This post is nothing original. You can read a myriad of newspaper articles explaining what each political parties stance is on same sex marriage. But here is my two cents worth, for those who may not have the chance to read up before election day this Saturday, but may like to check facebook!!
Tony Abbott made his intentions clear. He was dead set against same sex marriage despite having a lesbian sister who wants to get married. Malcolm Turnbull, the moderate of the Liberals was once full of hope as his personal opinion seemed to be pro legalising same sex marriage. But alas, there has been no further progress. Should the Liberals get elected again, they are floating the idea of a plebiscite.
A plebiscite is a public vote that resembles more of a poll than a referendum because it is not legally binding and doesn't effect the constitution, even if there is an overwhelming majority. It costs a lot of money (we are talking estimates of $160 m...