Second Reading Speeches

Sex Discrimination and Marriage Legislation Amendment (Protecting Supporters of Traditional Marriage) Bill 2018

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
ANNING, Sen Fraser
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the

Marriage Act 1961
and
Sex Discrimination Act 1984
to: provide that authorised marriage celebrants, whether religious or non-religious, may refuse to solemnise marriages; and provide that it is not unlawful to discriminate against someone because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or relationship status in the course of providing, or offering to provide, goods, services or facilities in connection with the solemnisation of a marriage.