Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs – Universal Access to Reproductive Healthcare Inquiry

Activity: Industry and government engagement/consultancySubmissions to or appearance before a government committee, inquiry or agency


My submission discusses the following matters: (a) the Commonwealth’s power to legislate with respect to abortion and reproductive care; (b) substitute decisionmaking in relation to abortion; and (c) the use of gendered language in any legislation relating to reproductive care and abortion.

My submission aims to provide some information about the legislative barriers which might impact on the accessibility of care for people with disability and LGBTQIA+ people.
Period15 Dec 2022
Work forSenate Standing Committees on Community Affairs, Australia
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Abortion
  • Healthcare
  • Medical care
  • Health law
  • Medical law