Australian PM wants changes to gay marriage bill

Malcolm Turnbull wants to make sure celebrants don't have to preside over same-sex weddings and religious organisations don't lose charity status if they believe marriage should only be between men and women.

Malcolm Turnbull

The prime minister will support changes to same-sex marriage legislation – similar to those moved unsuccessfully by Attorney-General George Brandis – for these religious protections when the bill comes before the lower house this week.

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