The legislation was brought to parliament through the upper house, following a non-compulsory, non-binding postal survey in which 61.6 per cent of people voted Yes.
Thursday was set to be a historic day for gay marriage advocates in Australia, with same-sex marriage expected to pass in the late afternoon.
In moving scenes, the entire parliament burst into song after the bill passed, belting out the lyrics to the "I Am Australian" song: "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".
A review into religious freedom will report in March, which could lead to further law changes.
The law is likely to take effect in around a month, after royal assent and other formalities are completed, according to The Washington Times.
"What a day, what a day for love, for equality, for respect", he said.
"This is Australia - fair, diverse and filled with respect".
"Equality isn't in our legal birthright of every Australian and this equality is long overdue", added Mr Shorten.
The 35-year-old actor who has a huge following of 20 million on Instagram, will be seen in more global projects. The actor has topped the list of 50 Sexiest Asian Women, a poll conducted by London-based weekly Eastern Eye .
Remember: Swift embraced the snake emoji in the buildup to her new record after being indirectly called one by Kardashian-West. The recording went viral and also ended up on an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians .
The Skirball Cultural Center is also closed, and the center tweeted that ticket holders for "Noah's Ark" will be issued refunds. The blazes brought evacuation orders for almost 200,000 people, destroyed almost 200 homes and have remained mostly out control.
The slightly iffy bit about the Apple TV is the choice of native apps in the Apple TV App Store, which still isn't all that great. Both Amazon Prime Video and YouTube are available on Roku, a streaming stick not manufactured by tech industry behemoths.
The newly-discovered black hole is part of a quasar , meaning it sits at the center of a cloud of gas that it's slowly swallowing. That dates it to a time when the first stars started to light up the inky blackness of the early universe.
The will-he, won't-he story of Giancarlo Stanton's offseason continues to be carried by national baseball reporters. Meanwhile the Yankees, tempted as they may be, are convinced they'll get there without adding such a weapon.
Twice Pruitt has been named a finalist for the Broyles Award, which goes annually to the top college football assistant coach. The story began to pick up steam when Tennessee appeared to have hired Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano .
Transport networks face widespread disruption and power cuts are possible as a result of the extreme weather, the forecaster said. Winds are forecast to strengthen across parts of Britain on Wednesday ahead of the arrival of Storm Caroline.
The outage follows a similar problem for Facebook Messenger on November 30, when users reported being unable to send messages. It's now only available in the United States while it is being trialled and you can also only access it via an IOS device.
European airlines generate the second-most revenue when compared by region and made $9.8 billion in net profits this year. A strong upcycle in the cargo markets will also support the expected profit improvement next year, it added.
How to Play the New Zelda DLC Right Now
For more information about what is included in the Expansion Pass, visit http://www.zelda.com/breath-of-the-wild/expansion-pass . The second DLC pack is now available for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , available as part of the Expansion Pass .
Why Do I Need Two Instagram Apps?
Instagram Direct is now available only in Chile, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Turkey and Uruguay. Installing Direct will remove the messaging functionality from the main Instagram app.
Conservative Arizona Rep. Trent Franks resigning
The lawmaker has not yet confirmed or denied the resignation rumors, but Franks is expected to make a statement later on Thursday. He sought to clarify the comment, saying later-term abortions linked to pregnancies caused by rape are infrequent.
Flu season is nothing to sneeze at
For the elderly or others who are especially vulnerable, a doctor may prescribe an antiviral medication to help lesson symptoms. Don't underestimate how sick flu can make you, Mills cautioned. "It hits you like a freight train", she said.
Amazon launches Prime programme in Singapore
Amazon have launched Prime in Singapore offering free delivery on millions of products along with streaming media benefits. Though everything points to an eventual local Amazon online store, he remained mum about their plans.
Steinhoff shares plunge 60% as CEO Markus Jooste quits
It is being reported Steinhoff did not tell investors about transactions amounting to almost $1 billion (R13,5-billion). In October, Steinhoff bought back 78 million shares, a deal handled by Johannesburg-based PSG Capital.