Marisa Paterson to introduce affirmative consent laws to ACT Legislative Assembly

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
Updated February 6 2022 - 10:07pm, first published 6:45pm
ACT Labor backbencher Marisa Paterson will on Tuesday introduce a bill to strengthen the ACT's consent laws. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

A bill to introduce an affirmative model of consent into ACT law has received backing from Grace Tame and Brittany Higgins, who has labelled it as a turning point for the territory.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

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