The High Court has struck down the challenges to the same-sex marriage ballot, clearing the way for voting papers to start going out next week.
The court’s decision was handed down at 2:15pm (AEST) while Question Time was on in federal parliament. Malcolm Turnbull received the result via a text.
It comes as a huge relief to the government, which would have been left scratching for a back-up plan if the ballot had been declared unconstitutional.
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