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Senate passes motion recognising Transgender Day of Visibility

Motion
Janet Rice 28 Mar 2018

*788 Senator Rice: To move - That the Senate:

1. Notes that:

  1. Saturday March 31st is Transgender Day of Visibility;
  2. Transgender Day of Visibility is an opportunity to publicly affirm and celebrate trans and gender-diverse people's lives, their stories and their contributions to our communities.

 

  1. Calls on all parliamentarians to:
    1. Recognise and celebrate the many and varied contributions of trans and gender diverse people;
    2. Commit to elevating the voices and stories of trans and gender diverse people in this parliament;
    3. Support the provision of essential health, social, cultural, and community services for trans and gender diverse people and their families, delivered with the meaningful input and involvement of these communities.
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