Media releases

Posts containing media releases by OII Australia.

The new government

OII Australia congratulates the new federal Coalition government on their election success. Morgan Carpenter, President of Organisation Intersex International Australia said today, We very much look forward to working with the Coalition on issues for the intersex community in Australia. The last term of government was extraordinary for intersex people in Australia, and we’d like…
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Gina Wilson retires, new board appointed

Gina retired

OII Australia held its Annual General Meeting today, and appointed a new board. Gina Wilson retires Gina Wilson, our founding president, has stepped down from board positions. Additionally, Chris Somers xxy remains a board member but has stepped down from the position of Vice President, and Cilla Quirk has stepped down as treasurer. We would…
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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…
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LGBTI groups welcome the passage of “historic” national discrimination laws

LGBTI groups welcome the passage of “historic” national discrimination laws

Download this press release as a PDF For immediate release: Wednesday 26th June 2013 Press Contacts: Gina Wilson, Organisation Intersex International (OII) Australia, 0418 290 336 Justin Koonin, NSW Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby,0414 269 339 Sally Goldner, Transgender Victoria, 0407 946 242 Peter Hyndal, A Gender Agenda, 0408 111 410 Anna Brown, Victorian Gay…
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On the historic passing of the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Act 2013

OII Australia is relieved and excited at the passing of the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Bill 2013, without a vote at 8:30pm, AEST. For the first time in Australia, and for the first time internationally, intersex people are recognised fully and authentically in anti-discrimination legislation. Intersex people are born…
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