Queensland Anti-Discrimination Commissioner
Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland
Commission Queensland is an independent statutory authority which
Anti-Discrimination Act 1991. The
preamble to the Act describes it as: “An Act to promote equality of opportunity for everyone by
protecting them from unfair discrimination in certain areas of activity and
from sexual harassment and certain associated objectionable conduct.”
April 2007 at the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Commission offices,
Cnr Cribb Street and Coronation Drive,
Transcript of “Equal Age Of Consent Reform DVD” video
Interview and transcript
by John Frame, Ph: (07) 3350 1562
statement of support for equal age of consent reform in Queensland.
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Hello, I’m Susan Booth, Queensland’s
The current provisions of the Criminal Code that impose different
ages when people can lawfully participate in sexual intercourse are not consistent with the
objects of the Anti-Discrimination Act. These laws discriminate on the basis of
The Anti-Discrimination Act requires that everyone should be equal before the law
– and that includes equal benefit of the law, without discrimination.
I support the removal of the provisions that discriminate
against same sex attracted young people.
Susan Booth, Thank you very much.
(end of interview)