Transgender and Intersex Contacts

Our contact officers who are transgender and/or intersex, and can assist with any enquiries you have on transgender or intersex matters in Defence.

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  • Catherine Humphries

    Catherine Humphries

    Transgender and Intersex Adviser


    Catherine Humphries is a Ground Defence Officer and a Squadron Leader in the Royal Australian Air Force.  Catherine is committed to educating and assisting all Defence members in understanding intersex and gender identity issues. In this way, she hopes to dispel myths, phobias, and lack of ...

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  • Donna Harding

    Donna Harding

    Transgender Adviser / Ordinary Member

      Donna Harding is a Royal Australian Army Nursing Corp, Major. She joined the Australian Army Reserves in 2000, transferring to the Regular Army in October 2004. Donna is a female who transitioned gender the workplace, with in Defence.  Donna provides peer support to members in all ...

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Study into male experiences of sexual offence in Defence

A new study has been launched to identify how sexual offences and sexual harassment impacts men in Defence. The project is being conducted by Griffith University and UNSW and is funded...

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IDAHOT Day 2017

IDAHOT Day – the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, is an opportunity to recognise the sexual orientation, intersex and gender identity diversity in our teams and in our lives. On...

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Ombudsman opens up a new avenue for members to report abuse

Members of Defence can now use the Defence Force Ombudsman to report sexual abuse, serious physical abuse and serious bullying and harassment within Defence. On 1 December 2016, the Defence Force...

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Honouring all our diggers: why we lay rainbow wreaths

On Anzac Day, Australians honour the sacrifice of all those who have served to defend the country in war and peace. It is a special day on the Australian calendar...

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