And though many were upset by how long it took for the LGBT+ population to be served equal rights, a feeling of relief was palpable across the site. Three-quarters of Australians, or nearly 12 million people (74.5% of the country's eligible voters), gave a resounding "yes" to the survey, and it prompted the Australian government to begin debating the issue in Parliament.
The bill was introduced in parliament by the conservative government after Australians last month endorsed the reforms in a controversial voluntary postal vote.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull excitedly said it was "time for more marriages, more equality, more love".
During the Lower House debate, more than 100 MPs spoke for over 28 hours on the proposed Bill.
"They voted yes for fairness, yes for commitment, yes for love".
Activists have praised the passage of this bill as a historical landmark and a symbol of the progress made by Australia's LGBT community.
Russia's Olympic team banned from Games
When the 2018 Winter Olympics are held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, you won't see any athletes competing under Russia's flag. Russian President Vladimir Putin has previously said it would be humiliating for Russia to compete without national symbols.
Massage Envy therapists accused of 180 sexual assaults
Accuser Susan Ingram told CBS News that she was groped "roughly and aggressively" by her masseur in a 2015 visit to Massage Envy. Massage Envy has over 1,200 locations nationwide with alleged sexual assault in many different locations.
The House struck down multiple amendments from former prime minister Tony Abbott, Treasurer Scott Morrison, junior members Michael Sukkar and Alex Hawke, Andrew Hastie, Andrew Broad, and Sarah Henderson, Sky News reported.
The same-sex marriage bill passed the Senate 43-12 last Wednesday.
"This Parliament, when we passed the marriage equality law, is not a gift from us to LGBTIQ Australians, equality is never a gift to be given".
Turnbull told Parliament that while nothing in the bill threatened religious freedoms, he wanted more reassurances for the millions of Australians who oppose marriage equality.
In the end, 61.6% of Australia voted in favor of allowing same-sex marriage, with 38.4% saying "no".
Liberal MP Tim Wilson has just proposed to his long-time partner, Ryan, during the same-sex marriage debate in Parliament.
The change would allow a business venture Flynn had worked on - nuclear power plants - to be built with the former partner. The whistleblower was "extremely uncomfortable" with the situation, and made notes about it and Copson's name.
Rain chances this afternoon will remain low at 30%, but you may want to carry the umbrella for the chance of a couple of showers. An associated cold front will pass through the state Tuesday allowing Arctic air to infiltrate central IN mid-to-late week.
The rear window, which doubles as a wind deflector, also is altered, allowing it to be closed or opened separately from the roof. The i8 roadster features a fabric soft top that can open or close in less than 16 seconds, at speeds up to 31 miles per hour .
While Google's stock price has grown 198% since December 2012, Amazon's has soared 352.6% in the same period. Two tech giants are in a messy streaming video fight right now, leaving consumers squeezed in the middle.
That is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals that President Trump has called for reforming before he agrees to continue it. They can still remain relatively obstinate during actual negotiations with the president and congressional Republicans.
While Russia condemned North Korea's latest missile test, Lavrov also raised concerns about the large-scale U.S. He also complained that the United States was "totally ignoring" a U.N. demand for talks with North Korea.
The Oscar victor was subsequently fired from the show, sparking rumours suggesting that would mark the end for House of Cards . The eight-episode final season of House of Cards will "bring closure of the show for fans", Sarandos said on Monday.
Around 4,882 cases of rape were reported in the state in 2016, followed by UP with 4,816 cases and Maharashtra with 4,189 cases. A total of 2.23 lakh criminal offences were registered with the railway police past year , up from 1.96 lakh in 2015.
Google claims that this makes it easy to find top websites and apps, trending images and gifs, and more with minimal typing. Files Go was built from scratch for Go edition devices, and today the official version launched on the Google Play Store.
Nauert says Tillerson is "going about his business" and will travel to Europe on an official trip starting Monday. "He's here. His slow approach to filling diplomatic openings at the State Department is also a factor, another official said.
Microsoft's Redmond campus, which opened in 1986, now totals 15 million square feet in 125 buildings. There are also plans for a local light rail to take workers to and from locations around the campus.
Google announced today that it has had it with Amazon and their selective selling and implementation of competing products. Amazon and Apple have been in a similar brawl since 2015 stemming from the site kicking out the Apple TV from its listings.
The epicenter was about 50 miles from Philadelphia, 90 miles from Washington and 125 miles from New York City. Carberry said there were no signs of damage at the base, and no change in operations was expected.
Nel-Peters earned a yearlong salary and a luxury apartment in New York City for the duration of her reign as well as more prizes. In her acceptance speech, Nel-Peters said she was both proud and humbled to have won and that her dreams had become a reality.
After the missile was tested, Trump tweeted Wednesday that "additional major sanctions will be imposed on North Korea". Graham said he has had extensive discussions with the Trump administration about the situation.
A Mexican national, Zarate was a seven-time convicted felon who had been deported from the USA five times before the shooting. But it's unlikely to have enough votes to pass the Senate, which struggled with Kate's Law past year .
The store has more than 400 employees and can serve up to 550 people at a time, according to the Seattle-based company. On Tuesday, Starbucks opened the 30,000-square-foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery Shanghai.
It won the 2015 national championship game over Clemson before falling to the same Tiger program in 2016. Alabama was a slight favorite over Clemson and Oklahoma, with Georgia trailing behind those three teams.
A spokeswoman at the Justice Department said " we are aware of the allegation and taking any and all appropriate steps ". He sent the text messages to Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer who also left the Mueller investigation this past summer.
On Oct. 30, former Playboy model Ariane Bellamar similarly accused Piven of cornering and groping her on the set of Entourage . Wisdom was CBS' lowest-rated scripted Sunday show, averaging 7.4 million viewers and a 1.0 18-49 demographic rating.
But Kris had ended up losing her temper first. "And a little bit of alcohol", Khloe quipped while sipping from her water glass. He is trying his best to be understanding, but he does question this whole need for her to stay in hiding.
He adds that Oreo for Nokia 8 is packed with all the exciting new features along with the improvements that have added. HTC has announced that it will roll out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its flagship, the HTC U11 on 27 November.
Some are capable of going to the limit of their efforts but others, even with a lot of talent, are not able to". But Mourinho focused on his workrate in a Man United shirt. " He didn't score, but I don't care ".
The pair dated for almost a year and their wedding will occur sometime in the spring of 2018, royal officials announced . The brand is based out of Toronto, which is wear Markle previously lived while filming the television show Suits .
"The Pakistani government should make sure that he is arrested and charged for his crimes", it said in a statement . Saeed was put under house arrest after the Mumbai terror attack in November 2008 but he was freed by court in 2009.