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Better Together 2020 LGBTIQ+ National Conference

Fri 10th Jan 2020, 9:00 am - Sat 11th Jan 2020, 5:00 pm
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$199 - $1290 AUD + BF

$199 - $1290 AUD + BF

The Equality Project

Better Together 2020 LGBTIQ+ National Conference

Date and Time

Fri 10th Jan 2020, 9:00 am - Sat 11th Jan 2020, 5:00 pm

Location

Williamstown Town Hall
104 Ferguson St, Williamstown VIC 3016, Australia

Event description

BETTER TOGETHER 2020

Australia's 3rd National LGBTIQ+ Conference

We are thrilled to announce our 3rd national conference, Better Together 2020, will be held in Melbourne on 10-11 January 2020 at Williamstown Town Hall in Williamstown, Victoria.

The national conference will aim to explore the current issues facing the LGBTIQ+ movement, and bring together voices from indigenous communities, people with a disability, the Deaf community, as well as multicultural and multi-faith communities.

In 2020, the Trans & Gender Diverse/Non-Binary Caucus will run for a full day on 9th January as part of the pre-conference activities.

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Better Together 2020 is supported by the State Government of Victoria, Hobsons Bay City Council, Nicholes Family Lawyers, Thorne Harbour Health, Deakin University, Switchboard Victoria, Joy 94.9.

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Trans & Gender Diverse/Non-Binary Caucus

We are running the Trans & Gender Diverse/Non-Binary Caucus on Thursday 9th January 2020. If you wish to attend we will send you additional information regarding the venue details. This event is strictly for people who identify as Transgender and/or Gender Diverse and/or Non-Binary only. All other caucus gatherings will take place on 10-11 January at Williamstown Town Hall.

Auslan Interpreting

If you require Auslan interpreting (10-11 Jan 2020) you may need to pre-select your sessions upon arrival. Please arrive early to allow the interpreters time to prepare. More details will be provided closer to the event date.

Food

In order to keep the registration fees affordable, the conference will not be catered. Adequate meal breaks will be provided and local food outlets will be open and accessible during the event. Water, coffee and tea will be provided on site.

Wellbeing Team

For the first time, we will have a Wellbeing Team on-site provided by Switchboard Victoria. More information will be provided closer to the event.

Scholarships

We will be offering a number of scholarships to cover the 2-day conference pass. Apply here: http://bettertogether.org.au/scholarship

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The Equality Project is a non-profit charity organisation bringing together LGBTIQ+ people with our allies across the social justice movement, to advocate for a better, more just, and fairer society for all.

In order to facilitate a conversation about LGBTIQ+ rights in Australia we need to have a platform to share our ideas and experiences and ask the hard questions about how we can move forward and tackle what's important.

Better Together is a space for LGBTIQ+ voices to be heard and to promote collaborative action. Join us.

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The Equality Project acknowledges the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation as traditional custodians of the lands in Hobsons Bay, paying respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

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Find out more: www.theequalityproject.org.au

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Date and Time

Fri 10th Jan 2020, 9:00 am - Sat 11th Jan 2020, 5:00 pm

Location

Williamstown Town Hall
104 Ferguson St, Williamstown VIC 3016, Australia

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The Equality Project is a national health promotion organisation bringing together Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ+) people with our allies across the social justice movement, to promote a better, more just, and fairer society for all Australians. Our mission is to create a space for LGBTIQ+ advocates and organisations to work together, build bridges, and speak with a common voice, through a national conference and training academy.