Friday 13 August
On Friday 13th August 2004 the Bill ammending the Mariage Act was passed defining marriage as between a man and a women. The Bill also stopped Australia from hveing to recognise same sex marriages legally officated overseas. The bill was supported by both the major parties, but not the minor parties (Greens and Democrats). The head of the Equality Network Rodney Croome has stated that they aree now looking at the ammednment to see whether a legal challenge inthe High Court of Australia may be mounted.