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Australian health professionals are urging the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to collect data on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status in the next Census. Described as a broad coalition of health and wellbeing NGOs, the group made their requests in a statement that has been endorsed other organisations...
The Australian police force in the state of Victoria has made a formal apology to the rainbow community for its historical enforcement of former anti-gay laws that had outlawed consensual sex between adult males in the state. The apology which was made by Police Chief Commissioner, Graham Ashton, was given...
With just one week left to go before the Victoria state election, the Victoria Labor party has pledged a number of significant reforms for the Victorian GLBT community including the introduction of a gender and sexuality commissioner in an effort to tackle discrimination and homophobia if it wins next Saturday's...
Australian Labor leader Bill Shorten says that he "cannot stand silent" when religion is used to discriminate against GLBT people.  In a speech delivered to the Australian Christian Lobby national conference in Canberra, Bill Shorten has come out swinging against religious belief being used as a means to justify discrimination against...
The Australian state of New Wales has just passed a bill to extinguish historic gay sex convictions.  The Criminal Records Amendment (Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill 2014 was passed unanimously through the NSW Parliament today. The NSW bill establishes a scheme enabling people convicted of consensual homosexual conduct, prior to decriminalisation in...

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