Guidelines for the inclusion of transgender and gender diverse people in sport

Reflective Practice Framework
Sport Sports administration LGBTI Australia

These guidelines have been developed by the Australian Human Rights Commission, in partnership with Sport Australia and the Coalition of Major Professional and Participation Sports (COMPPS), to provide guidance to sporting organisations on promoting the inclusion and participation of transgender and gender diverse people in sport.

The guidelines provide:

information about the operation of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth) (the Act) in relation to:

  • unlawful and permissible discrimination on the basis of sex and gender identity
  • sexual harassment
  • victimisation

practical guidance for promoting inclusion in line with fundamental human rights-based principles:

  • equality
  • participation in sport
  • freedom from discrimination and harassment
  • privacy



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