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Western Australia’s conversion therapy ban

13 December 2022

8:00 AM

13 December 2022

8:00 AM

media statement made by the McGowan government on December 1, indicates the Labor-majority government is set to introduce a bill to criminalise LGBTQ+ conversion practices. This legislation will likely echo legislation already in place within Victoria, ACT, and Queensland and will set the trend for other states to follow, to the detriment of many, including religious citizens and medical/psychological practitioners around the nation along with LGBTQ+ persons themselves who wish to ‘convert back’.

According to the media statement, ‘accredited health professionals who provide lawful and ethical care will not be included in the ban’ however, health professionals are bound by their...

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