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Australian Prime Minister’s lesbian sister to marry

Christine Forster, sister of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, has announced she is engaged to partner Virginia Edwards.

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21st October 2013 15:22

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Oceania

The sister of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced she has proposed to her partner of six years, Virginia Edwards, and expects Abbott to attend the wedding even though he is standing in the way of same-sex marriage being legalized in Australia.

‘We got engaged when we were away with friends on a trip to Broken Hill,’ Christine Forster told Sydney journalist Peter Hackney, writing for New Idea magazine.

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