Sexual orientation and gender identity in the Australian military. Enter your comments below optional. Submit feedback Privacy statement. For all other health measures, there were no statistically significant differences. Individuals in same-sex relationships were more likely to have higher personal incomes than those in opposite-sex relationships. A study of young Australians found that 61 per cent had suffered verbal abuse because of their sexuality, 18 per cent suffered physical assault and 69 per cent suffered other forms of homophobia such as exclusion rumours and graffiti.
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Both unions allow couples to have state-sanctioned ceremonies and Queensland's law is commonly referred to as civil unions. Older Australia at a glance Web report Last updated: Where to get help Switchboard Gay and Lesbian Tel. Sincethe Uniting Church in Australia has allowed sexually active gay and lesbian people to be ordained as ministers, with each individual presbyteries given discretion to decide the matter on a case-by-case basis. Retrieved 13 July The Advertiser newspaper calls for reform.