NSW Government To Delay Gay Conversion Ban Until 2024

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11/24/2023

The NSW Government will delay the ban on gay conversion practices till next year, to allow more time for additional consultations with conversion survivors. First reported by Sydney Morning Herald on Friday, November 24, lobbyists and members of Parliament made requests to Premier Chris Minns to take further precautions towards the ban. This announcement comes a month after a NSW Government spokesperson said that the ban would be introduced by the end of the year. Urgent Reforms To Be ‘Done Carefully’ In a letter to Minns, Independent Sydney MP Alex Greenwich requested the reforms be given more time for the bans to provide “the best opportunity to prevent LGBTQ conversion practices and reduce associated harm.”

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