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    Military Pride Ball 2019

    ENHANCING INCLUSION

    BUILDING COMMUNITY

    CREATING CAPABILITY

    From the Board: August Update

    The DEFGLIS Board is committed to providing greater transparency and accountability to our members. This update provides key outcomes from the latest Board Meeting, held on 01 August 2019.

    Guide to the Pride Ball Long Weekend in Sydney

    So, you’re set to join all of us at the 2019 Military Pride Ball, but you’re not sure how to spend the rest of the October Long Weekend? Here’s a guide to the perfect three-day weekend in Sydney to accompany...

    Balancing Service and Sacrifice

    DEFGLIS Policy and Education Co-Director Luke Headley shares his perspective on balancing Service life and personal sacrifice, drawing on his own experience of relationships whilst in Defence. Thirteen years ago, I joined the Royal Australian Air Force as a direct-entry Administration...

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    Sexual Orientation

    Sexual Orientation describes the physical, emotional or romantic attraction that a person experiences.

    These feelings that are the result of involuntary chemical responses in the brain that are beyond your control.

    Gender Identity

    Gender identity describes how a person internally perceives their gender, or sense of gender that forms as people mature.

    Gender identity may or may not match a person's sex assigned at birth.

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    COMMUNITY

    We have resources and information to support families of service personnel, and ex-service personnel.

    We also have information for LGBTI people who are seeking employment with Defence we can help to connect you with serving members.

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    PwC
    Pride in Diversity

    "I am proud of the contributions that LGBTI people
    make to Defence and I am proud to be in an organisation that
    has a senior leadership so committed to inclusion and diversity."

    "I am proud of the contributions that LGBTI people make to Defence and I am proud to be in an organisation that has a senior leadership so committed to inclusion and diversity."

    Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN
    Vice Chief of the Defence Force 2014 - 2018