Australians back gay marriage in non-binding vote

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  • 14 November 2017
  • From the section Australia

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Australians have voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic non-binding poll.

The vote showed 61.6% of people favoured allowing same-sex couples to wed, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said.

The poll had 79.5% participation of eligible voters, the bureau said.

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