Marriage equality has featured regularly in the sometimes vitriolic campaign, with Labour leader Kevin Rudd experiencing a sudden change of heart on the subject in recent days. Reflecting on his own marriage, Rudd said: "No matter who we love, we should all be able to make the same promise I was able to make to Therese," he said. "If you support gay marriage, I will need your support in this election... it's time for marriage equality."
Marriage equality advocates have called on Coalition Leader, Tony Abbott, to allow a conscience vote on the issue following support for a Coalition conscience vote from leading moderate Liberal, Malcolm Turnbull.
24/11/2010 | ILGA Communication Team Asia
Gay and lesbian couples and their family and friends who live in the electorates of Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott are ready to meet the two political leaders following Parliament's endorsement of a motion calling on all MPs to gauge support for same-sex marriage in their electorates. >>>