The Greens fully support the equal love campaign and commend the tireless efforts of everyone involved in the campaign for marriage equality, equal adoptions rights and ending discrimination in work and education.
Sue Pennicuik introduced the Greens Marriage Equality Bill 2012 into the Victorian Parliament on 6 June 2012 and Greens' bills have also been introduced in VIC, SA, NSW, WA, Tas, ACT parliaments and is the only party with marriage equality as policy.
It’s time to remove marriage discrimination forever. It is a basic human right for every person to have their love recognised by marriage, if they so choose, regardless of their sexuality or gender identity.
The Greens have two Marriage Equality bills before the federal parliament, aiming to remove the discrimination introduced in 2004 to the federal Marriage Act by the Howard government.
All federal parliamentarians will have the opportunity to support legislation to end discrimination once and for all.
If the federal Marriage Equality bills fail, the Greens will bring on their Marriage Equality bills in state parliaments.
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