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We are now “Intersex Human Rights Australia”

OII Australia is now Intersex Human Rights Australia

At a Special General Meeting on 4 March 2018, members approved a change in name to “Intersex Human Rights Australia” (IHRA) from OII Australia. This name change more closely represents our work, promoting human rights and particularly protection of bodily autonomy and freedom from torture and ill-treatment, and providing education and information.

Changes at 2015 AGM

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Changes at the 2015 AGM and a subsequent board meeting include the election of Tony Briffa, Morgan Carpenter, Candice Cody and Alex David to the board. Morgan and Tony are appointed co-chairs. Alex is secretary, and Candice is treasurer.

Board changes at OII Australia

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A number of changes to directorships took place in today’s board meeting of Organisation Intersex International Australia Limited. We are proud and delighted to welcome three new board members bringing diverse experience and expertise to the organisation, Alex David, Bonnie Hart and Andie Hider. The appointments strengthen our capacity in Victoria, and give representation to…
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Annual General Meeting, 2014

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Notice for members of Organisation Intersex International Australia Limited: The 2014 AGM for OII Australia will take place at 5pm (Sydney/Melbourne), 4pm (Brisbane), 2pm (Perth) on Sunday 9 November. It will take place by teleconference. Additional information will be provided on how to connect with the conference call one week before the event. AGM papers…
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Annual Information Statement, 2012-2013

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Our Annual Information Statement is now available on the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) website. Background OII Australia is an independent, not-for-profit, limited company, registered with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) on 6 May 2010. As a charitable organisation, we are also registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). Our…
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Equal opportunities policy

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The board agreed a new equal opportunity policy today, 8 October 2013 Equal Opportunity Policy Organisation Intersex International (OII) Australia Limited believes diversity and Equal Opportunity deliver advantages to our organisation. Treating people fairly has a positive impact on members, staff and other stakeholders and enhances our reputation as an organisation and employer. Equal opportunity…
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Including intersex in research studies and surveys

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OII Australia has historically received a large volume of requests for research subjects, and requests to promote research surveys seeking intersex participants. While we wish to help in any research that benefits people with intersex variations, we have had to issue advice on intersex inclusion, and implement the following policies in respect of such requests….
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Our policy on written content

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Purpose These guidelines are designed to ensure clarity and consistency, maintain focus and professionalism. Attribution: the organisation “We” are “OII Australia”, Organisation Intersex International Australia Limited, a not-for-profit company. Please be clear that we don’t represent all intersex people, but we do try and stay aware of viewpoints from outside our organisation. Members of the…
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OII Australia Anti-Violence Statement

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OII Australia opposes the use of violence, threats or personal insults as a way of pursuing objectives. OII Australia has a duty of care towards its members, and will not knowingly put members in a position where they might become subject to such behaviour. OII Australia strongly supports the use of collaboration and dialogue as…
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On medical diagnoses and health information

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OII is very sensitive to the individual’s right to privacy concerning medical information and does not require any release of medical information or any diagnosis to be a member of our support groups or organisation. OII members are instructed not to ask for a medical diagnosis from any member, leaving each member free to volunteer…
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