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Townsville - Wear it Purple


2015 08 13 Wear it purple

Over the last year, many of our members have raised the challenges of ensuring the LGBTI inclusion initiatives reach their regional and remote employees. The 2018 AWEI underscored the importance of this focus, by highlighting lower levels of inclusion and significantly higher levels of bullying and harassment in workplaces in regional Australia.


With this in mind, and as part of our Regional Reach strategic initiative, Pride in Diversity is launching the first of a series of regional cross-member programs. The program is a combination of training, discussion and networking. At the request of our members, this will be held in Townsville on the 30th and 31st August (to coincide with Wear It Purple Day). James Cook University has kindly offered to co-host much of the program.

We realise many of our members have employee locations in Townsville and we would appreciate those of you who do, to proactively distribute the flyer [click here to download] to your management on the ground, encouraging their teams’ participation, irrespective of whether they are executives, management or professional employees. Many Federal and Queensland Government department agencies, as well as national private sector organisations, have indicated their support and engagement. It would be wonderful to see a broad cohort of members represented at the various events included in the program.

We will hold a similar program in Geelong on the 25th September. If these prove effective, we will expand into other locations across Australia, with our members, for our members.

All Townsville events are free, but bookings are essential!

Thursday, 30 August 2018

1000-1130h

LGBTI Awareness

Register here

1400-1500h

LGBTI Health & Wellbeing

Register here

1530-1700h

Inclusive Leadership & Allies

Register here

1730-1800h

Networking Drinks

Register here

Friday, 31 August 2018

1000-1100h

Wear it Purple Morning Tea

Register here

Event Properties

Event Date 30-Aug-2018 10:00 am
Event End Date 31-Aug-2018 12:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Location
Townsville - James Cook University
1 James Cook Dr, Douglas QLD 4814, Australia
Townsville - James Cook University

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