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Tasmania recognises same-sex marriages -

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Tasmania has become the first state in Australia to recognise same-sex marriages registered


LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: For the first time an Australian state or territory has recognised same-sex

Tasmania's Parliament has voted to recognise same sex relationships, including marriages registered
in other states or countries.

The state doesn't conduct same-sex marriages itself, but does recognise same-sex relationships.

Now same-sex marriages in other jurisdictions will be recognised.

LARA GIDDINGS, TASMANIAN ATTORNEY-GENERAL: We will recognise that deed of relationship here in
Tasmania without requiring re-registration.

LEIGH SALES: Three Tasmanian Liberal members voted against the move, which was supported by all
other MPs.