Same Sex Marriage Result and Reason Indications

The Same Sex Marriage Result was a Yes and the reasons?.

The National Result was:

  • YES: 7,817,247 (61.6%) – The highest YES vote was in Sydney and Melbourne, each with 83.7% voting YES
  • NO: 4,873,987 (38.4%) – The highest NO vote was in Blaxland with 73.9% voting NO.

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Bill Shorten call for Republic Plebiscite. August 2017

A Poll by The Australian shows little change from previous years on the divisive Republic issue.

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has promised a national vote on Australia becoming a republic during the first term of a Labor Government.

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