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Victoria to ‘urgently’ fix law that stops sexual assault survivors speaking out – The Guardian

State attorney general Jill Hennessy promises the majority of victims will not need a court order to go public



Victoria will introduce amendments before the end of 2020 to urgently fix legislation that is preventing sexual assault survivors from speaking publicly without first getting a court order.
The states attorney general, Jill Hennessy, announced on Friday that legislation would be fast-tracked to ensure the majority of victims would not require a court order to speak out if they have given informed consent to being identified.
A law change that came into effect in February introduced a requireme…

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