For the second year in a row, Melbourne-based RMIT University has been named Australia’s Employer Of The Year For LGBTQI Inclusion. The preliminary winners of …
This year marked the first time that a non-private commercial organisation was awarded Employer of the Year status.
The new benchmark will “provide a much-needed resource for those seeking to ensure full inclusivity of LGBTI people within the services and programs that they offer”.
The survey also found that 13 per cent of gender diverse employees experienced ‘very high’ or ‘high’ levels of anxiety when applying for jobs.
“Gay men have made it to public acceptance and prominence way ahead of us girls.”
Pride in Health + Wellbeing is a new program to make services within the health, human services, and wellbeing sectors more inclusive of LGBTI people.
The Victorian Government is the first jurisdiction in Australia to have all departments covered by the LGBTI inclusion program.
A culture of active LGBTI inclusiveness and visibility is on the rise among major corporate employers in Australia, making it a great time for employees to come out and be proud in those workplaces. As Pride in Diversity’s Dawn Hough explains, the benefits of being out to colleagues goes beyond gaining acceptance.
Number of public bodies in Australia’s top 10 most LGBTI-friendly employees has halved in five years.