Can civil celebrants refuse to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies?

Can civil celebrants refuse to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies?

A:

No. All civil celebrants must uphold anti-discrimination laws and cannot unlawfully discriminate against couples, including same-sex couples. Existing civil celebrants that wish to conduct marriages in accordance with religious beliefs can elect to be registered as religious marriage celebrants.  

 

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