There’s been a majority in favour of Marriage Equality for a Decade


t was ten years ago tomorrow that the first poll showed majority support for marriage equality in Australia.

The polling, commissioned by activist group GetUp! and published in June 2007, found that 57 per cent of Australians agreed that gay couples should be allowed to get married, with 37 per cent opposed.

On the poll’s 10th anniversary, marriage equality advocates have called on the federal government to drop the plebiscite on the reform and have a free vote instead.

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