Palaszczuk: enact marriage laws promptly

November 15, 2017

Qld Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says federal parliament must quickly enact same sex marriage laws.

The Queensland premier says federal parliament must immediately enshrine in law Australia's support for same-sex marriage.

"The decision by the majority of Australians to support marriage equality through their responses to the Turnbull Government's $122 million postal survey should be heeded by the federal parliament and their will put into law," Annastacia Palaszczuk said in a statement on Wednesday.

"My government recognised this truth when we restored civil partnership ceremonies, removed by the LNP government, in Queensland in 2015. We didn't require a postal survey to do that."

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