SARAA is working to ensure that people can still practice their religious beliefs without discriminating against LGBTIQ+ people. You can read our submission to the Attorney-General on the Equal Opportunity (Religious Bodies) Amendment Bill 2020 here: Equal Opportunity (Religious Bodies) Amendment Bill 2020 submission
We also made another submission to the Government on Religious Discrimination this year. SARAA Religious Discrimination Bill (2nd draft) submission.
Getting rid of gay panic
SARAA was very proud to successfully lobby, together with other LGBTIQ+ advocates, to finally get rid of the outdated and cruel gay panic defence. You can read what we said to the Attorney-General here: Provocation Bill submission
Trans and gender diverse healthcare
SARAA has repeatedly contacted South Australia's Health Minister to express our disappointment in the South Australian government’s failure to provide essential healthcare to transgender and gender diverse children and young people. You can read our latest letter here: Letter to Minister Wade 10 Dec 2020