Politics Live: Same-sex marriage bill passes on final sitting day of the year

Politics Live: Same-sex marriage bill passes on final sitting day of the year

Politics Live: Same-sex marriage bill passes on final sitting day of the year

Updated 7 December 2017, 19:20 AEDT

Federal Parliament passes same-sex marriage bill.

Same-sex marriage will be legal in Australia with Parliament agreeing to change the Marriage Act and end the ban on gay and lesbian couples marrying.

Amendments designed to boost religious protections have been defeated.

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