ACT stealthing law, outlawing non-consensual condom removal during sex, passes in Australian first

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated October 8 2021 - 3:02am, first published October 7 2021 - 8:45am
Opposition Leader Elizabeth Lee. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The removal of a condom during sex without consent will be specifically outlawed after a new law brought forward by the opposition passed in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday, in what the Canberra Liberals said was an Australian first.


Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.