Ahead of next week’s state budget, the Victorian Government has revealed it will spend $15 million creating Australia’s first Pride Centre in Melbourne.
The ‘Illegal Love’ exhibition will feature expansive content covering the history of decriminalisation in Victoria and the road to gay law reform.
In light of the recent debate around whether or not the Safe Schools Coalition should have a presence in schools around the country, community advocates and supporters rallied in defence of it.
A new, approved bill in Victoria enables allows international same-sex couples to be legally recognised by the state. It will also allow same-sex couples to hold ceremonies when registering their relationships.
Just over a year after Victorian Parliament became the first state to pass gay sex conviction expungement laws, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a formal state apology is now in order.
The Victoria Greens have announced a draft bill that seeks to improve the protection and rights of LGBTI people, and are now hoping to consult with the community.
A Victorian Greens MP has moved an amendment to enable same-sex couples to hold a ceremony when registering their relationships, a move the Labor Party has seen as unnecessary.