Michelle Grattan speaks to Deep Saini about campaigning during the same-sex marriage postal ballot and Tony Abbott's continued undermining of the government.
It's a rare example of direct democracy – albeit non-compulsory and conducted by mail.
Michelle Grattan discusses the week in politics with Nicholas Klomp.
Changes to marriage around the world have, historically, met with strident opposition, so it's no surprise that same-sex marriage in Australia has had its own tough road to hoe.
The seven judges were unanimous, and costs were awarded against those that brought the challenges.
Discussing his opposition to same-sex marriage, Liberal MP Kevin Andrews said children who are brought up with a mother and father are 'better off than those who are not'. Let's look at the research.
Same-sex attracted people have poorer mental health than their heterosexual peers, but In jurisdictions that have legalised same-sex marriage, the gap between the two is much smaller.