It’s been a long year.
2015 was a BIG year for marriage equality in Australia. Here’s what the hell happened.
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The year kicked off with prime minister Tony Abbott in charge.
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A long-time opponent of same-sex marriage, advocates knew chances of legislating under Abbott were slim.
He had shown no signs of granting a free vote on the issue to government MPs, meaning frontbenchers would face losing their jobs if they voted in favour of same-sex marriage.