“The Morrison Government needs to recognise that their commitment to introducing a Religious Discrimination Bill will have an impact on LGBTIQ+ people, because of the public debate it will stir up.”
Nominations for this year’s GLOBE Community Awards are also now open.
“The loss of funding has meant that we are no longer able to meet our service targets of 65 recipients and instead are struggling to visit just 27 recipients.”
“Unfortunately, since the nature of the march will mean being in an open area without significant shade for a prolonged period of time, we can’t ask those marching with us to expose themselves to the associated health risks.”
“We are horrified to hear about funding cuts to Switchboard Victoria, who provide a crucial service to our isolated aged and ageing members of the LGBTIQ+ communities”
The funding will support family violence referral, counselling and support, peer support, early intervention, and perpetrator intervention programs.
The state government has announced the recipients of its inaugural LGBTI multicultural grants, the first of their kind in Australia.