Injunction to stop same sex marriage postal vote to be heard today

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August 11, 2017

The High Court will this afternoon hear the interlocutory application for an injunction to stop any work taking place on the voluntary postal survey process.

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre yesterday commenced proceedings in the High Court, seeking to stop the government proceeding with the postal vote on same sex marriage.

PIAC is representing Andrew Wilkie, Member for Denison, PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) and Felicity Marlowe, a mother in a same-sex relationship with three young children.

Who: Andrew Wilkie and Felicity Marlowe will speak to media after the hearing

Where: High Court (Melbourne Registry), Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William St, Melbourne

When: Hearing commences at 3:30pm

MEDIA CONTACT: PIAC Media and Communications Manager, Gemma Pearce: 0478 739 280.

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