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BBC: Australia debates same-sex marriage postal vote

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-40871788

The Australian government plans to gauge support for same-sex marriage through a voluntary postal ballot after its divisive bill for a compulsory vote was again rejected by the Senate.

Same-sex marriage is not legal in Australia.

If the postal vote goes ahead and shows support for changing the law, the results will not be legally binding.

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