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Joint letter to RANZCP

7 Dec 2021 3:51 PM | PATHA (Administrator)

On 5 November 2021, AusPATH, PATHA and ACON submitted a joint letter to the President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), calling for a review of the Position Statement “Recognising and addressing the mental health needs of people experiencing Gender Dysphoria / Gender Incongruence”.

This letter (attached below) was co-signed by 20 national and state-based community-controlled organisations, representing every state and territory across Australia, and Aotearoa New Zealand.

AusPATH, PATHA and ACON decided that this letter be published in order to support broader advocacy efforts.

You can download the letter here.


The Professional Association for Transgender Health Aotearoa (PATHA) is an interdisciplinary professional organisation working to promote the health, wellbeing, and rights of transgender people. We are a group of professionals who have experience working for transgender health in clinical, academic, community, legal and other settings.


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