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Just.Equal urges AG to consider LGBTIQA+ Human Rights Commissioner

Just.Equal urges AG to consider LGBTIQA+ Human Rights Commissioner

Just.Equal Australia has written to Federal Attorney-General, Mark Dreyfus, asking the Federal Labor Government to uphold its previous commitment to appointment an LGBTIQA+ Human Rights Commissioner. The move comes after Labor voted down a Greens proposal for an LGBTIQA+ Human Rights Commissioner during debate on the Australian Human Rights Act earlier this week. The correspondence quotes Mr […]

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Nominations now open for AHRC Human Rights Awards

Nominations now open for AHRC Human Rights Awards

The Australian Human Rights Commission has announced nominations are now open for the annual Human Rights Awards. The celebration marks extraordinary achievements in the advancement of human rights and equality in Australia. This year’s categories include the Human Rights Medal, Young People’s Human Rights Medal, Community Award and the Law Award. Awarded every year since […]

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Family Court: Trans teens no longer need court approval for treatment

Family Court: Trans teens no longer need court approval for treatment

The Full Court of the Family Court have ruled that young Australians seeking treatment for gender affirmation will no longer have to receive court authorisation to move forward. Following continued criticism from health experts and trans activists, young people will now be able to have hormone treatment prescribed by their doctor in accordance with the […]

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