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BBC: Australia same-sex marriage vote can proceed, court rules

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A vote on legalising same-sex marriage in Australia will proceed after a court dismissed two legal challenges.The non-binding survey to gauge support for changing Australia's Marriage Act is due to begin next week. The High Court of Australia dismissed separate objections by same-sex marriage advocates, who had argued the postal vote was invalid.

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