SAME-SEX marriage is once again in the spotlight.
Around the world, Ireland and United States made international headlines this year when they joined the list of countries that allowed same-sex marriage.
The Coalition party room voted against having a conscience vote on same-sex marriage by about 60 votes to 30 on Tuesday night.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has thrown an olive branch to supporters of same-sex marriage, announcing the Coalition will look at holding a referendum or plebiscite on same-sex marriage to solve the issue once and for all.
But should it come to a public vote? Or should the government decide the meaning of marriage?
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The poll has been shared on the websites of The Wimmera Mail-Times, The Bendigo Advertiser, The Courier in Ballarat, The Border Mail in Albury-Wodonga, and The Standard in Warrnambool. The results will be collated and shared on Thursday.