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“Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?”
Australia has voted ‘yes’ to support changing the law to allow same-sex couples to marry.
Key results of the same-sex marriage postal survey:
- 62 per cent responded ‘yes’ to the same-sex marriage postal survey, a total of 7.82 million people.
- 38 per cent responded ‘no’, or 4.87 million people.
- The total response rate to the survey was 79.5 per cent, meaning 12,727,920 people responded.
- The ACT registered the highest support for SSM, with 74 per cent saying ‘yes’.
- New South Wales had the lowest support for SSM, with 58 per cent saying ‘yes’.
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About this story
- The percentages in this article are calculated after invalid survey responses are excluded.
- Design: Ben Spraggon, Georgina Piper
- Development: Colin Gourlay, Andrew Kesper
- Reporting: Louise Yaxley
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