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The Murder Of Dr Duncan And Gay Law Reform In South Australia

The drowning of Dr Duncan in the River Torrens on 10 May 1972 remains one of the state’s most notorious unsolved murders. Come hear this fascinating talk with Historian Tim Reeves, about how this tragedy triggered the first attempt to decriminalise male homosexual acts in Australia, and how South Australia eventually led the nation when it embraced gay law reform in 1975.