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Labor says Morrison showed a lack of leadership on conversion therapy

Labor says Morrison showed a lack of leadership on conversion therapy

The opposition has described Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s brush off of concerns about gay conversion therapy as a failure of leadership. In a joint media release from Catherine King the Shadow Health Minister, Julie Collins, Labor’s spokesperson on Mental Health and Equality spokesperson Senator Louise Pratt (pictured) said the opposition voiced it’s support for banning […]

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Federal Labor promises to ban gay conversion therapy

Federal Labor promises to ban gay conversion therapy

Labor’s Shadow Minister for Health, Catherine King, says a Shorten government would move to outlaw discredited gay conversion therapies. Currently only Victoria has legislation outlawing the practice, but King says a Shorten Labor government would work with all states and territories to bring in the relevant legislation. “Gay conversion therapy is discredited and dangerous,” King […]

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Bill Shorten will commit funding to tackling HIV in Australia

Bill Shorten will commit funding to tackling HIV in Australia

Labor leader Bill Shorten is expected to make a major funding commitment to tackling HIV. The Brisbane Times has reported that the Opposition Leader will announce a $53 million dollar commitment to supporting peak HIV organisations, expanding PrEP trials and addressing the growing rate of new cases of HIV in aboriginal communities. Labor’s health spokesperson […]

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