Defence seeks talent from all parts of the Australian community

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Defence Force Recruiting and DEFGLIS will be at Fair Day in Sydney on Sunday 19 February to answer questions from LGBTI job-seekers about a future career in Defence.

Fair Day is an important part of the Mardi Gras festival that celebrates sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex people, and showcases the vibrant Sydney LGBTI community.

This year the event has moved to a new location - Camperdown Memorial Rest Park in Newtown.

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Marching with pride in 2017

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We are back again in 2017 to march with pride at this years Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras!

For a number of years DEFGLIS has attended the Sydney Mardi Gras to display our support to an evolving culture within the Australian Defence Force, as well as to support the LGBTI community throughout Australia.

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Proud to Serve at the Military Pride Ball

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It's back, and now it's a new annual tradition!

Defence members, family and the community checked-in to our illustrious flagship event to celebrate LGBTI service on Saturday night

Back for a second year, attendees grew to 280 from the Australian Defence Force and their families, along with NSW Police, Fire and Rescue, and Emergency Services, and the Sydney LGBTI community.

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Veterans Film Festival shines the light on LGBT veterans

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The Veterans Film Festival will hold the Australian premiere of The Camouflage Closet, a documentary about trauma and recovery among nine LGBTI veterans.

The film is a community-based project to bring awareness among medical providers, veterans, and the LGBTI communities, specifically uncovering each individuals unique experiences of serving under LGBTI-related military policies.

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Ask the question "R U OK?"

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Today is National R U OK day. Started in 2009 this non-for-profit organisation strives to create a society where we are all connected and protected from suicide.

Today they continue their journey and vital work to support all members of all societies.

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Defence seeks talent from all parts of the Australian community

  Defence Force Recruiting and DEFGLIS will be at Fair Day in Sydney on Sunday 19 February to answer questions from LGBTI job-seekers about a future career in Defence. Fair Day is...

Read more

Marching with pride in 2017

We are back again in 2017 to march with pride at this years Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras! For a number of years DEFGLIS has attended the Sydney Mardi Gras...

Read more

Proud to Serve at the Military Pride Ball

It's back, and now it's a new annual tradition! Defence members, family and the community checked-in to our illustrious flagship event to celebrate LGBTI service on Saturday night.  Back for a second year, attendees...

Read more

Veterans Film Festival shines the light on LGBT veterans

The Veterans Film Festival will hold the Australian premiere of The Camouflage Closet, a documentary about trauma and recovery among nine LGBTI veterans. The film is a community-based project to bring...

Read more