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YES94.9 – A Year of YES!

A year on from the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey, listen to JOY special programming from Monday 12th through to the anniversary day on Thursday 15th November 2018.

On Thursday JOY celebrates a year since Australia said YES! to same sex marriage with a day of programming dedicated to the campaign, the memories, and the changes it has made in everyone’s lives.

  • Tom and Warren welcome Anna Brown from the Human Rights Law Centre, Ron and Antony from Equal Love and Bill Shorten (Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labor Party).
  • Hear JOY ceo Tennille Moisel from 9am – 12 noon.
  • The Bench take the driver’s seat for the afternoon with a theme of gratitude and giving thanks to those who worked so hard for the campaign and encouraging others to contact them with stories of people they would like to thank on air.
  • Dano and Mason take a look at the role JOY played in the campaign, the experiences and memories of JOY volunteers from the day the vote came down and how their lives have been impacted by the decision.
  • Family Matters focus on the impact on families in LGBTI communities.
  • Well, Well, Well will take a look at the impact and fallout (for better or worse) that marriage equality and the debate has had on health and well-being outcomes in LGBTI communities.
  • Our Mosh Pit will rock out with alternative love songs.

Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey, 2017

NATIONAL RESULTS response for the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey, 2017

Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?

Of the eligible Australians who expressed a view on this question, the majority indicated that the law should be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry, with 7,817,247 (61.6%) responding Yes and 4,873,987 (38.4%) responding No. Nearly 8 out of 10 eligible Australians (79.5%) expressed their view.

All states and territories recorded a majority Yes response. 133 of the 150 Federal Electoral Divisions recorded a majority Yes response, and 17 of the 150 Federal Electoral Divisions recorded a majority No response.

See https://marriagesurvey.abs.gov.au/ for detailed results.

 

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