It was left to the last minute, but marriage equality is finally legal in Australia.
The country's federal parliament passed legislation allowing LGBTQ couples to marry on Thursday, the last day for politicians to decide on laws like this before the summer break.
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Marriage equality supporters gathered in front of Parliament House in Australia's capital, Canberra, to be there for the historic decision.
Happy day! @MagdaSzubanski @IanThorpe @drkerrynphelps @surryhillsgal #MarriageEquality #auspol pic.twitter.com/BLAsoA6hrF
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