Serve with Pride

    ENHANCING INCLUSION

    BUILDING COMMUNITY

    CREATING CAPABILITY

    Paying tribute and honouring brave Anzacs

    Cate McGregor and Gordon Ramsay MLA laid a rainbow wreath paying special tribute to brave LGBTI personnel who have served with honour and to commemorate the sacrifice of all Australian and New Zealand soldiers, sailors and airmen. The rainbow tribute in...

    [Ending HIV] PrEP subsidy to commence in April

    PrEP, the preventative medicine that radically reduces the risk of HIV transmission, will be subsidised via the Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule (PBS) from 1 April 2018. The Australian government made the announcement in a press release today to provide $180 million of...

    Defence and DEFGLIS proud of inclusion and respect at 40th Mardi Gras Parade

    Defence and DEFGLIS joined with 200 distinct groups to march in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade, that featured a stunning array of creative concepts from all walks of the LGBTI community. The contingent of over 150 personnel was...

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    Diverse sexuality and gender

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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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    "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