A result in the Australian Same-sex Marriage Postal Survey will be known on the morning of November 15, 2017 following the High Court dismissing a challenge to the survey today.

In a win for the Turnbull Government, that had claimed it was legal to conduct this survey through the Australian Bureau of Statistics, it now paves the way for a two-month campaign.

In a statement, the Government have declared they will move swiftly to produce legislation to provide additional relevant safeguards that will allow for a fair and proper conducted campaign.

The moment the Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten is notified of the High Court decision
The moment the Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten is notified of the High Court decision(Fairfax Media)

Once all survey forms have been returned by 7 November, the result will be announced at 11.30am on 15 November which, if a yes vote passes, will provide the Government with the impetus to have a free vote in the parliament on the issue.