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    Serve with Pride

    ENHANCING INCLUSION

    BUILDING COMMUNITY

    CREATING CAPABILITY

    Research Launch: Where are all the LGBTI women at work

    The low visibility and engagement of same‑sex attracted women in the workplace has been the subject of extensive research and analysis by PwC and Pride in Diversity, with key findings and practical initiatives outlined in a new report.

    'Because of her we can' – NAIDOC Week 2018

    This NAIDOC Week, 8-15 July, Defence and DEFGLIS celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Indigenous Australians. The theme – Because of Her We Can – celebrates the invaluable contributions that Indigenous Australian women have made, and continue to make, to...

    AVM Tracy Smart recognised as a top LGBTI Australian

    Air Vice-Marshal (Dr.) Tracy Smart AM, ADF Surgeon General and Commander of Joint Health Command was named as one of Australia's most outstanding LGBTI Australians. AVM Smart is responsible for the provision of strategic health advice, technical oversight, health care, and...

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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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    PwC
    Pride in Diversity
    Scott Electrics
    Defence Pride

    "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