Tasmanian Greens give Federal government ultimatum on gay marriage

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Tasmania could become the first state to formally express their support for gay marriage when Tasmanian parliament votes on the issue this week.

Tasmanian Greens leader Nick McKim has introduced a motion in support of marriage equality, calling on the Federal government to allow gay marriage.Mr McKim has said that if the federal government does not recognize gay marriage by the end of the year, he will fight for it to be enshrined in Tasmanian law.

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