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Australia Qantas boss Alan Joyce, 53, announces he's set to marry his partner after 20 years together

21:26  02 october  2019
21:26  02 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Qantas boss Alan Joyce has announced he and his long-term partner are set to get married.

The CEO of the Australian airline met New Zealand born Shane Lloyd 20 years ago in Melbourne.

The 53-year-old confirmed the pair will be tying the knot next month at the Museum of Contemporary Art at Sydney's Circular Quay, The Australian reported.

Alan Joyce wearing a suit and tie posing for a picture: The CEO of the Australian airline met New Zealand born Shane Lloyd 20-years ago in Melbourne© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The CEO of the Australian airline met New Zealand born Shane Lloyd 20-years ago in Melbourne

Mr Joyce has previously been secretive about whether or not the couple had already married in his home town in Ireland.

He was a prominent activist in the same-sex marriage proposal survey for Australia in 2017.

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'It was a big relief and there was just all the tears,' he told reporters in London during the opening of a Qantas lounge after the vote.

Alan Joyce talking on a cell phone: Mr Joyce was a prominent activist in the same-sex marriage proposal survey for Australia in 2017© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Mr Joyce was a prominent activist in the same-sex marriage proposal survey for Australia in 2017 'It was an amazing occasion. I'm very proud of Australia. I'm very proud of the country that I've now live in. I was very proud of Ireland two years ago, but I was even prouder of Australia with this result.'

At the time, he said Mr Lloyd hadn't asked him to marry.

'My partner hasn't built up the courage to ask me yet! I'm still waiting for that, so hopefully,' Mr Joyce said.

The jubilant couple currently share a home at The Rocks and also reportedly paid a whopping $5million for a 'holiday house' in Palm Beach.


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