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Discrimination, Legal Resources, and Complaints Pathways

This page provides information for trans and gender diverse people about their legal rights and protections, and avenues for seeking support and/or making a discrimination complaint.

A trans woman and her girlfriend speaking with a consultant
A trans woman and her girlfriend speaking with a consultant, photographed by Drs Producoes on iStock.

Justice Connect. A variety of free resources, which can be filtered using the ‘LGBTQI’ tag on the left of the page. These resources vary by state and include topics such as name change/legal affirmation, discrimination, rights at school, and advanced care planning for older people.

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Many health professionals are required to be registered with AHPRA. If you have a concern about unsafe practice or behaviour from an AHPRA registered practitioner, complaint pathways can be found here.

The Australian Human Rights Commission. The AHRC investigate and conciliate discrimination and human rights complaints, and have a specific page for LGBTIQ+ rights.

Equality Australia. Equality Australia work in LGBTIQ+ law and policy, and have resources about discrimination, understanding the law, and LGBTIQ+ human rights.


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