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Moves to criminalise ‘conversion’ therapy in ACT

The ACT Government is working hard to criminalise “dangerous and abhorrent” sexuality and gender identity conversion practices in the Territory.

ACTCOSS welcomes elder abuse laws amid legal profession objections

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has welcomed the ACT Government’s move to introduce specific offences for elder abuse, reforms that have drawn the ire of the ACT’s legal profession. The bill,...

Emergency response: ACT Government seeks to amend 36 pieces of legislation

A suite of COVID-19 emergency response legislation has been brought before the Legislative Assembly today with amendments deemed “crucial and urgent”.

ACT legal profession slams new elder abuse laws

The ACT legal profession is unhappy with new reforms introduced into the Legislative Assembly today, Thursday 7 May, which will see organisations and carers criminally liable for the abuse or exploitation of...

Dangerous dog legislation back in focus

The Canberra Liberals have presented an exposure draft of new animal welfare laws to the ACT Legislative Assembly.