The Commission identified 58 Commonwealth law statutes and provisions that explicitly discriminate against same-sex couples by using the term 'member of the opposite sex'. Sincethe ACT has recognised civil partnerships which provide same-sex couples with increased rights regarding superannuation, taxation and social security.
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The Family First senator supported the bill. Star Observer. The Conversation.
Canberra: Parliamentary Library Australia. Connect Contact Us. Australia's governor-general is expected to approve the bill in the coming days, marking its official passage into law. ABC News. Penny Wong vs. The Daily Telegraph Australia. It prompted jubilant scenes when the result was made public last month.
Whitaker 17 September Human Rights Law Centre. But important lessons can be learnt from this research. The Clockwork Universe — Portsmouth, Hampshire. Archived from the original on 15 November