Sterilisation Senate Inquiry Submissions


The Senate Inquiry into Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of People with Disabilities in Australia commenced in late 2012 and Submissions to the Inquiry closed in early 2013. A number of organisations and individuals contributed written submissions to the Inquiry and those Submissions are available here.


Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) Submission

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) Appendices to Submission

Anonymous 1

Anonymous 2

Geoff Bird

Anonymous 3

Australian Human Rights Commission

Anonymous 4

Ms Lesley Naik

National Council on Intellectual Disability

Anonymous 5

Anonymous 6

Anonymous 7

Anonymous 8

Anonymous 9

Office of the Public Advocate Victoria

Anonymous 10

Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

Anonymous 11

Joint submission by the Adult Guardian of Queensland and the Public Advocate of Queensland

Clinical Professor John N Carter

Professor Gwynnyth Llewellyn

Dr Wendy Bonython

Organisation Intersex International Australia Limited (OII Australia)

Anonymous 12

Family Planning NSW

Anonymous 13

Australian Guardianship and Administration Council (AGAC)

Australian Guardianship and Administration Council (AGAC) – Attachment

Anonymous 14

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Catholic Women’s League Australia Inc

Anonymous 15

Northern Territory Government

Advocacy For Inclusion

Chief Justice Bryant, Family Court of Australia

Miriam Taylor Gomez et al

Women’s Health West

Catholic Social Services Victoria

Australian Women’s Health Network

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights

STAR Victoria Inc

Anonymous 16

Linda Steele

Anonymous 17

Professor Susan Hayes

Amnesty International Australia

Anonymous 18

Sexual Health and Family Planning Australia

Australian Medical Association

Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS) Support Group Australia Inc.

Anonymous 19

Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

Tasmanian Government

Family Planning Victoria

Australian Association of Developmental Disability Medicine

National LGBTI Health Alliance

Associate Professor Leanne Basser

Anonymous 20

Anonymous 21

Anonymous 22

Queensland Advocacy Incorporated

NSW Government

Intellectual Disability Rights Service

Stella Young

Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

Women’s Legal Services NSW

Anonymous 23

Anonymous 24

Anonymous 25

Anonymous 26

Anonymous 27

Mrs Cynthia Hughes and Mr Chris Hughes

Mental Health Law Centre WA

Law Institute of Victoria

Australian Women Against Violence Alliance