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New Reference – Legislative or regulatory discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or intersex status

The South Australian Law Reform Institute (‘the Institute’) is pleased to accept a new reference from the Attorney-General, The Hon. John Rau, MP. The reference was announced as part of His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AO’s speech at the opening of Parliament on Tuesday 10 February 2015.  The Governor stated that: “My Government […]

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‘Not all human beings can be classified by sex as either male or female’: Accuracy trumps institutional convenience.

Post by Dr Laura Grenfell ‘Not all human beings can be classified by sex as either male or female’.  In the twenty-first century this statement regarding gender and sex diversity is hardly ground-breaking.  However, coming from our apex court in Australia, the High Court, it will create ripples in the legal world.  In the past […]

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