The ACT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) Ministerial Advisory Council provides advice to the ACT Government and community on issues affecting LGBTIQ persons. The Advisory Council provides practical and strategic advice to support the LGBTIQ community, improve the lives of people who identify as LGBTIQ and promote an inclusive Canberra.
The Council welcomes input on strategic policy issues affecting LGBTIQ persons in the community.
For further enquiries please contact the Secretariat by email: LGBTIQCouncil@act.gov.au.
The Advisory Council has a key role in maintaining Canberra’s reputation as Australia’s friendliest city for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people.
Members were selected for their expertise and experience in issues faced by the LGBTIQ community and their networks within the community. They are passionate individuals with experience in a wide range of LGBTIQ groups across Canberra and who demonstrate a sound knowledge of the interests and concerns of those in the LGBTIQ community.
The Advisory Council brings together a diverse range of skills, experience and expertise to assist the government to continue to develop and implement policies that are relevant to LGBTIQ persons and the broader community.
The Council has a strong focus on issues such as discrimination, aged care, education, sport and tourism and reports to government through the Chief Minister.
It provides valuable practical and strategic advice to the ACT Government to support the LGBTIQ community, improve the lives of people who identify as LGBTIQ and promote an inclusive Canberra.
ACT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) Ministerial Advisory Council
C/- Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
GPO Box 158
Canberra ACT 2601