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Healthway grants provide mental health support to WA’s LGBTQI community

Tackling suicide by providing better mental health support will be the focus of two research grants to support Western Australia's LGBTQI community.Murdoch University has received a $70,050 Healthway grant for a mental health research project which aims to understand the mental health needs of those who identify as both Aboriginal

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Parliamentary year of action for Attorney General

Attorney General John Quigley has brought about some of the most significant reforms to justice legislation in Western Australia since the March State election. These include legislation to expunge convictions for historical LGBTIQ offences and giving the Corruption and Crime Commission powers to pursue organised crime targets over unexplained wealth. Western Australia's

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WA moves to expunge convictions for historical LGBTIQ offences

The McGowan Labor Government has introduced legislation into State Parliament to implement a scheme for the expungement of historical convictions against LGBTIQ people for consensual conduct that would not be illegal today.Consensual homosexual activity was for many years a criminal offence in Western Australia under various provisions of the Criminal

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Legalising same-sex marriage will help reduce high rates of suicide among young people in Australia

Australia remains the only English-speaking country in the developed world not to legally recognise same-sex marriage. If the upcoming postal survey indicates public support for marriage equality, a conscience vote will be held in parliament. If not, it’s unlikely that same-sex couples will be able to marry for as long

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14th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue

Australia and Vietnam held their 14th Annual Human Rights Dialogue in Canberra on 10 August 2017. The two sides engaged in robust and constructive dialogue discussing a wide range of human rights issues.Australia reiterated its recognition of Vietnam’s significant progress and achievements made in enhancing social and economic rights over

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