reported by Reuters. Bolger nodded and mouthed the word “YES” to a thunderous applause from on-lookers. While the couple are already wearing engagement they chose now to make their decision public as they anticipate the passage of legislation that would recognize their partnership in the eyes of the law. Gay marriage is expected to be legalized through Australia in the coming days as the country’s House of Representatives is orchestrating the remaining details to remove the marriage limitation. This bill was set up following a vote last month in which a majority of Australia’s voters called for across the board same-sex marriage. The couple’s proposal received international praise as numerous outlets throughout the world picked up the feel-good story showing Australia’s progress on LGBTQ issues. Watch above via Good Morning America. [image via screengrab] Follow the author on Twitter (@calebecarma).