Australia SSM: Free marriages for same-sex couples who wed in Canberra in 2013

00:53  08 december  2017
00:53  08 december  2017 Source:   ABC News

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THE same - sex marriage decision will be made on Wednesday. It was December 8, 2013 , in Canberra , and the long-time same - sex couple were taking advantage of a bold ACT law which had come Couples to be instantly married after bill passes. The SSM question no-one was expecting.

All about gay marriages (aka. same - sex marriages [ SSM ]), civil unions & domestic partnerships. Some same - sex marriages include one or two bisexuals -- persons who are attracted to both men and women, although They were seeking to be part of the existing community of married couples .

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Now that the Federal Parliament has legalised same-sex marriage, the ACT Government has said it will waive the first certificate fee of $55 for those couples if they choose to remarry.

ACT Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay said it was a way of acknowledging the difficultly those couples faced.

"We're pleased this is another way we can show our support and acknowledge this important change and celebrate with them," he said.

"It's been a very difficult time for a number of people." Also included are any couples who are registered for civil unions under ACT law.

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"Meg and I did decide last night, what our new date would be ... we'll get married in early February, we've decided," she said.

"We'll end up with an old marriage certificate, and a new one. "I think it was a touching measure from the ACT Government to say that our second marriage certificate will be free."

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