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Inquiry into the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2012 and the Marriage Amendment Bill 2012

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Published reponses

Due to the large number of responses received, the Committee has decided not to publish every response received. The Committee will publish on this page a balanced selection of key responses.

Please view the interim summary of responses for updates on the online survey.


  1. Amnesty International Australia (PDF 226KB)

  2. Gilbert and Tobin Centre of Public Law (PDF 665KB)

  3. The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG (PDF 1060KB)

  4. Sikh Council of Australia (PDF 544KB)

  5. Lutheran Church of Australia (PDF 2264KB)

  6. Quakers Australia (PDF 837KB)

  7. Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PDF 1834KB)

  8. Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby (PDF 795KB)

  9. Public Interest Advocacy Centre LTD (PDF 879KB)

  10. Australian Human Rights Commission (PDF 687KB)

  11. Anglican Church Diocese of Sydney (PDF 495KB)

  12. Hindu Council of Australia (PDF 629KB)

  13. Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (PDF 533KB)

  14. Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne (PDF 507KB)

  15. Coalition of Celebrant Associations (PDF 606KB)

  16. Chinese Methodist Church In Australia (PDF 618KB)

  17. Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils Inc. (PDF 591KB)

  18. The Salvation Army Australia Southern Territory (PDF 12151KB)

    Attachment A (PDF 4969KB)

  19. Lawyers for the Preservation of the Definition of Marriage (PDF 954KB)

  20. TransGender Victoria (PDF 1231KB)

  21. Australian Christian Lobby (PDF 1726KB)

  22. Law Council of Australia (PDF 711KB)

  23. Union for Progressive Judaism (PDF 592KB)

  24. Seventh day Adventist Church (PDF 642KB)

  25. DEFGLIS (PDF 565KB)

  26. Engage Celebrants (PDF 1012KB)

  27. Episcopal Assembly of Oceania (PDF 953KB)

  28. FamilyVoice Australia (PDF 656KB)

  29. Rabbinical Council of Victoria (PDF 871KB)

  30. Australian Family Association (PDF 1032KB)

  31. The Hon. Trevor Khan MLC (PDF 1255KB)

  32. ACT Legislative Assembly (PDF 765KB)

  33. Liberty Victoria (PDF 603KB)

  34. Ambrose Centre for Religious Liberty (PDF 875KB)

  35. Democratic Labor Party of Australia (PDF 532 KB)

  36. Australian Marriage Forum (PDF 647KB)

  37. The Hon. Greg Donnelly MLC (PDF 3818KB)

  38. The Australian Psychological Society Limited (PDF 1043KB)

  39. Castan Centre for Human Rights Law (PDF 674KB)

  40. Association of Australian Christadelphian Ecclesias (PDF 489KB)

  41. UnitingJustice Australia (PDF 621KB)


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