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Sporting exclusions would be clearer under draft discrimination laws that government says broaden protections

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
May 31 2022 - 7:30pm
ACT Human Rights Minister Tara Cheyne. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Sports organisers would be able to lawfully discriminate on the basis of sex when it was necessary to maintain a fair, safe and effective competition, under new laws being considered in the ACT.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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