Australian govt backs away from gay marriage vote this year

March 6, 2016 9:09 AM

32 0

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull backed away from a pledge by one of his senior ministers on Sunday that the government would hold a public vote on same-sex marriage later this year if it is reelected.

A spokeswoman for Turnbull said the government was committed to holding a plebiscite, or public vote, as soon as possible after the election but had not committed further to the timing.

Also read: French Election: People are worried about how Le Pen might do, says Marie Harf

Read more

To category page

Loading...