Jennifer Westsacott becomes LGBTI Inclusion Program Patron

Chief Executive of the Business Council of Australia, Jennifer Westacott, has today been announced as a co-patron of ACON’s national not-for-profit program for LGBTI workplace inclusion, Pride in Diversity. Ms Westacott will share the position with founding patron and former High Court Justice, the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG. Ms Westacott
14 Dec 2017 Continue Reading

Let me challenge you on your use of the words Gender Diversity

Most of us when we hear the words Gender Diversity think about the initiatives put in place by employers to create a greater gender balance throughout the organisation ensuring equity, greater career progression opportunities and pay parity for our female talent. But times are changing and the words Gender Diversity
21 Sep 2015 Continue Reading


Pride in Diversity is excited to announce that we've signed the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) as our 100th member. Commenting on this significant milestone, Mark Orr, ACON President, said: “With workplace equality now an integral part of many businesses in Australia, more and more companies are recognising the enormous value and benefits
31 Aug 2015 Continue Reading


AUSTRALIA’S public sector is falling behind on LGBTI inclusion, new research has revealed. Of the 20 highest-ranked organisations in the annual Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) of LGBTI friendly employers, only one-in-five comes from the public sector. Read the full article online here. 
5 Jun 2015 Continue Reading

Australian Financial Review: Pricewaterhousecoopers-wins-top-employer-for-lgbti-support

At a slightly more than black-and-grey corporate event on Friday, professional services firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers, was awarded Australia's 2015 employer of the year for workplace support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. Westpac Group and Curtin University took out second and third place respectively in the Australian Workplace Equality Index
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Here’s Australia’s 20 most LGBTI-friendly employers

An awards luncheon today has announced Australia’s top 20 proudest local companies for their efforts with workplace support for LGBTI people. The event was hosted by Pride in Diversity, Australia’s first and only national employer support program for the inclusion of LGBTI people in the workplace. PwC Australia was given the top
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