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Soaring number of children coming out as transgender sparks national inquiry into the safety of treatment they're given to help them transition Health Minister Greg Hunt backed an inquiry into treatment of gender dysphoria  The inquiry aims to provide consistent care to transgender children, aged 10 - 17  It will also look into the treatment they are give, such as surgery and hormones 

By Thomas Duff For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 07:31 BST, 17 August 2019 | Updated: 07:44 BST, 17 August 2019

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The large increase in the number of children coming out as transgender has sparked a national inquiry into the safety of treatment they are given to help them transition. 

Health Minister Greg Hunt backed the inquiry by the Royal Australian College of Physicians, which will look into the treatment for gender dysphoria and are seeking advice from experts to inform their response, The Australian reported.

This comes after calls for a national standard to guarantee consistent quality care to transgender children, aged between 10 and 17, and the treatment they are given - such as puberty block drugs, cross-sex hormones and surgery to remove

Health Minister Greg Hunt has backed an inquiry by the Royal Australian College of Physicians who will look into the treatment for gender dysphoria and are seeking advice from experts to inform their response (stock image)

Health Minister Greg Hunt has backed an inquiry by the Royal Australian College of Physicians who will look into the treatment for gender dysphoria

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