Go to top of page

Homosexual law reform in Australia



The current status of laws addressing homosexuality are discussed, particularly the treatment of male homosexuals in different jurisdictions. Topics covered include decriminalisation, equal opportunity legislation, debate on homosexual law reform, the criminalisation of homosexuality, public opinion, and changing the law.

Cite article

Bull M, Pinto S & Wilson P. 1991. Homosexual law reform in Australia. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 29. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi29