'Internationally significant' ACT intersex protections will offer national model: Andrew Barr

Jasper Lindell
Updated March 22 2023 - 5:25pm, first published 1:05pm
Chief Minister Andrew, pictured in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. Picture by Karleen Minney
Chief Minister Andrew, pictured in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. Picture by Karleen Minney

A set of "internationally significant" laws that will ban deferrable medical interventions for intersex people in the ACT until they are able to consent will offer a blueprint for other states and territories to adopt, Chief Minister Andrew Barr has said.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

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

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