ABS to start mailing out same-sex marriage postal survey forms today

People can expect to start receiving their same-sex marriage postal survey forms in the mail any day now, with the Australian Bureau of Statistics today starting to send out the forms.

The ABS has also released a sample of the survey form, which will be mailed to the address of every eligible Australian enrolled on the Commonwealth Electoral Roll.

Survey forms should be received by 25 September, after being mailed in a staggered delivery schedule over a two week period.


The package containing the survey form will include a Reply Paid envelope and instructions on how to complete the form – which of course, asks the all-important question: “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?”


People are being encouraged to try and complete the form as soon as they receive it and mail it back in the Reply Paid envelope straight away.