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ruperttrepur added an entry to Australia.
Same-sex adoption: Legal from Apr 20, 2018 to 0000.
Adoption is not a federal law and is state-based. Since April 2018, same-sex couples can adopt children in all jurisdictions within Australia.
ruperttrepur added an entry to Victoria.
Conversion therapy: Banned from Jan 2, 2017 to 0000.
The Health Complaints Bill 2016 bans all conversion therapies and received royal assent on 5 May 2016, coming into force 2 February 2017. The Health Commissioner's office, as created under the original act, received strengthened powers granted on 28 February 2018.
ruperttrepur added an entry to Victoria.
Same-sex adoption: Legal from Sep 1, 2016 to 0000.
Adoption by same-sex couples legal since 1 September 2016 under the Adoption Amendment (Adoption by Same-Sex Couples) Act 2015.
ruperttrepur added an entry to Victoria.
Same-sex marriage: Legal from Dec 9, 2017 to 0000.
Following a nation-wide postal vote, 61.6% of Australians voted 'Yes' for Same-sex Marriage in November 2017. The Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017 subsequently passed parliament on 7th December and was given Royal Assent on 8th December, coming into effect from 9th December 2017, Australia-wide (including Victoria).