The government has appointed a panel to examine how to safeguard religious freedoms once gay marriage was a reality in Australia.
"The government is accountable in question time and so is the opposition so we will all be accountable in question time today as we are every day that parliament sits".
"In my first speech I defined our bond by the ring that sits on both of our left hands, and they are the answer to a question we can not ask", an emotional Wilson said, referring to the first time he addressed the Parliament a year ago.
"What a day for equality, for love and respect", Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said after the decision was delivered. The major parties want the legislation passed this week after a majority of Australian's endorsed change in a postal ballot last month.
Many parliamentarians bared their personal history and pains in the lower house.
The only potential obstacle to the law passing on Thursday would be if marriage equality opponents managed to amend the legislation.
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