*Age Of Consent & Legal Sexual Activity for the State of Queensland, Australia - A campaign to remove our Sodomy Law (which was enacted in 1990).

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6th July 2005 Letter from Attorney-General Rod Welford, advising that he has considered my 21 June 2005 email and my 6th June 2005 letter with attachments in which I had highlighted the severe and increasing risk of HIV infection which is presented to youth as a direct consequence of the Queensland Sodomy Law. Regardless of the risk to youth, the Attorney-General reiterates that The Government has no current plans to amend these laws.


 

Queensland Government

The Honourable Rod Welford MP

Attorney-General

Minister For Justice

 

In reply please quote: 2005/03145

 

06 July 2005

 

Mr John Frame

82 Main Avenue

WAVELL HEIGHTS

Attorney-Generat

Minister for justice

OLD 4012

 

Dear Mr Frame

 

Thank you for your letter dated 6 June 2005 and your email dated 21 June 2005,

seeking reform of Queensland's sodomy laws.

 

The Government has no current plans to amend these laws.

 

Thank for your continued interest in this important issue.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Rod Welford MP

 

 

18th floor State Law Building

50 Ann Street Brisbane

GP0 Box 149 Brisbane

Queensland 4001 Australia

 

Telephone +61 7 3239 3478

Facsimile +61 7 3220 2475

Email Attorney@ministerial.qld.gov.au

Website www.justice.qld.gov.au