In submissions to a high court challenge, government says Mathias Cormann ‘unaware of any proposal’ to conduct survey when budget was delivered

The allocation of $122m to the postal survey on same-sex marriage has “no effect on rights” of Australian citizens and the survey itself has no “immediate consequences”, the Turnbull government has claimed.

The claims are contained in the commonwealth’s submissions, written by solicitor-general Stephen Donaghue, for the defence in the high court challenges to the postal survey.

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