Marriage equality – the legal benefits

Anyone who thinks that same sex couples have the same legal rights as married couples is wrong.  This excellent article written by legal academics from La Trobe University succinctly sets out the important and potentially life-altering differences.

https://theconversation.com/explainer-what-legal-benefits-do-married-couples-have-that-de-facto-couples-do-not-83896

“Marriage allows people to access a complete package of rights simply by showing their marriage certificate or ticking a box, and is based on their mutual promises to one another rather than proving their relationship meets particular interdependency criteria.”

Because I believe strongly in equality before the law I have temporarily changed our firm’s logo.  Vote Yes.