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Hawkesbury Gazette. Dr Davies also discussed gender identity, noting the church was experiencing an increase in the occurrence of gender dysphoria issues. The Act defines marriage in Section 5 of the Act as "the union of 2 people to the exclusion of all others, voluntarily entered into for life".
The Archbishop has subsequently and specifically clarified that he was addressing bishops. These developments have the potential to fracture our fellowship and impair our communion. Canberra: Parliamentary Library Australia.
Hawkesbury Gazette. Retrieved 8 October In the Northern Territoryin Marchthe Parliament enacted the Law Reform Gender, Sexuality and De Facto Relationships Act to remove legislative discrimination against same-sex couples in most areas of territory law except the Adoption of Children Act and recognise same-sex couples as de facto relationships.
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Retrieved 26 November States would have to refer their residual powers to the Commonwealth to allow a national registered partnership, civil union or same-sex relationship scheme. Sydney restaurant staff, south coast diner among new NSW coronavirus cases. We have far too much work to do in evangelising Australia to be distracted by the constant pressure to change our doctrine in order to satisfy the lusts and pleasures of the world.
Civil unions performed Easter Island. Kylie Beach.