High Court gives the all-clear for postal plebiscite on marriage equality to be rolled out

The postal plebiscite on Australian marriage equality will go ahead.

The High Court has rejected a challenge submitted by two parties of marriage equality advocates, which argued that spending $120 million of Treasury funds on a non-emergency situation can’t be supported.

The decision was handed down earlier today – the plebiscite will go ahead.

Here are the key dates you need to be aware of:

  • 12 September – Survey mailed out to eligible voters
  • 11 October – Last day to order replacement survey
  • 7 November – Ballots must be returned to ABS
  • 15 November – Survey results announced
  • We’ll update this post as info is shared

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