Australia says YES! Have your say on marriage equality vote
Are you proud of the country today? What is the mood like? Are you personally affected?
Australia has followed Ireland in voting in favour of legalising same-sex marriage with by 61.6 per cent to 38.4 per cent, in a postal survey of 16 million registered voters. The vote had a bigger turnout than the Brexit referendum and US presidential election at 79.5 per cent.
The Irish Times is inviting readers, particularly the Irish in Australia and Australians in Ireland, to share their reaction to the results using the form below. Are you proud of the country today? Did you vote or campaign? Are you personally affected by the vote? What is the mood like in Australia today? Are you involved in teh celebrations? The parliament will vote by December on legislation to lift the prohibition on gay marriage. Are you confident it will pass?
Have your say
Please include a photograph of you, or the celebrations around you, and include a few lines about you - where you are from originally, where you are living now.
A selection of responses will be published online later on Wednesday.