Multicultural Australia recognises that many LGBTIQ+ people flee their country of origin due to facing discrimination, persecution, and violence, and that they unfortunately often continue to experience stigma in their countries of refuge.
Multicultural Australia welcomes and supports LGBTIQ+ people. We have implemented several initiatives to ensure the inclusion and safety of our LGBTIQ+ clients, staff, and communities, including refreshing our policies and procedures to ensure our LGBTIQ+ staff and clients are included and supported, updating our intake processes, and ensuring that all staff receive appropriate training and development opportunities around LGBTIQ+ inclusion. Language and attitudes that are discriminatory towards LGBTIQ+ people are not tolerated within our organisation.
LGBTIQ+ Working Group
Multicultural Australia’s LGBTIQ+ Working Group coordinates an ongoing organisation-wide journey towards welcoming and inclusion of LGBTIQ+ clients, staff, and community in our workplace and the services and programs we provide.
For more information on issues of LGBTIQ+ forced displacement please visit the Forcibly Displaced People Network website.