Review into Tasmania's birth certificate and gender law changes finds positive results

Adam Holmes
Updated July 2 2021 - 2:32am, first published June 22 2020 - 4:00pm
Transforming Tasmania's Martine Delaney, Francene Jacques and Roen Meijers celebrate after the laws passed parliament last year. Picture: supplied.
Transforming Tasmania's Martine Delaney, Francene Jacques and Roen Meijers celebrate after the laws passed parliament last year. Picture: supplied.

An independent review has found that Tasmanian laws making the addition of sex on a birth certificate opt-in, and removing the requirement for sexual reassignment surgery before registering a change of gender, would not need any amendments to operate effectively.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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