The vote was read, and the response was fantastic.
After receiving the news that same-sex marriage would now be legal in Australia, the entire floor stood, clapped, and hugged.
— ABC Politics (@politicsabc) December 7, 2017
A pride flag was pulled out.
And then, perhaps the most magical thing happened .. the public gallery erupted into a chorus of ‘I Am Australian,’
— ABC News (@abcnews) December 7, 2017
“We are one, but we are many,
And from all the lands on Earth we come,
We’ll share a dream and sing with one voice:
I am, you are, we are Australian.”