Macklemore, Neil Patrick Harris, Sam Smith and Ellen DeGeneres celebrated the survey result. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts/Reuters: Lucas Jackson/Facebook: Sam Smith/Reuters: Lucy Nicholson)
The same-sex marriage survey’s Yes result has been celebrated outside of Australia too — with dozens of celebrities welcoming the news overseas.
Actors, musicians, comedians, politicians and chief executives of global companies took to social media to applaud the result.
US rapper Macklemore, whose performance of pro-same-sex marriage song Same Love at the NRL grand final attracted controversy, was among them.
Prominent LGBTI celebrities posted their celebrations
Neil Patrick Harris tweet: I just really do need to visit Australia now. They vote for love. Bravo! #progress
Tim Cook tweet: Congratulations Australia! Another important step toward equality for all. #MarriageEquality
Ricky Martin tweet: Today is a great day for human rights. #Australia says YES to marriage equality. BRAVO! This makes me so happy.
Some famous Australians living abroad also weighed in
Leaders from around the world congratulated Australia on the result too
David Cameron tweet: I’m incredibly proud of legalising Same Sex Marriage in the UK & delighted that other countries are looking to do the same. G’day Australia!
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