-sex sexual partners in the National Comorbidity Survey. De facto relationships often face an onerous burden of proof before rights that are automatically granted to married couples can be accessed.