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Same sex marriage – After Ireland… Australia?

After May 22nd’s historic vote in Ireland to allow same sex marriage The Hook is investigating marriage equality debates in different countries. In a three-part series we will look at the issue in Germany, Australia and Italy, where the Irish vote has sparked wider public debate.

Australia’s debate over Marriage Equality continued to rumble on after the vote in favour in Ireland. The days following events in Dublin saw the Australian Labour party Leader Bill Shorten move to introduce a bill which would pave the way for Australia to follow Ireland’s example.

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