But Mr Turnbull on Tuesday warned Australians would not welcome moves to wind back anti-discrimination protections.
In a further rebuke, he said while parliamentarians would be entitled to put forward and debate amendments, he believed ideas such as Senator Paterson's "would have virtually no prospect of getting through the Parliament".
"They can be debated ... but they shouldn't be confused with this bill which is created to deliver marriage equality".
Sen. Dean Smith, a member of the ruling Liberal Party (which is actually conservative), drafted a bill with bipartisan support that would give religious officials the power to refuse to marry same-sex couples.
"There won't be a government position, there won't be a party position", Senator Cormann said.
"If you are a gay man or a gay woman and you go into a florist and say "I'd like to buy a bunch of flowers", it's just wrong and illegal for florist to say "I don't" serve gay people" just as it would be wrong or illegal for the florist to say to an indigenous person "I don't serve indigenous people'".
"If it's legally and morally wrong to discriminate against one gay person, I don't know how it becomes right to discriminate against two".
The senator also argues it would preserve the freedoms of all Australians.
The bill would also allow parents to remove their children from any classes they believed contained content that did not meet their beliefs about marriage.
Australians will finally learn the result of a controversial national poll on same-sex marriage Wednesday, with an expected "yes" vote set to unleash a divisive debate over how then to enshrine marriage equality into law.
"There will be a debate about how wide the exemptions would be, some would have them narrowly cast and some more broadly cast".
Ultimately it was up to parliament to decide which bill was the "vehicle to facilitate" the parliamentary debate.
Eight in 10 Australians have had their say in the government survey.
Senator Smith last night exclusively told The Sunday Times his Marriage Amendment (Definitions and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017 would be tabled in Parliament the next day.
"If the result is yes, our politicians will need to follow through on a yes result by passing a fair bill that supports true equality".
Almost eight in 10 Australians who received survey forms have had their say with a result to be announced at 10am on Wednesday - if it's a "yes", same-sex marriage could be debated in parliament this week, if not, we'll have to wait for a new government before it's discussed again.
Barnum, and this original musical explores Barnum's founding of the legendary Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The Oscar-winning team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul ( La La Land ) wrote the film's original songs.
The CRM provider reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.24. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 49,913 shares in the company, valued at $4,629,430.75.
The accused who escaped from the scene after receiving a few blows was reportedly picked up police on Tuesday. Induja's uncle said that Ashok was stalking Induja since her father went overseas for some work.
Livingston, widely considered one of the league's top backups, is averaging 4.5 points, 2.2 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game. Curry will hope to be back for the Warriors' next game against Thursday against the Celtics.
The travel order would have barred various travelers from Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad, Somalia, North Korea and Venezuela . District Judge Theodore Chuang, who has also blocked the ban for people who did not have a "bona fide" U.S. connection.
The Flash piece shows a pretty similar costume design to what has been seen in the film, just with a more damaged looking texture. Justice League composer Danny Elfman hid a fun little moment in the film's score and briefly spoke with us about the easter egg.
Asian leaders banked on the fact that flattery works - and they were right. "So we'll be making a major statement on Wednesday". Together, we have, in our power, to finally liberate this region, and the world, from this very serious nuclear business.
Sizemore has said for years that his drug problems, including a 2007 arrest for methamphetamine possession, began as a teenager. In a statement to the Hollywood Reporter on November 13, Sizemore's agent Stephen Rice said, " Our position is 'no comment '".
Markle, meanwhile, has been rumored to leave the series since it was revealed that she's dating Prince Harry in 2016. Gina Torres, who left as a series regular after Season 6, has made guest appearances in the current season.
No matter what label you put on it there is absolute need and there is harm being done, ' she said on Sunday. It is understood about 120 asylum seekers have left the facility since it was closed on October 31.
Soldier, militant killed in Kashmir gunfight
Srinagar :An army man and a militant were killed in ongoing gunfight in Kulgam district of southern Kashmir on Tuesday. However, when the security forces were moving towards particular area, militants opened fire, they said.
Tesco's £3.7bn takeover of Booker given green light
CMA said, "This is a provisional decision and the CMA is now inviting further comment and evidence before coming to a final view". The CMA's findings are surprising given its previous concerns over the deal, which was first announced in January.
Injury-cursed Bale suffers new setback
Gareth Bale has been hit by yet another injury setback, casting further doubts over his future in the Spanish capital. However, he has remained at Madrid and has continued to enjoy great success in the UEFA Champions League .
UN Passes 2018 Olympic Truce
Speaking in support of the truce's adoption was former South Korean figure skater and gold medalist Kim Yu-na. In his remarks, the President of the United Nations General Assembly H.E.
Korean leader urges regional efforts to denuclearize N. Korea
Plans on the way to hold another Commemorative Summit in 2019 to celebrate the 30 Anniversary of ASEAN-ROK dialogue relations. Moon meanwhile said he hoped to further enhance Korea-ASEAN relations. "Let us both work hard to recover lost time".
Kandahar attack: 40 Taliban insurgents killed
Taliban fighters have increasingly used night-vision goggles since at least August 2016, according to The Washington Post . The country's southern provinces have seen a rise in violence against Afghan forces recently.
Google Doodle Celebrating Hole Punch 131st anniversary
While not quite as indispensable as the stapler, the hole puncher has been a staple of business offices for more than a century. Later adjustments would consolidate a repository in the base to help gather the roundabout confetti abandoned by the procedure.