Here's how Gold Coasters voted on marriage equality

Each federal electorate broken down

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It's a resounding yes for marriage equality in Australia, with the ABS revealing 61.6 percent of Australians have voted for allowing same-sex couples to marry.

But how did the Gold Coast vote in the postal plebiscite?

Here's a breakdown of each federal electorate:


Yes - 68.3%
No - 36.2%

Includes Ashmore, Benowa, Broadbeach, Broadbeach Waters, Bundall, Carrara, Main Beach, Mermaid Beach, Mermaid Waters and Surfers Paradise, as well as parts of Miami, Nerang, Southport and Worongary.
MP - Steven Ciobo


Yes - 65.5%
No - 34.5%

Includes Coolangatta, Tugun, Currumbin, Elanora, Palm Beach, Burleigh Heads, Robina, Varsity Lakes, Merrimac, Clear Island Waters, Mudgeeraba, Currumbin Valley and Tallebudgera Valley.
MP - Karen Andrews



Yes - 61.8%
No - 38.2%

Includes Alberton, Arundel, Biggera Waters, Coombabah, Coomera, Gaven, Helensvale, Hope Island, Labrador, Molendinar, Paradise Point, Parkwood, Runaway Bay, Stapylton and Woongoolba, as well as parts of Ormeau, Oxenford, Pacific Pines, Pimpama and Southport.
MP - Stuart Robert


Yes - 60.5%
No - 39.5%

Includes Beenleigh, Loganholme, Ormeau Hills, Upper Coomera, as well as parts of Loganlea and Ormeau.
MP - Bert van Manen


Yes - 67.9%
No - 32.1%

Includes Ballina, Bangalow, Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay, Hastings Point, Kingscliff, Lennox Head, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads.
MP - Justine Elliot

Matt Petropoulos

15 November 2017

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