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The Australian Bureau of Statistics has estimated that 78.5 per cent of Australians returned their same-sex marriage postal survey forms. Just hours before they stopped accepting forms, the ABS said that 12.6 million Australians had returned their forms by last Friday, or almost four out of five voters. The Equality Campaign’s Anna Brown said on …

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Almost three quarters of eligible Australians have voted in the same-sex marriage postal survey, the Australian Bureau of Statistics estimate said on Tuesday. The ABS estimated that 74.5% of enrolled Australians – 11.9 million people – had returned their survey forms by last Friday, up from 67.5 the previous week. “With form scanning now well …

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Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, one of the key conservative backers of the same-sex marriage postal survey, has said even though he personally voted “no” he expects the “yes” vote will win. “My judgment is the ‘yes’ vote will get up and [it will be] a win for the ‘yes’ vote. That’s my judgment of what …

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