8 weeks, 1 question: Australia's same sex marriage survey

Updated 0209 GMT (1009 HKT) November 16, 2017

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Australians voted "overwhelmingly" to legalize same-sex marriage in results released November 15. Read the news story here. Scroll down to see Melissa and Ebony's response.

(CNN)Like many Australians, Melissa Chomel wants to marry the person she loves.

She's been looking at wedding dresses online for months, picked a wedding car, but can't decide between a church service or beach ceremony.
But there's no point in making firm plans yet, because she doesn't know if the government will allow her to marry.
You see, Melissa is in love with her girlfriend Ebony.
Melissa and Ebony want to get married.
Since September, Australians have been voting in a divisive postal survey to decide whether or not same-sex couples should be allowed to wed.