Following discussions with the National Children’s Commissioner, we have made a late submission to an inquiry on intentional self-harm and suicidal behaviour in children.
Public submissions (page 4 of 6)
Public submissions to government bodies and institutions.
OII Australia has just made a submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission in relation to its inquiry on Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws.
We welcome and endorse a submission by Zwischengeschlecht, Child Rights Network Switzerland, and other Swiss NGOs to the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Periodic Report of Switzerland on the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
OII Australia has made a submission to the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) on the deselection of intersex traits using Assisted Reproductive Technologies.
We have made a brief submission on a proposed amendment to NSW anti-discrimination legislation to extend protections to children at private schools, calling for improvements to the proposals.
Given a time extension for the Senate Inquiry on involuntary or coerced sterilisation, and also a rapidly changing context due to new information, we took the opportunity to make a concluding submission to the Senate Committee on Community Affairs.
On 30 July we made a submission on the draft national Health and Physical Education curriculum, proposing meaningful inclusion that recognises intersex as a biological phenomenon.
We have made a fourth submission to the Senate Inquiry on involuntary or coerced sterilisation. It follows a submission by the Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group, a feature article in The Age, and new developments in Europe and the US.
OII Australia has made a third submission to the Senate Inquiry on involuntary and coerced sterilisation, focusing on female genital mutilation, the M.C. case in the US, and other investigations into the medical ‘normalisation’ of intersex people.
Our submission to the Senate Inquiry on the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Bill 2013, welcoming the bill, and recommending changes to the preamble and exemptions.
This submission has been superseded by later policy, based on the 2013 Malta Declaration, a joint submission to the Attorney General’s Department on amending the guidelines, 2015 2017 Darlington Statement
The government of the Australian Capital Territory has published its response to “Beyond the Binary”, a report on legal recognition of “sex and gender diversity” in the jurisdiction. We express serious and fundamental concerns.