*Age Of Consent & Legal Sexual Activity for the State of
(1) requested an
official Ministerial response to the finalised
calling for Sodomy Law Reform, which had been
referred to her office on
(2) requested a response to several earlier requests for a representative community group meeting with the Attorney-General.
However the Attorney-General’s response fails to address either of these points and merely reiterates that “the Government has no plans to alter the applicable law at this time.”
On the afternoon of the day I received this letter,
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Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
The Honourable Linda Lavarch MP
Member for Kurwongba
In reply please quote: 2005/06853 J/05/05422
Mr John Frame
WAVELL HIS QLD 4012
Dear Mr Frame
Thank you for your letter dated
The Honourable Linda Lavarch MP, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, has asked me to reply to you on her behalf.
I am aware that the Attorney-General has written to you on this issue in response to your email dated 29 July. The Attorney is cognizant of the strong views held by you and many others for the need for reform and is conscious of the issues surrounding access to safe sex information and equality before the law.
As previously advised, the Government has no plans to alter the applicable law at this time. The Attorney-General will take your comments and views into consideration in future reviews in this area.
Senior Policy Advisor
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