November 16, 2017 15:20 IST

Australians vote for same-sex marriage

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Supporters of the 'Yes' vote for marriage equality celebrate after it was announced the majority of Australians support same-sex marriage in a national survey, paving the way for legislation to make the country the 26th nation to formalize the unions by the end of the year, at a rally in central Sydney. Credit: Reuters
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Ian Thorpe, former Olympic gold medalist swimmer, stands with other supporters at a rally in central Sydney. Credit: Reuters
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Supporters celebrate at a pub located on Sydney's Oxford street. Credit: Reuters
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A supporter holds a flag as he celebrates at a rally in central Sydney. Credit: Reuters
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People celebrate at a rally in central Sydney. Credit: Reuters