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Change or suppression practices: Prevention and response workshop

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This program will explore and explain the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Act 2021.

It helps participants to identify change or suppression practices and to identify ways to minimise their occurrence.

We recommend completing the two-hour, ‘Understanding gender identity and sexual orientation workshop’ before this session.


Suitable for any organisation that should plan to prevent change or suppression practices and for individuals wanting to develop a deeper understanding of the Act.

Tuesday 12 July 2022 (10am–1pm)

Tuesday 13 September 2022 (10am–1pm)

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Three hours

Live interactive workshop with supporting resources – via Zoom


Key learning objectives

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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Level 3, 204 Lygon Street Carlton Victoria 3053

General enquiries

1300 891 848

Enquiry line
1300 292 153 or (03) 9032 3583

1300 152 494

NRS Voice Relay
1300 555 727 then use 1300 292 153

Media enquiries
0447 526 642

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as First Australians and recognises their culture, history, diversity and deep connection to the land.

We acknowledge that the Commission is on the land of the Kulin Nation and pay our respects to Elders past and present.