Video: 'I still call Australia home…ophobic' - Tim Minchin mocks Australian same-sex marriage vote




Crooning 'I still call Australia home...ophobic', musical comic Tim Minchin has wittily adapted a beloved Aussie anthem into a mocking take on the marriage equality debate across the Tasman.

Minchin posted his own parody version of the Peter Allen song I Still Call Australia Home on Facebook, and it's already reached over 900,000 views in a matter of hours.

The song adds Minchin's own critical voice to the much maligned postal vote plebiscite ordered to determine marriage equality in Australia.

"I'm always traveling but wherever I stay, people love Aussies and they generally say, they think we're kind fun and funny, tall tanned and toned... and a little bit racist, and a little bit home... -ophobic," Minchin sings.   

"It's bad enough these polly arseholes pass discriminatory laws, now we're forced to dance the plebiscite jig." 

With polls showing most Australian's support marriage equality, the Government has nevertheless decided to proceed with a postal vote plebiscite to determine whether a marriage equality bill will be presented to parliament. 

The cost of the postal vote is estimated to be $122 million.

The opposition Labor Party has been arguing parliament should vote on a marriage equality bill proposed by the Government.

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