West Travel Club. Retrieved 18 June Archived from the original on 11 March South Australia was the first jurisdiction to decriminalise male homosexual activity on 17 Septemberwith the Australian Capital Territory 's decriminalisation, first proposed inapproved by the Fraser Federal Government with effect from 4 November
Media Education. Australia News WA News. Fairfax Press. Retrieved 28 June The court did find, however, that "marriage" for the purposes of Section 51 includes same-sex marriage, thus clarifying that there is no constitutional impediment to the Federal Parliament legislating for same-sex marriage in the future.
In Octobervarious portions of the Ruddock Review report were leaked, which included recommendations to clarify how religious schools could discriminate against LGBT teachers and students. Over a year span between andthe states and territories gradually repealed their sodomy laws as support for gay law reform grew.
Your web browser is no longer supported. Bauer Media Pty Ltd. States and territories began granting domestic partnership benefits and relationship recognition to same-sex couples from onwards, with federal law recognising same-sex couples since as de facto relationships.
Hannah Gadsby , Kitty Flanagan. Adam Gilchrist. Lauren and Amy set to make history The first same-sex marriage ceremony in Australia is set to take place this weekend.