The Ally Network supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people at Monash. Allies take a proactive stance against discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status and help culture an inclusive culture.
Find out more here or become an Ally
Pride in Diversity
Monash has been a member of Pride in Diversity since 2014. Pride in Diversity is Australia’s first and only national not-for-profit employer support program for all aspects of LGBTIQ workplace inclusion.
Pride in Diversity works closely with us in providing advice, training and consultancy to help Monash support our LGBTIQ staff.
Australian Workplace Equality Index
The Australian Workplace Equality Index AWEI is a national benchmark on LGBTIQ workplace inclusion. It measures policy, practice, programs and culture inclusive culture. In 2017 Monash achieved a Bronze level award.
Transgender and Gender Diverse Staff
We support staff who are transitioning or affirming their gender. If you are seeking advice about transitioning at Monash or about other available resources contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Staff Equity Programs on 03 9902 9915.
Monash has joined over 2000 organisations in supporting marriage equality in Australia.
Monash President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret Gardner AO, said the University has long been a supporter of equity and diversity, with a focus on inclusion a key element of its strategic plan. “Since it was founded, Monash has stood for the principles of fairness, tolerance and diversity. Support for marriage equality is consistent with these values and our commitment to championing those values,”
More information for staff and managers
For more information about LGBTIQ staff inclusion please contact Staff Equity Programs on 03 9902 9915 or at email@example.com.
Managers and supervisors can refer to our Staff Equity Toolkit for relevant resources and information [log in required]
You are welcome to provide feedback on LGBTIQ inclusion matters anonymously by completing an online form (that will go to our inbox firstname.lastname@example.org).