The controversial defence allows people accused of murder to claim provocation by unwanted sexual advance.
The changes will lead to an increase of young people accessing important sexual health services without fear of arrest
Along with vigils, World AIDS Day in Queensland was marked by the announcement that along with Queensland Positive People and four other NGOs, the Queensland AIDS Council will share in $8m in HIV funding. This will see a partial restoration in funding following cuts made to the organisation three years ago.
Lockyer state Coalition MP Ian Rickuss has been criticised for calling a government MP and others “drag queens” during debate over a bill in Queensland Parliament on Wednesday.