Numbers vital in getting gay marriage across the line

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Newstalk ZB ,
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Publish Date
Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 9:03AM
Australia's Prime Minister will need strong 'yes' support to change gay marriage laws (Photo \ Getty Images)

The numbers will be vital, when the results of Australia's marriage equality vote come back.

It's a non-binding postal survey, so there's nothing compelling the government to change the law in the event of a 'yes' vote.

Australian religious leader Father Rod Bower told Mike Hosking a slim 'yes' majority will lend credibility to politicians looking to vote the other way.

''50.1% would be a win, but I think that would make it more politically difficult for the Prime Minister. He has a very difficult time with the extreme right of his party.''

LISTEN ABOVE AS FATHER ROD BOWER SPEAKS WITH MIKE HOSKING

 

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