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Change or suppression practices: Information briefing

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This briefing will explore and explain the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Act 2021 and is suitable for general awareness of the Act.


Anyone who would like to know more about this law

Tuesday 29 March 2022 (midday–1.15pm)
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Tuesday 12 April 2022 (5pm–6.15pm)
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Tuesday 21 June 2022 (11am–12.15pm)
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Wednesday 14 September 2022 (5pm–6.15pm)
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One hour



Key learning objectives

In this briefing, participants will:

  • be briefed on the purpose of the Act and its objectives
  • learn what is a change or suppression practice under the Act
  • understand the harm caused by change or suppression practices
  • identify remedies that can be taken when someone has experienced a change or suppression practice
  • consider how to prevent harm and minimise vicarious liability.

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We are the experts in Victoria’s Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities (2006), the Equal Opportunity Act (2010) and the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Act (2021).

Our courses can help you and your organisation develop, adopt and drive leading practice on equal opportunity and human rights, and prevent discrimination.

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