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:
The High Court has just handed down its decision – the Government’s postal survey will go ahead. Now we have to win it. pic.twitter.com/f0Zd7u4vd9
— AU Marriage Equality (@AMEquality) September 7, 2017
If the High Court knocks back the $122m postal survey, let's just have a full, free vote in the Parliament and make it happen. pic.twitter.com/HvKMVF7Pe9
— Bill Shorten (@billshortenmp) September 6, 2017
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