“Marriage means the union of a person and a female to your exclusion of most other people, voluntarily joined into for a lifetime.
“Certain unions aren’t marriages.
“A union solemnised in a international nation between: a person and another guy; or a female and an other woman; should not be recognised as a married relationship in Australia.”
De facto status
March 1, 2009
De facto relationships are given comparable liberties to couples that are married.
A couple needs to have lived together for a minimum period before they can claim de facto status in some states.
Arun and Padma marry
9, 2010 december
Arun and Padma both was raised within the Tamil community in southern Asia before settling in Australia. They’d an arranged wedding.