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December Webinar – Margie McCumstie’s “I Am Me… Naturally!”

We’re excited to announce the last of our Webinar Series for 2022! Ending the year on a fun note, we have an author talk with Margie McCumstie. After learning she was intersex this year and noticing a lack of children’s reources, Margie used her background in Early Childhood to produce the children’s book “I am…
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Gabriel Filpi and Olympia Balopitos, in November 2022. Photo by Cody Smith.

Welcoming Gabriel and Olympia

We are excited to welcome our two new Senior Projects Officers: Gabriel Filpi and Olympia Balopitos. Cody Smith also steps into a new role as Training and Communications Officer.

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Vacancy for an Administrator: part-time, flexible location

We have a vacancy for an administrator. This is a part-time role will provide office support and is vital for the smooth-running of the organisation. The administrator will undertake administrative tasks, ensuring other staff have adequate support to work efficiently. The application deadline is 25 November.

Intersex Day of Solidarity – Darling Award Webinar

Intersex Day of Solidarity is coming up next week. In this webinar we talk to Simone-Lisa Anderson about what intersex allyship looks like and how organisational support can help build our advocacy.

Intersex Awareness Day 2019

Intersex Awareness Day, 2022

Today we day celebrate intersex people across the world and engage in challenging conversations about our human rights.

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Submission to the UN Committee against Torture

Later this year Australia will be considered during the 75th session of the UN Committee against Torture. In 2016 we made a submission to the Committee under our former name, OII Australia. Given the time that has elapsed since then, and given local developments, we have submitted a new shadow report.

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The last census, and the next

We warmly welcome publication by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) of analysis of responses to ‘non-binary sex’ in the 2021 census. The report shows a need for reform ahead of the next census.

"Intro to intersex" training on 28 September 2022

Introductory training sessions now starting monthly

We are proud to announce that we are expanding our yellow tick training offerings to make them more accessible to individuals and smaller teams. The first sessions will run on 28 and 29 September

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Vacancy: Senior projects officer (part-time)

We have a vacancy for a Senior Projects Officer. This is a senior role which requires the successful applicant to demonstrate experience in writing and communication, public speaking, systematic advocacy, and community development. The application deadline is 7 October 2022.