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Our Patron

Our Patron

Dr Jeff McMullen AM, Patron of Organisation Intersex International Australia Limited. Dr Jeff McMullen AM Short biography: A journalist, author and filmmaker for over 45 years, an ABC television foreign correspondent, Four Corners and 60 Minutes reporter, and the host of the 33-part issue series on ABC Television, Difference of Opinion. Throughout his professional life Jeff McMullen has written, filmed and campaigned around the world to improve…

On intersex birth registrations

Intersex people in several Australian are able to obtain an administrative correction of intersex birth registrations, including correction to male, female, or (in some cases) blank designation. Note: in some jurisdictions, such as New South Wales, the rules for people changing sex marker on birth certificates (whether intersex or not) can be onerous, particularly when legally married or when seeking a classification other than female or male….

Intersex issues at the 2013 federal election

Intersex issues at the 2013 federal election

Joint survey of major parties OII Australia joined together with the NSW and Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobbies, and TransGender Victoria to survey the major parties on issues of interest to our communities. The results are now in, and you can take a look by viewing the files below. There are a range of issues of interest to intersex people, including common ones about federal anti-discrimination protection, access to marriage, ageing,…

Intersex legislative issues – a brief summary

Please note that this document has been superseded by federal legislation, a 2013 community consensus statement and a Senate committee report on the “Involuntary or coerced sterilisation of intersex people“. Summary of legislative issues for intersex people OII Australia has recently been asked to summarise our position on a range of legislative and health issues. We published a paper on health on 1 September, and this summarises…

Our services

Our services

OII Australia can provide a range of services to individuals, organisations, institutions and community groups around Australia. Contact us for more information. Peer support People with intersex variations and our family members and allies may wish to join the Facebook group for OII friends and members. It is a “closed” group, to maintain the privacy of members. Please visit the group page if you wish to join. Employment and…