Q. The Labor Party has announced it will not support a plebiscite on same-sex marriage which means that it will not pass the Senate. What do you think the Government should do about same-sex marriage now?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens||Vote other|
|Have a vote in Parliament about allowing same-sex marriage||55%||65%||47%||82%||46%|
|Leave the current policy in place until after the next election||30%||19%||42%||11%||46%|
The majority of Australians (55%) believe that the government should now hold a vote in Parliament about allowing same-sex marriage.
Just 30% of Australians think the current policy should be left in place until the next election.
Greens voters (82%) are most likely to believe there should be a vote in Parliament, followed by Labor (65%), Lib/Nat (47%) and other voters (46%).
Females (57%) were only slightly more likely than males (53%) to think there should be a vote in Parliament.
Those aged 18-24 (65%) were more likely than the average to think that there should be a vote in Parliament.
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