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    Our Purpose

    To support and represent Australian Defence Force LGBTI people and their families

    OUR VALUES

    We have four core values that express what we stand for and are core to all of our initiatives.

    They guide how we work together, and shape our decisions and actions.

    Our values are consistent with Australian Defence Force, Australian Public Service and single service values.

    INCLUSION
    JUSTICE
    INTEGRITY
    COMMUNITY

    SUPPORT

    We facilitate professional networking to create a resilient Defence LGBTI community and develop members to deliver peer-support.

    Who we are

    DEFGLIS is a non-partisan volunteer charity that supports LGBTI serving members, ex-service members and veterans of the Australian Defence Force and their families.

    We are a volunteer-led and volunteer operated incorporated association with strong connections with the Australian Defence Force.

    We work towards enhancing inclusion and respect, to enable greater delivery of Defence outcomes.

    The association is non-partisan in nature and does not endorse or make donations to any political party. 

    Focus of our Strategy
    Our Vision
    Our History
    Our Members
    Non-Political Nature

    STRENGTHEN

    We seek to strengthen Defence capability through initiatives that foster inclusion of LGBTI personnel and all of the diverse workforce.

    IWD 2020: All of us play a role in achieving #eachforequal

    DEFGLIS Vice President Dr Joe Monteith's open letter on International Women's Day 2020. Dear DEFGLIS members,

    DEFGLIS and PwC develop stronger bonds at inaugural Perth event

    At our inaugural Perth event, DEFGLIS and PwC came together to network and celebrate inclusivity within the workplace. DEFGLIS Member Danie Bunting tells us about the successful night that brought members of DEFGLIS and GLEE@PwC closer together. On Saturday 15 February...

    New year, new board

    The DEFGLIS Board of Directors have met to appoint office-bearers and commenced business planning for 2020. The first meeting of the new year involved the induction of new faces, appointment of office-bearers, and planning for a productive and exciting year delivering the objectives...