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ACT government passes affirmative consent laws

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
Updated May 5 2022 - 9:36am, first published 6:30am
Labor backbencher Marisa Paterson's consent bill has passed the ACT Legislative Assembly. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The ACT Legislative Assembly has passed reforms to strengthen consent laws, with affirmative consent now clearly defined in the territory's Crimes Act.

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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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