ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has taken to Facebook this Valentine’s Day to announce that the city’s flagpoles will bear the rainbow flag all week, partly to show the Government’s support for marriage equality.
The flags will fly on Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and in Garema Place.
“This Valentine’s Day we’ll be celebrating how far we’ve come as a city,” Mr Barr says in the Facebook video.
“Canberra is Australia’s most LGBTI-inclusive city and we want to celebrate that this week, and also show our support for marriage equality in Australia.”
Pictured are the rainbow flags, Mr Barr’s video announcement and Mr Barr arriving to vote in the ACT election with his partner Anthony Toms in October last year.