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Human Rights Week 2020: Rights in recovery
In a year like no other, the unfamiliar environment and extreme circumstances Victorians have experienced have raised public consciousness and discussion of human rights. Human Rights Week this year is an opportunity for Victorians to reflect on the lessons from the year that was, and explore how a human rights led recovery could help us create a more equal, sustainable and resilient future.
Independent review of Ambulance Victoria announced
The Commission will examine discrimination and sexual harassment within Ambulance Victoria as a part of an independent review requested by Ambulance Victoria Chair Ken Lay and Ambulance Victoria CEO Associate Professor Tony Walker.
Commission welcomes introduction of the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill 2020
Introduced the the Victorian Parliament on 25 November, the Bill proposes criminal penalties and a civil response scheme for dealing with instances of LGBTQ change or suppression practices, an important step towards preventing and responding to harm still being inflicted on LGBTQ Victorians.