Advocates have called for other states to follow Victoria’s lead in criminalising anti-LGBTQA+ conversion practices.
The tennis star turned preacher will receive a second Australia Day honour.
Pope Francis has stated his support for same-sex unions.
The Australian Government has announced millions of dollars in funding for school chaplains.
“The Education Amendment Bill would effectively restrict the ability of these students to attend school.”
Advocates say they will lobby other states to enact stronger laws.
Trans and intersex workers are not protected by the Fair Work Act.
Pressure is continuing for the Australian government to scrap the controversial bill.
As Brazil scraps its limitations on gay blood donation, Australia is set to reduce the deferral period.
"The pandemic is a time when we should unite in the face of a common problem, not further divide the community as this bill would."
"Ignoring the likely transphobia behind this incident sends a message to trans sportspeople and police that the authorities don't care about the prejudice and discrimination they face."
More gay and bisexual men may soon be allowed to donate blood in Australia.
Indonesian authorities are not bringing murder charges over the hate crime.
“At a time of crisis like this, we can't allow old prejudices to get in the way of saving lives."
“The federal government is more interested in pushing laws allowing discrimination in the name of religion than protecting children from discrimination.”
Advocates have welcomed the proposed law to criminalise the practice.