The gay and lesbian rights lobbies in Victoria and New South Wales are coming together to campaign for key issues affecting LGBTI Australians ahead of the Federal election.
A $29 million funding package has been announced by Victoria’s Government for services and facilities for the LGBTI community.
Ahead of next week’s state budget, the Victorian Government has revealed it will spend $15 million creating Australia’s first Pride Centre in Melbourne.
The Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby recently surveyed LGBTI Victorians about issues they were most important and should be addressed on both a local and federal level.
A new bill has been introduced in Victoria’s parliament that aims to crack down on dangerous and unregistered health practitioners across the state, including gay “conversion” therapists.
Just over a year after Victorian Parliament became the first state to pass gay sex conviction expungement laws, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a formal state apology is now in order.
Ahead of Melbourne’s annual Pride March on Sunday, community groups and activists have come together to call for an end to biphobia and discrimination against the bisexual community.
The Victoria Greens have announced a draft bill that seeks to improve the protection and rights of LGBTI people, and are now hoping to consult with the community.