Australia's same-sex marriage postal survey: 61.6% yes, 38.4% no – live

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  • More than 12.7 million people voted in huge 79.5% turnout • All states and territories recorded vote in favour of change • Turnbull says it is overwhelming vote for fairness • Follow all the news and reaction live

Australia votes yes in historic marriage equality survey
Vote is an opportunity for Turnbull to show leadership

Australian Christian Lobby’s Lyle Shelton, seeking to interpret the result, has said the yes side has “been campaigning for many, many years”, as opposed to the no side, which has only had three months.

Shelton said he respects the results, but:

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