Such a pleasure to speak with the Mardi Gras team as an 2021 ambassador. "Events like Mardi Gras play their part in increasing visibility. “Mardi Gras isn’t just a celebration but a moment for people to really take in messages of activism. That’s why Mardi Gras exists and why it’s there.” “Mardi Gras started off as a fight and it will continue to be one. We fight for more inclusivity; we fight for more equality while at the same time we celebrate all the wins that we've achie
Lovely to be part of the Deloitte Australia & Google Outstanding 50 LGBTI+ Leaders! Thank you D for nominating me. Now I get to share a few words - the advice I’ve been given that’s impacted me the most in the workplace is be bold, be you, and knowing when to step up is just as important as knowing when to move aside. My fellow leaders can be found here: https://bit.ly/3nZKiV6#Out50Victorian Pride Lobby
A couple of years ago, I had the pleasure of working on The Home Stretch campaign alongside young people with a lived experience of care, calling on the government to extend the age of out-of-home care from 18 to 21. There was an initial trial announced in 2018, as well as efforts to legislate the reform earlier this year, but today is a landmark day as the 2020-21 Budget includes funding to offer extended care arrangements to every young person in Victoria on an ongoing basi
An absolute joy to be nominated for Pro Bono Australia's Impact 25 awards amongst so many phenomenal volunteers, for purpose sector workers, and community heroes! You can flick a vote to your faves so their work and cause are recognised as part of this year's awards via the link below.
Celebrating the passing of the Conversion Practices Bill! Following a marathon night of debate in the Legislative Council, the Victorian Pride Lobby is thrilled that the Victorian Parliament has passed the world-leading Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill, which will end harmful LGBTQ+ conversion practices in the state, once and for all. This successful campaign has been led by survivors, who have helped drive and shape this powerful piece of legisla