Local, Independant and Effective
October 20, 2016

Time to find another way forward on marriage equality

It’s time for parliament to find a way forward to resolve the marriage equality issue. That’s the message from Independent Member for Indi Cathy McGowan.

“It is so disappointing that this is still dragging on. Like many others I was looking forward to seeing a resolution on 11 February 2017,” Ms McGowan said.

“My first preference has always been for a conscience vote by the Parliament on marriage equality.

“In the absence of a conscience vote I agreed to support the plebiscite but this option is now gone. I call on all parties to come together in good faith to respectfully discuss the process from here.

“I look forward to working with the government and the opposition to resolve the issue as quickly as we can.”

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