Same-sex marriage vote in Federal Parliament could happen within weeks
Updated July 31, 2017 18:58:49
Federal Parliament could vote on same-sex marriage within weeks, but the issue could cause an eruption inside an already volatile Coalition.
MPs return from the winter break next week and some are determined to see the law changed quickly.
Some Coalition MPs believe the deadlock on same-sex marriage is overshadowing the rest of the Government’s agenda.
They are discussing ways to deal with the marriage issue — arguing that ending the standoff would help the Government move on to other topics.
Federal Liberal MP Trevor Evans told the ABC a vote in Parliament would be the quickest and most efficient way to deal with the issue.
Mr Evans, who is gay, said he …