The Act amended several other state laws to recognise co-mothers as legal parents of children born through donor insemination and ensure birth certificates allow both mothers to be recognised. 119 The Civil Partnerships Act 2011 allowed for same-sex couples who are Queensland residents to enter into a civil partnership. The legislation passed by a vote of 47 to 40, with those against including four votes from the Australian Labor Party.
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