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The Australian Bureau of Statistics is considering asking Australians if they are male, female, intersex or transgender on the next Census after receiving “strong interest” in collecting more specific information on sex and gender identity in the five-yearly national survey. In a report released on Wednesday, the ABS said it had received more than 450 …

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Advocacy group Rainbow Families has released a survey calling for LGBTIQ parents and carers to have their say on discrimination they may have faced when accessing federal government services. “We have seen some really important reforms for LGBTIQ people, but our children and families are still experiencing discrimination at alarming rates,” the group’s co-chair Vanessa …

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Census

New Zealand’s Statistics Minister James Shaw has blamed “silly answers” for the removal of LGBTI data from the country’s upcoming census. Last week, Statistics New Zealand announced the questions around sex and gender diversity and sexuality would be left out of the 2018 census, prompting frustration from the country’s LGBTI community. Mr Shaw said the …

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