Submission: Protecting fundamental rights and freedoms in Australia

Despite recent reforms to the Marriage Act 1961 (Cth) (Marriage Act), lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people continue to face significant discrimination and disadvantage in Australia. Discrimination entrenched in laws and policies or experienced at work, school or home, contributes to alarmingly high rates of suicide, self-harm and depression among LGBTI populations. Any proposals considered to advance religious freedom must not come at the expense of the health, well-being and safety of LGBTI people.

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