Intersex Human Rights Australia Ltd is an independent, not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, first 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 ACN (company number) is 143 506 594.
Our ABN (business number) is 73 143 506 594.

On 7 February 2014, we received endorsement by the Australian Taxation Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient and Public Benevolent Institution, under item 1 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, as a registered public benevolent institution. This means that donations are tax deductible for donors. This status was backdated to 3 December 2012. We have GST, Income Tax and FBT exemptions dating from 1 January 2011.

Our company name changed from Organisation Intersex International Australia at a Special General Meeting on 4 March 2018 and this change of name was approved by ASIC on 5 March 2018.

Our business names, Intersex Australia, and InterAction for Health and Human Rights, are registered with ASIC and used in the form “intersexaus” on most of our social media accounts.

We have received Equivalency Determination certification from NGOsource/TechSoup. As of 27 April 2024, our certification is valid through to 30 June 2025.

ACNC Registered Charity


Our Theory of Change

Our Theory of Change sets out the context for our work, our goals and the outcomes we seek, and the way we address these.

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Find out more about our Theory of Change.

Reports by year





Our annual general meeting was held on Sunday 20 December 2020 via Zoom with papers despatched to members via email.



  • A Special General Meeting was held on 4 March 2018 to change the name of the company from Organisation Intersex International Australia to Intersex Human Rights Australia. The name change was approved by members present and via proxy. The new name was added to our list of trading names at ACNC on the same day. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission approved our change of name on Monday 5 March 2018, and the name registered at ACNC was subsequently also updated. Read our media statement.
  • Annual General Meeting, 2018, on 1 December 2018 via teleconference and at the offices of the National LGBTI Health Alliance, at 1pm (NSW/Vic/ACT), 12pm (QLD), 12.30pm (SA): agenda, minutes of 2017 AGM, accounts.
  • Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) Annual Information Statement, 2018






Policies and procedures

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Directors and staff

We are managed by a board of directors. Under our constitution, board members are appointed annually at Annual General Meetings. Directors may be coopted between those meetings, to serve until the next AGM. We also have a small number of part-time staff.

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