CALL FOR FEDERAL TRANS ADVISORY COMMITTEE IN WAKE OF ALBO'S TRANS FAIL
Mr Albanese failed to state trans women are women when asked by Mr Morgan to define a woman, and seemed to endorse recent decisions by some sports codes to exclude trans women from elite competition.
Just.Equal Australia spokesperson, Sally Goldner, said,
"Trans and gender diverse Australians need a Prime Minister who will defend them, not one who sucks up to right-wing provocateurs."
"Just.Equal Australia calls on this Government to set up an advisory committee led by trans and gender diverse people with direct access to Cabinet."
"The committee will ensure ministers across the board, from justice, through health and sport to the Prime Minister himself, understand the problems faced by trans and gender diverse Australians and what kind of policies and laws will ensure we are treated equally and inclusively."
Ms Goldner said Just.Equal will write to the Prime Minister expressing its concerns and calling for an advisory committee.
For commentary on Mr Albanese's comments: https://www.themonthly.com.au/the-politics/rachel-withers/2023/05/03/piers-pressure
For a copy of this statement on the web, click here
For more information contact Sally Goldner on 0407 946 242.