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No action on trans and intersex rights from WA Government

No action on trans and intersex rights from WA Government

Western Australia’s Attorney General John Quigley has confirmed the McGowan Government has not ‘fully considered’ a report on trans and intersex rights which was tabled in 2018. Project 108: Final Report: Review of Western Australian legislation in relation to the registration or change of a person sex and/or gender status relating to sex characteristics was the […]

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Queensland moves to remove transgender marriage discrimination

Queensland moves to remove transgender marriage discrimination

Queensland has become the first state to introduce legislation to remove discrimination against transgender people relating to the marriage act and gender recognition. Yesterday the state’s Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath introduced the Birth, Deaths and Marriages Registration Bill into the Queensland parliament. D’Ath said the bill was  an important and necessary amendment to ensure true marriage […]

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S.A. Government Seeks Public Opinion for LGBTIQ Law Reform

S.A. Government Seeks Public Opinion for LGBTIQ Law Reform

The South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI), a non-government organisation, is currently conducting an audit of SA law to pinpoint discriminatory legislation which excludes the rights of LGBTIQ people. The audit comes at the request of the South Australian state government, who are seeking community feedback to ensure that South Australia is meeting its obligation […]

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Gough Whitlam Has Died Aged 98

Gough Whitlam Has Died Aged 98

Gough Whitlam, Prime Minister of Australia from 1972 to 1975, died this morning at the age of 98. Whitlam is remembered for making a number of significant reforms during his three year reign as Prime Minister, notably lowering the voting age to 18 and making higher education free. He also first introduced Medibank, the predecessor […]

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