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DEFGLIS launches #standproud campaign, which shines a spotlight on diversity in the Defence Department – to strengthen warfighting capability


In response to recent reporting that challenges visible diversity in the Australian Defence Force, DEFGLIS has launched a campaign to illuminate the contributions of the diverse Defence warfighting force, and highlight the importance of their visible inclusion within the Department.

In the lead-up to ANZAC Day, DEFGLIS Vice President Heidi Rossendell reflects on her path to becoming an ally.

Just over two years ago, I found myself in a meeting room at the ACON in Sydney. The occasion was my first Navy Diversity Reference Group meeting as the recently appointed Deputy Director Navy Diversity and Inclusion.

DEFGLIS celebrates International Non-binary People’s Day on 14 July 2020

International Non-Binary People’s day is held every year on 14 July, at the midpoint between International Women’s and International Men’s days. It is an opportunity to celebrate the diversity and resilience of non-binary people worldwide and increase awareness about the spectrum of non-binary identities.

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