This morning the Australian Bureau of Statistics released the results of the same-sex marriage survey conducted earlier this year – of a 79.5% turnout of eligible Australians, 61.6% said 'Yes' to the question of whether the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry.

In this Quick Comment podcast, the Lowy Institute's Executive Director Michael Fullilove, Research Associate Bonnie Bley and I discussed the result and what it means for Australia's place in the world and its international reputation.