Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)

The Office for LGBTIQ Affairs


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About Us

Coordinates and supports strategic government projects and policy to promote Canberra as the most LGBTIQ friendly City in Australia.

The Office:

  • coordinates a whole of government approach for promoting Canberra as the most LGBTIQ friendly city in the country;
  • engages relevant areas of government with subject matter expertise to implement legislative reform, promote inclusive events, and appropriately targeted services for LGBTIQ people;
  • supports and engages with the LGBTIQ Ministerial Advisory Council on matters where the government is seeking advice and guidance; and
  • provides policy advice to the Chief Minister on LGBTIQ matters.

Quick Facts About The Region

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate is located in the suburbs of Canberra Central and City, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Canberra.