Published 23 March 2022
ADNSW has welcomed the news that the NSW Government will not support One Nation MP Mark Latham’s Bill to ban discussion of gender diversity in classrooms, saying it could cause 'targeted discrimination' against trans students.
The government's response is in line with ADNSW's submission (PDF , 235.2 KB) which outlined concerns about the effect of the Bill on discrimination against transgender and gender diverse people in the NSW education system, and on efforts to reduce that discrimination.
In its response, the NSW Government said it does not support the provisions of the Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill 2020 for four reasons:
23 Mar 2022
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the ongoing connection Aboriginal people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal people as the original custodians of this land.