Deakin LGBTIQ+ Staff and Students
About Deakin's LGBTIQ+ Community network and Working Group.
Deakin support services including Allies and HDCOs, useful links and resources.
Deakin's LGBTIQ+ community is supported by a network of trained allies.
Supporting the inclusion and wellbeing of Deakin’s LGBTIQ+ students and staff.
LGBTIQ+ awareness and ally training sessions for staff and students.
Being LGBTIQ+ in Australia, laws, legal services and other support.
Support for transgender, gender diverse, non-binary and intersex staff and students.
Benefits applicable to LGBTIQ+ staff and families such as leave and health care.
News and Events
Deakin’s LGBTIQ+ Community Grants
Deakin University is offering grants of up to $5,000 (exc GST - from a total pool of $15,000) for community-based projects that enhance the inclusion and well-being of LGBTIQ+ Community members and target the areas covered by Deakin’s Burwood, Geelong and Warrnambool campuses. Projects will be funded for the calendar year 2020 and must be completed by 31 December, 2020.
Funding is available to not-for-profit, non-government, incorporated groups and organisations. These can be groups with a focus on the LGBTIQ+ community or groups with a more general focus that which are seeking to extend their work to include the LGBTIQ+ community.
APPLICATIONS DUE BY: 11.59pm, Monday 30 September
AWEI (Australian Workplace Equality Index)
Deakin has achieved the status of Gold Tier employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI), an index managed by Pride in Diversity, Australia’s first and only national, not-for-profit employer support program for all aspects of LGBTI workplace inclusion.