Hon. Penny Wong
SENATOR THE HON PENNY WONG
LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION IN THE SENATE
SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT
SENATOR FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA
21 June 2016
28TH ANNUAL LIONEL MURPHY MEMORIAL LECTURE
Time for change
In Australia, we can achieve marriage equality by rewriting a few dozen words in the Marriage Act.
We don’t need a referendum, a plebiscite or a contest in our highest court – what we need is political leadership.
The sort of political leadership Lionel Murphy was prepared to show on law reform when it mattered.
Support for marriage …