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ABC: Same-sex couples in South Australia set to get adoption and surrogacy rights

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Bills granting same-sex couples the right to adopt a child and access to surrogacy have passed South Australia's Legislative Council, with amendments to be sent to the Lower House.

It has been a historic week with South Australian lawmakers also approving bills to create a same-sex relationships register and removing discrimination against transgender and intersex people.

Today, the adoption and surrogacy bills easily passed the Upper House after lengthy conscience-vote debates.

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