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PEOPLERay Griggs, Nikki Curtin
DEPARTMENTSDepartment of Defence
TAGS Diversity, Australian Federal Police, Department of Defence, Attorney-General's Department, culture change, Drew Clarke, Victorian Department of Transport, LGBTI
Defence now has a diarchy in diversity, launching its internal Defence Pride network at the first Military Pride Ball of its long-standing LGBTI support association.
The Department of Defence has consolidated its LGBTI inclusion efforts for public service and uniformed personnel under a new Defence Pride network. The network was launched in Sydney on Saturday night at the first Military Pride Ball, hosted by DEFGLIS.
Several Commonwealth and state departments now have LGBTI employee networks, including the Victorian Department of Transport, federal Attorney-General’s Department and Australian Federal Police.
Additionally, Commonwealth employees have on their own initiative explored a whole-of-government and possibly even cross-tier network of LGBTI public servants.
The APS pride network has a Facebook and GovDex group, and held several social events last year, but lacks leadership to keep it moving or focused on any particular objective — HR policy, networking or inclusion education.
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Harley Dennett is editor at The Mandarin based in Canberra. He's held communications roles in the New South Wales public sector and Defence, and reported for titles including Crikey and the Star Observer.
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