Griffith University's staff counselling program
- self-assessment tools
- information on resilience
- information on wellbeing.
All employees and clinicians at Benestar are required to complete LGBTIQ+ inclusion training. A clinician with experience working with LGBTIQ+ communities can be provided on request.
Staff and students who are concerned about a student's wellbeing may refer the student to the Counselling service on their campus. An appointment will be offered if the student is agreeable (voluntary access).
This is a confidential service and no information will be disclosed to referring staff or Allies concerning any consultations held with students.
If you have experienced bullying or harassment and would like information on your options, please contact email@example.com to request a Harassment and Discrimination Contact Officer also trained in LGBTIQ+ inclusion.
Pride in Diversity
PiD is a non-profit organisation which works closely with HR, diversity professionals and LGBTIQ Network Leaders to assist Australian employers with the inclusion of LGBTI+ employees.
The University's membership enables access to a range of networks and resources for our staff and students, including:
- A legal guide to workplace inclusion
- Let's talk gender: A closer look at gender diversity in the workplace
- Line managers guide: How to manage a diverse workforce
- Manager's guide to LGBTI workplace inclusion
- Manager's quick guide to inclusion
- Pride in Sport
- Sapphire initiative for Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (LBT) women in the workplace
- Sexual orientation and gender diversity
- Terminology and definitions
- Walking in Rainbow Shoes training module
Inclusion in sport
A useful resource for any Griffith sporting associations, staff or students wishing to be involved in sport is the Anti-Homophobia and Inclusion Framework for Australian Sports.
A framework document to combat discrimination against same sex attracted people in sport.
- Australian Human Rights Commission
Visit the Australian Human Rights Commission site for information related to LGBTIQ+ discrimination and publications.
- Beyond Blue
Beyond Blue celebrates the strength, resilience and diversity of LGBTIQ+ communities. Visit their site for a range of resources on reducing discrimination and promoting mental health.
- Griffith University Ally Network (All campuses)
- LGBTI Legal Service
The LGBTI Legal Service offers free and confidential legal advice to Queensland residents who identify as members of the diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex community.
- Open Doors Youth Service
Provides support to young people with diverse genders, sex and sexualities. They support young people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Asexual, Pansexual, Sistergirl or Brotherboy (LGBTIQAP+, Sistergirl & Brotherboy) aged 12-24 across South East Queensland.
- The Pinnacle Foundation
Provides educational and vocational support to young adults across Australia where their gender identity, sexual orientation or sexual characteristics have prevented or hindered achievement of their career aspirations or personal development.
- Queensland Human Rights Commission
Queensland’s Human Rights Act 2019 and Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 contain specific protections for LGBTIQ+ people. Find out more on the Commission website.
- PFLAG (for parents)
Parent and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Brisbane (PFLAG) is a support group for parents of LGBTIQ people in Queensland. They also strive to support LGBTIQ+ people who are, or fear, they may be abandoned by their families. Contact PFLAG on phone 0400 767 832 or view their contact form and email options.
- Other Support for young people who identify as LGBTIQ+
Visit the Queensland Government site for more support information.
- LGBTIQ+ Medical Services