Simon Corbell is deriving some satisfaction from Canberra’s groundbreaking gay marriages taking place in advance of the High Court’s ruling on his legislation:
Today is a very significant moment in the ACT’s and in the nation’s history as the first legally sanctioned marriages between same sex couples take place in the Territory throughout the weekend,Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, said.
“It is exciting for the couples, their families and friends and it is tremendous for the Territory because it shows how our community is tolerant, diverse, and accepting,” said Mr Corbell.
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UPDATE: MartyO has sent in photos of the first ceremony at Parliament House between Stephen Dawson and Dennis Liddelow.