Trans and intersex workers are not protected by the Fair Work Act.
Pressure is continuing for the Australian government to scrap the controversial bill.
As Brazil scraps its limitations on gay blood donation, Australia is set to reduce the deferral period.
"The pandemic is a time when we should unite in the face of a common problem, not further divide the community as this bill would."
"Ignoring the likely transphobia behind this incident sends a message to trans sportspeople and police that the authorities don't care about the prejudice and discrimination they face."
More gay and bisexual men may soon be allowed to donate blood in Australia.
Indonesian authorities are not bringing murder charges over the hate crime.
“At a time of crisis like this, we can't allow old prejudices to get in the way of saving lives."
“The federal government is more interested in pushing laws allowing discrimination in the name of religion than protecting children from discrimination.”
Advocates have welcomed the proposed law to criminalise the practice.
"It is in Australia's interest to promote LGBTIQ acceptance in our region.”
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has slammed the proposed new laws.