Legislative Council: Tuesday, September 06, 2022


Gay Conversion Therapy Breaches

49 The Hon. S.G. WADE ().6 July 2022).

1. In December 2019, the Chief Psychiatrist issued a memorandum to public health mental health services, restricting gay conversion therapy in SA Health services. Since this directive was issued, have there been any breaches of the directive identified?

2. If so, what was the nature of each breach and what action was taken in relation to each breach?

The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Attorney-General, Minister for Industrial Relations and Public Sector): The Minister for Health and Wellbeing has advised:

No breaches have yet been identified.