Disclaimer: I’m not even remotely a lawyer
Status of Trans rights in Australia
Summary of Gender Recognition in Australia
The Federal government paved the way in 2013, allowing states to require only a doctor’s note as proof of sex on a passport. Each state though has a different requirement. As of 2020 –
- NSW, QLD – self ID but sex reassignment surgery is required
- SA, WA, ACT, VIC, TAS, NT – self ID with declaration
Conversion Therapy can mean forcing someone who is straight to be gay. However in these bills, it is also described as not affirming a person’s declared gender identity. It will be a crime to talk to a girl about why she might stay a girl. It will be a crime to refuse to convert her to a boy.