Connecting with the Monash LGBTIQ Community

Consultation closed on 29 August 2018

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Improving the recognition, inclusion and understanding of the City of Monash LGBTIQ community.

Council will explore ways to provide services, programs and networks that are more inclusive to Monash’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer/Questioning (LGBTIQ) community.

At the October 2018 meeting Council endorsed to explore the proposed recommendations from a community consultation in August, which provided vital feedback and support to advance Monash LGBTIQ residents’ equal participation and inclusion in community life.

Consultation Findings:

More information is available in the Report to the Council Meeting held on 30 October 2018 (pdf, 324KB) .

More information

If you would like to talk to someone about this survey, please contact Tracey Egan, Gender Equity Officer on 9518 3269 or tracey.egan@monash.vic.gov.au.

Background

The consultation included an online survey and workshops with participants identifying issues and barriers they experience including a lack of LGBTIQ specific programs and events in the municipality, discrimination, a lack of representation and some saying they felt unsafe to express their sexuality in public for fear of harassment.

Survey

No identifying information was collected in this survey. Your computer’s IP address was NOT collected by Council from the online survey.

Consultation workshops

Tuesday 21 August 2018
5pm - 6pm
Monash Youth Services
Bogong Avenue, Glen Waverley

Wednesday 22 August 2018
6pm - 7.30pm
Glen Waverley Library, Reading Room
112 Kingsway, Glen Waverley

Friday 24 August 2018
10am - 11.30am
Inchmeal Cafe
39 Westerfield Drive, Notting Hill
(In partnership with the Silver Rainbow Café Connect group)

Location

293 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley 3150 View Map

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