We've collected the data, and it turns out a lot of same-sex couples got married.
Touted by some as the man who brought down Malcolm Turnbull, Alan Jones had a hand in the legalisation of same-sex marriage.
An Anti-Vilification Case Has Been Launched Against People Who Said Homophobic Things During The Postal Survey
The LGBTI Legal Service is targeting posts on social media and posters put up during the postal survey that vilified queer people during last year's postal survey.
"Compulsory radical gay sex education."
There Was Just One Bribery Complaint During The Same-Sex Marriage Postal Survey And It Was For An Activewear Competition
For trying to give away merch if the "yes" vote reached 70%.
Remember that three months when everyone debated the rights of a minority group in Australia? Let's not do that again.
"This bill is necessary because there is significant community concern about the possible erosion of the institution of marriage," Philip Ruddock said in 2004.
"I said to the No campaign many times, to win this vote you have to get my mother to vote against me."
"There’ll be lots of queens there – but there’ll only be one The Queen."
"The debates of the past two months hurt me and hurt my family."
Observers saw 4.8% of all responses – and largely agreed with the ABS.
Because a majority of his electorate voted "yes".
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"Not sure Al Bundy represents the struggle by gay and lesbian people for equality after years of repression but hey."
For some, this is just the beginning.
"What we heard was 61 point something — at which point I just burst into tears."
Looks like they figured out how to mail a letter!
"Is this all mackleroys fault?"
A total of 133 out of 150 electorates had a majority "yes" vote.
Only 17 electorates recorded a majority "no" response.
After months of campaigning Australia voted "yes".
The result comes after a three-month campaign.
Australians overwhelmingly voted in favour of same-sex marriage, 61.6% to 38.4%.
But it's all for charity.
The motion is backed by a powerful cross-party coalition including senators from Labor, the Greens, and the crossbench.
Wednesday 10am AEDT.
"If there is a yes vote tomorrow, you will see parliament at its best."
"I’ve never heard anyone call for exemptions other than these."
"Are we going back to a time in Australia where there were signs outside a shop saying who they would serve and who they wouldn't?"
Conservatives lined up each day this week to say, 'Let's not rush same-sex marriage'.
"Australians are able, and have demonstrated, that they can have a respectful discussion." — Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, August 8, 2017.
"Honestly, I'm just like, really, really, unorganised."
"We would never do anything like that to churches or people who feel differently than we do."
The former prime minister says the "no" movement will become the conservative GetUp.
"At the end of the day, everyone should feel proud of who they are."
Conservatives are crafting extensive religious exemptions, but a new poll suggests Australians don't want gay couples singled out.
It's less than two weeks away now.
"Garriage! That is a stupid word."
“If I wanted to make a fucking law, I’d get elected to parliament.”
Forms must be in by November 7.
"I don't want to legislate in haste."
There are still 4.1 million forms out there.
"Why should you have the right to tell me or any other person, straight or gay, what they do in the civil domain?"
"The prohibition on same-sex marriage is creating other discriminatory distortions in Australia’s laws."
The kids of same-sex parents are alright – but prolonged, nasty debate over their families contributes to stress and anxiety, experts say.
"I had my papers in my hand ready to go. And then it was all just closed down."
"My impression of the phrase 'no detriment clause' is the same as 'clean coal' — I think it’s an invented phrase."
And 120,000 have asked for a replacement form.
Labor says the bill strikes an acceptable compromise on religious exemptions — but the party still has a conscience vote.
"What children need is loving parents who have the capacity to look after them."
Australia's survey on same-sex marriage still has weeks to run — but people are already looking beyond the vote.
August 24 was the cut-off — if you come of voting age after that, too bad.
Ten million survey forms have been returned — but concerns have been raised about the prospect of overseas Australians voting twice.
"It is an appalling and immoral use of money."
The "No" Campaign Got $1 Million From The Sydney Anglican Diocese To Fight Against Same-Sex Marriage
It's the first major church donation to be revealed so far in the survey.
"When I was growing up in Kalgoorlie I didn’t know being gay was an option."
Some of the designs look like they're from the 1980s.
Actually none of them were bothered by the "turn by turn directions to your neighbour" map.
Have you heard of the Gender Fairy? Uhhh I wrote it.
He also objected to any mention of LGBT people that didn't position them or their relationships as unhealthy or unnatural.
The email purported to be from Jackie Trad and spread Google searches of bizarre conspiracy theories.
There's five weeks of campaigning left.
Yes, the rapper. It's a long story.
This whole thing is so stupid.
"If you want to be a moral crusader, why don’t you eliminate child sexual abuse?"
Actually it can be called a postal vote, the High Court rules. (Well, kind of.)
"It is not clear who would have responsibility for handling such a complaint."
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"If the aim was to understand the views of all Australians, an opinion survey would be more appropriate."
Seventeen out of Australia's 18 federal, state and territory leaders are voting "yes".
"We know part of the job of the 'no' campaign is ... to make change look scary," said The Equality Campaign's Tiernan Brady.
The daughter of the most prominent "no" campaigner has appeared in an advert for the "yes" side.
"Public knowledge [is] now that the ABS will be involved with a plebiscite of some kind."
"I was frozen with fear ... I don't think I've ever been so scared in my entire life."
"You don’t need to know someone to know this is important."
"I'm never gonna to get the opportunity to headbutt that c**t again ... so I seized a moment."
"Anybody who doesn't vote within the first few days of receiving the paper, usually doesn’t."
A school charity's $900 fundraising target to educate girls has raised over $200,000 in less than two days.
The North Hobart man will appear in court on October 23.
Exclusive: Media analysis provided to BuzzFeed News shows the "no" side in the marriage equality debate is getting a lot more media attention than the "yes" side.
"If the people have spoken against it, we won’t be proposing it at the election, I can assure you."
"We’re here, we’re queer, we’re tired, where can I lie down?"
"There's an incredible insistence on 'We can't say what we believe'. Yes you can! But own up to it, and don't make things up."
"I think that it's about love and it's about actually respecting people's right and in my view Australia needs to get on with it," New Zealand education minister Nikki Kaye tells BuzzFeed News.
"You voting 'no' is really a reflection of my relationship."
1,500 people turned up to witness the launch of Australia's "no" campaign.
"The majority of Australian Christians do not feel represented by the ACL and its exclusionary opinions."
The group claiming to represent a "grassroots" movement against same-sex marriage in Australia is made up of a collection of church officials and former political staffers.
"If someone's a minor, it is up to their parents."
But the see-through postal survey envelopes could be cause for concern.
He was allegedly targeted after confronting a man pulling down rainbow flags.
Step away from Instagram.
"I do know what homophobia is, but I don't think it exists much in our country."
"Sometimes prejudice comes in very polite forms ... but it lands nevertheless."