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Site Map. Media Video Audio Photos. Subscribe Podcasts Newsletters. Connect Contact Us. When a trans person enrolls at a school, applies for Centrelink, or interacts with any other service that requires ID we often face confused or even hostile questions when the gender marker on our ID doesn't match our presentation or identity, and we have to risk outing ourselves in unsafe environments. Remove the current requirement that forces trans people to undergo sex reassignment surgery before updating a birth certificate.
Give trans people the option to have labels other than 'male' and 'female' on our birth certificates. We'll be able to self-identify with any term we choose, but terms may be rejected for being obscene or offensive, or if they're not 'reasonably established' terms.
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Individuals already have the option to request a copy of their birth certificate where the sex field is blank or left off entirely, and this will still be an option if the new bill passes. Providing a letter of support from another adult who we've known for at least 12 months.
Providing a letter of support from a doctor, psychologist, or 'other prescribed person' stating that the change is 'in the child's best interest'.