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Wednesday, 12 November 2008
Page: 6782


Senator HANSON-YOUNG (5:51 PM) —I ask the minister: is it that you do not support the idea of defining a couple relationship and giving particular recognition to those in registered relationships, even though, alongside de facto relationships, we are still talking about people having the same entitlements? If that is the case, if you do not support that, I understand. If you do support that, why didn’t the government propose these amendments long ago?