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Equality Australia

Equality Australia – LGBTIQA+ advocates welcome end of ‘Gender Reassignment Board’, urge WA Government to go further

17 April 2024 – WA and national LGBTIQA+ groups have today welcomed the introduction of a Bill abolishing the WA Gender Reassignment Board, but say that the long-awaited gender recognition reforms should go further to recognise all trans and gender diverse people.  The WA Births, Deaths and Marriages Reform Amendment (Sex or Gender Changes) Bill […]

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OUTInPerth

OUTInPerth – Queer Liberation Boorloo: “Reforms fall short”

Queer Liberation Boorloo has welcomed the government’s long-awaited announcement on gender reassignment reforms. “The reforms will undoubtedly make it easier for queer people to amend their records to accurately reflect who they are and improve access to equal opportunity protections.” said the group’s spokesperson Alex Wallace (pictured). “Grassroots pressure and a united front among activists […]

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OUTInPerth

OUTInPerth – WA’s Equal opportunity law reform has to wait for Canberra

Western Australia’s Attorney General John Quigley has revealed that updates to Western Australia’s equal opportunity legislation is on the backburner because the Cook government waiting for the Albanese federal government. Rights advocates say it’s time for WA’s Labor government to stop “dithering” and get on with bringing in much needed reforms. Earlier today Premier Roger […]

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Equality Australia

Equality Australia – Cass Review out-of-line with medical consensus and lacks relevance in Australian context

10 April, 2024 – England’s Cass review ignores the consensus of major medical bodies around the world and lacks relevance within an Australian context, say medical practitioners, trans advocates, parents and human rights groups.  The Cass review downplays the risk of denying treatment to young people with gender dysphoria and limits their options by placing […]

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