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Australia ban on gay marriage in Australian Capital Territory

Australia's highest court has overturned a law allowing gay marriage in the Australian Capital Territory.

The national government successfully argued that the law created confusion, since in federal legislation marriage was defined as between a man and a woman.

Some 27 gay couples married in Canberra at the weekend but those marriages will now be annulled.

Emily Thomas reports.

  • 12 Dec 2013
  • From the section Asia
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