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Tasmania set to allow gay marriages
The Age • Aug 6, 2012
TASMANIA may become the first Australian state to legalise gay marriage - possibly even as early as this year - after Premier Lara Giddings yesterday vowed her government would pursue the reform.
In a development that could shift the debate beyond the anticipated defeat of proposed federal gay marriage laws in coming months, the Tasmanian legislation would also allow couples from outside the state to marry there - in a bid to boost the local economy.
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