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For the dissenting opinion of Coalition senators see pages Tony Gwynn Jr. Until , the death penalty remained on the statute books for sodomy in the southern state of Victoria, but bold legislative change did eventually come in September , when South Australia declared that male homosexuality would no longer be a crime.