LGBT Advocates Call On NSW Police, Government To Implement Gay Hate Inquiry’s Recommendations


LGBTQI advocates have called on the NSW government and NSW Police force to fully implement the recommendations by a special commission of inquiry into LGBTQI hate crime deaths. Out gay Sydney MP Alex Greenwich called the commission’s report “sobering” for police and other government agencies. “I urge them to embrace the opportunity for positive reforms and not excuse the past,” said Greenwich. Nineteen Recommendations Earlier this month, Supreme Court Justice John Sackar who headed a special commission of inquiry into anti-LGBTQI hate crime deaths in Sydney and NSW, relesed a comprehensive report with 19 recommendations. The commission said that NSW Police and in particular its Unsolved Homicide Team had “much to reflect on with respect to their attitudes to hate crimes against the LGBTIQ community and their capacity to solve cold cases more generally.”

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