Posts by IHRA administrators of an administrative nature.

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We invite expressions of interest in board positions

Intersex Human Rights Australia is keen to receive expressions of interest in becoming a member of our board. Applications need to be received no later than 15 December 2020. Applications will be reviewed by the Executive Directors and presented to a Board Meeting for consideration in early 2021.

Intersex Awareness Day 2020: make every day Intersex Awareness Day

Intersex Awareness Day, 2020

This Intersex Awareness Day, and in collaboration with community partners, we are delighted to launch new resources and programs to help ensure active allyship, affirmative healthcare and accountable practices. We also have recommendations for videos and other resources to share. We’ll update this page during the day, and watch out for social media hashtags like…
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Our board on 17 November 2019

Board and staff changes from the 2019 AGM

This weekend, IHRA held a strategic planning day in Williamstown, Melbourne, followed on Sunday 17 November by our AGM in Altona and a Family Day at Altona Homestead.


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Mission and objectives

Mission and objectives

Intersex Human Rights Australia Ltd is an independent support, education and policy development organisation, by and for people with intersex variations or traits. Our work focuses on human rights, bodily autonomy and self-determination, and on evidence-based, patient-directed healthcare. Until March 2018, we were known as OII Australia (or, in full, Organisation Intersex International Australia). We…
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OII statement on the use of dexamethasone during pregnancy

This is a policy statement by the global board of OII, and is endorsed by OII Australia. We, the board members of the Organisation Intersex International, wish to express our support of Drs. Feder, Dreger and Lindemann, for their vigilance and efforts to ensure the safety of intersex infants and their mothers who are currently…
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Please consider donating to Intersex Human Rights Australia! We are almost entirely funded by philanthropy, and your contributions make a real difference.

Contact Us

About requests for information and services Intersex Human Rights Australia Ltd (formerly OII Australia) is a not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers and two part-time staff. If you’re unsure who people with intersex variations are, then please consider reading our introductory guide to intersex for allies and some basic demographic data. Please note that we cannot…
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