In the Canberra parliament's final session of the year on Thursday, lawmakers engaged in a lengthy debate as several amendments put forward by opponents of the bill to legalize same-sex marriage were voted down.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull excitedly said it was "time for more marriages, more equality, more love". "Marriage equality is finally the law of the land and it's time to start celebrating".
"The government is accountable in question time and so is the opposition so we will all be accountable in question time today as we are every day that parliament sits".
"And I say to JP, my dear, beloved friend who I miss so dearly: JP, that's what we are doing".
Marriage equality supporters in the parliament's public gallery sang the chorus of the Seekers song I Am Australian - "We'll share a dream and sing with one voice, I am, you are, we are Australian" - after the vote passed. "This is Australia: fair, diverse, loving and filled with respect".
Black Mirror season 4 release date announced by Netflix But you held out, didn't you Netflix? And here we are, with a final trailer for Black Mirror and the coveted release date. According to EW, however, horror-loving streamers can find the new season on their devices December 29.
The law will likely come into effect in about a month, with the first wedding expected about a month later.
Or people who voted yes.
The passing of the bill will also have another change when it comes to gender, which could actually affect some couples who have divorced. More than 12 million people participated.
"The Australian people were promised that their freedom of speech, freedom of religion and parental rights would be protected in any same-sex marriage legislation, and this has not happened", he said.
Tennessee is hiring Pruitt after their search failed to land big names such as Gary Patterson, Chris Petersen and Mike Gundy . Alabama ranks No. 2 in the nation in total defense, allowing just 257.8 yards per game this season.
In a move few would have predicted, Quentin Tarantino is to boldly go where he has never gone before and make a Star Trek movie. But Tarantino has worked on projects associated with existing franchises in the past, though that's been limited to television.
There she found about 50 girls inside learning more about computer science coding as part of Computer Science Education Week . By 2025, every student in the city will receive computer science education in elementary, middle and high school.
Authorities said that three people were killed, including the shooter, following a shooting at a New Mexico high school. Aztec High School is in the Four Corners region and is near the Navajo Nation , an expansive native American territory.
He also cited Trump describing white supremacists who violently marched in Charlottesville as "very fine people". Green cited Trump's equivocating in the wake of a deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia, his attacks on Rep.
This week's fighting reportedly left aid workers trapped inside a building and unable to administer support to civilians. He remained in the country, however, and continued to wield political power from behind the scenes.
According the Ahmad they now run on the much faster Shield at what should be a nice and crisp HD resolution-meaning 720p or 1080p. Historically, Nintendo has rarely licensed its original games and characters to rival consolemakers.
Mutko, who was sports minister at the time of the 2014 Sochi Olympics, remains head of the 2018 World Cup organizing committee. It wants the scientist extradited from the United States, where he is a protected witness.
But the exclusion of Brussels means the 90,000-seater venue will also get group games and a match in the first knockout round. Stadio Olympico in Rome was picked as the opening match venue for the tournament.
The University of Oklahoma sent Fox 23 News the following statement: "We are aware [of the filing] and are gathering information". Anderson is listed as the defendant in a protective order petition issued on Monday the District Court of Cleveland County.
Smith's injury tainted an otherwise impressive afternoon for the Ravens (7-5), who played their most complete game of the year. It's a pragmatic decision, since he suffered a torn Achilles yesterday and was done for the rest of the season anyway.
Instagram launches Direct, a standalone messaging app
In March 2017, Facebook introduced Facebook Stories along with two other new Snapchat-like features - Facebook Camera and Direct. It looks exactly like Direct does on Instagram already so you shouldn't experience a learning curve here, either.
Google-Amazon feud continues to escalate
The Show, unveiled in May, lets you scan your calendar for things like appointments and view weather forecasts. The move is undoubtedly a huge blow for Amazon but we hope that the situation can eventually be resolved.
Body of USA woman who vanished after Tinder date found
No one has been charged, although authorities found two persons of interest who released a freakish Facebook video last week. Bliemeister said the area has been closed off now by law enforcement so officers can thoroughly investigate the site.
Apple now sells an unlocked, SIM-free version of the iPhone X
Delivery for both configurations and colors are slated for December 13, which is consistent with the carrier-supported units. The 64GB version will cost you $999 United States dollars , while the 256GB is a relatively small amount more at $1,149 USD.
Starbucks opens its largest location in China
The company announced plans in July to buy out its partners in its Each China joint venture, for US$1.3 billion. Ratcheting up focus on China, the coffeehouse chain on Wednesday will open its largest cafe in the world.