1. At 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, 7 December, the Australian Capital Territory became the first Australian state or territory to legalize same-sex marriages.
2. Two gay couples in Canberra became the first same-sex people in Australia to tie the knot. Congrats Stephen Dawson and Dennis Liddelow!
Stephen Dawson (left) and Dennis Liddelow during their marriage outside Parliament House in Canberra. Photo: AAP/Alan Porritt