Sure, sometimes what happens in Parliament can seem like it lacks a bit of heart.
Not on Thursday:
(Hint: Turn up the volume.)
(We’re not crying, you are.)
After years of debate, a postal survey, a long afternoon of amendments, the same-sex marriage bill was passed by the House of Representatives.
Let’s take a look at how it unfolded.
The moment inside the House of Reps …
Labor MP Emma Husar makes a heart sign surrounded by MPs following the vote. (ABC News: Matt Roberts)
MPs Trent Zimmerman and Warren Entsch walking out of the House of Representatives. (ABC News: Marco Catalano)
The after party …