Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender
The guidelines commenced on 1 July 2013.
The guidelines apply to all Australian Government departments and agencies that maintain personal records (including employee records), and/or collect sex and/or gender information.
The guidelines help people who are transgender, intersex and gender-diverse to ensure their Australian Government records accurately reflect their sex and/or gender.
Increased consistency in the way the Australian Government collects and records sex and gender information will strengthen Australia's identity security system, the integrity of agency records and the accuracy of individual personal records. This is in line with the Australian Government's approach to identity security.