OII Australia has joined with 27 other community organisations, legal experts, unions and service providers to call for improvements to the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 in Victoria.
Public submissions (page 4 of 7)
Public submissions to governments, institutions and other bodies.
A submission to an inquiry stated to be on access to gender recognition by trans people. OII Australia was invited or requested by a range of parties to comment on numerous occasions during the inquiry submission period, and thus we made a submission despite the narrow suggested scope of the inquiry.
We made a submission on the Labor Party’s Draft National Platform earlier in May this year, covering a wide variety of recommendations on health, human rights, and identification documents. The Conference is a triennial event.
This is a submission to the Health Minister, following a reported policy change by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) restricting access to testosterone to treatment initiated by a specialist.
An OII Australia submission to the Human Rights Commissioner in response to a survey and consultation to explore key rights and services issues affecting LGBT and intersex people in Australia.
In October this year, the Maltese government launched a consultation exercise regarding a new Gender Identity Gender Expression and Sex Characteristics Bill. The Bill is ground-breaking and we hope it will be approved by parliament.
OII Australia has made a submission to the UN Committee Against Torture, in relation to a national review of Australia’s work. The submission has been endorsed by the Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome Support Group Australia, People with Disability Australia and the National LGBTI Health Alliance.
Tony Briffa spoke at a Senate hearing on recognition of foreign marriages, based on a personal submission endorsed by OII Australia.
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.
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.