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In our consultations, participants noted the importance of LGBTIQ+ people taking part at all levels of decision making. This includes within government, the community and private sectors, and in delivering programs and supports intended for them.

‘We need everyday LGBTIQ+ people represented in a positive way as role models.’
Workshop participant, rural and regional consultation

A key part of LGBTIQ+ representation is the broad principle of ‘nothing about us, without us’, a term with its origins in disability activism. This calls for including and supporting the diversity of LGBTIQ+ people in the design, delivery and review of government policies, services and programs.

Rainbow colours symbolising the LGBTIQ+ community

Reviewed 05 February 2022

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