RMIT recognised as Employer of the Year for LGBTI inclusion

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Assistant Director Student Diversity and Inclusion Lara Rafferty (L) and Organisational Development Manager Amy Love (R) pictured with Qantas CEO and Pride in Diversity co-patron Alan Joyce at the Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards.

RMIT recently won the top honour – Employer of the Year – at the Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards, which recognise organisations around the country fostering and supporting diverse communities.

The Awards, based on the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) run by Pride in Diversity, are the national benchmark on LGBTI inclusion.

RMIT was also presented with the Trans and Gender Diverse Inclusion award, acknowledging the support offered via the Gender Transition Guide, including special leave for staff transitioning genders.

The University was also awarded Gold Employer Status for the second year in a row. Of the 180 participating organisations, 14 received gold recognition.

More details available here.

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