The 2015 Australian Workplace Equality Index Survey is once again the largest survey of its kind in Australia accounting for almost 9,000 individual responses. In this session, Pride in Diversity will present the key findings of this important research into Australia’s LGBTI Workplace Inclusion Landscape.

Westpac Group talk about how they have extended their Inclusion & Diversity strategies to go beyond employee-focused initiatives to connect with their diverse customer groups. In the last year, Westpac and their GLOBAL Employee Action Group have reached out to new markets and enhanced LGBTI customer loyalty by forging connections with external partnerships, educating customer-facing employees and considering the needs of their diverse customer base. Includes discussion and Q&A of the impact both internally and externally.

Delegates to choose one of the below sessions

SESSION 17: Engaging Allies for Change, Pride in Diversity
SESSION 18: Embedding LGBTI into your Culture, Accenture
SESSION 19: More Than Lip Service – Social Impact and Transformational Power of Successful D&I Policy, The Pinnacle Foundation
SESSION 20: Inclusive Practice for Aged Care and Disability, ACON Training & Consulting

Delegates to choose one of the below sessions

SESSION 21: Tell the World  –  Media Channels and Strategies, Star Observer and Pink Media
SESSION 22: Understanding Asexuality, The Lived Experience, Pride in Diversity
SESSION 23: LGBTI Inclusion in Sport and the Pride in Sport Index, Andrew Purchas
SESSION 24: Intersection of Identity: Our People, Customers and Communities, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Delegates to choose one of the below sessions

SESSION 25: Public Sector Focus Group / Findings, Pride in Diversity
SESSION 26: LGBT Inclusion – Extending Your Commitment to Asia, Community Business Hong Kong
SESSION 27: What LBT Women Want (And What the Rest of Us Can Do to Help), Herbert Smith Freehills
SESSION 28: The Value of Inclusion, National Australia Bank

Delegates to choose one of the below sessions

SESSION 29: Being an LGBTIQ Academic: Roles and Responsibilities, Monash University
SESSION 30: Mentally Healthy Workplaces For All , beyondblue
SESSION 31: LGBTI Inclusion in the Defence Force, Department of Defence
SESSION 32: Leading the charge with collaboration – the importance of broadening your community appeal and engagement with other network groups, Macquarie Group

Gayby Baby is a documentary about the experiences of kids with same-sex parents. Told from the perspective of the kids,Gayby Baby is a film about the experiences of the newest generation of gaybies, as well as a film about what family in the21st century might mean to us all.Gayby Baby has just been nominated for Best Documentary at the AACTA Awards 2016 Following the screening of the
film will be a Q&A either Maya Newell, Director of Gayby Baby of one of the families featured in the film.