One year after the historic yes vote for same-sex marriage in Australia, and after 14 years of living together Maureen Hatton and Liz Archer will marry. For love, but also, by making it publicly known, to “make it count” after winning the hard-fought for right. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
Amended 3.47pm, 10 November 2018. Headline changed and story altered to remove reference to this wedding being a "first". Not so, as readers have pointed out in the comments. Alice Springs News Online apologises for the error.
Updated, 11 November 2018: Photos from the wedding.
SSM will “destroy our culture” and “we do not want it”, says Vaughan Hargraves, a senior Warlpiri man from Yuendumu, speaking in a video clip on YouTube, where there are several NO clips by other Aboriginal people. These views are put to bush MLA Chansey Paech, who is openly gay and pro YES. KIERAN FINNANE reports.