Senate debates

Monday, 10 September 2012


Marriage Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2012; First Reading

3:47 pm

Photo of Trish CrossinTrish Crossin (NT, Australian Labor Party) Share this | | Hansard source

by leave—I, and on behalf of Senators Brown, Marshall and Pratt, move:

That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to amend the Marriage Act 1961 to establish marriage equality, and for related purposes.

Question agreed to.

I present the bill and move:

That this bill may proceed without formalities and be now read a first time.

Question agreed to.

Bill read a first time.