Tim Minchin slams the plebiscite as an insult to the public's intelligence

Comedian Tim Minchin Rewrites 'I Still Call Australia Home' For Same Sex Marriage

Comedian Tim Minchin Rewrites 'I Still Call Australia Home' For Same Sex Marriage

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.

Perth music sensation Tim Minchin has entered Australia's same-sex marriage postal vote debate in the only way he knows how - through song.

'I'm always travelling but wherever I stay, people love Aussies and they generally say, they think we're kind, fun and amusing, tall, tanned and toned. and a little bit racist, and a little bit homophobic, ' the comedian croons.

He goes on to sing about Australians having an worldwide reputation as being "a little bit racist", as well as homophobic.

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

He continued to sing: 'Some day, we'll all be together once more, once they do their bloody jobs and just change the f***ing law'. Then Carrie can marry Sally, and Ben can bone Tone, in the marriage bed in their Aussie home. "Your attempt to keep Australia in the past will be a failure, because most of Australia ain't homophobic".

In a statement at the end of the video, Minchin encourages Australians to vote "yes" in the plebiscite, even though he doesn't agree with the method.

The song was recorded on his iPhone last night and uploaded to social media this morning. Polls show that Aussies are overwhelmingly in favour of marriage equality. "But if the horrid thing goes ahead, let's drown the mofos in "yes" votes", he writes.