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Waleed Aly to deliver Curtin University Human Rights Lecture

Waleed Aly to deliver Curtin University Human Rights Lecture

Writer, academic and broadcaster, Waleed Aly will deliver the annual Annual Human Rights Lecture at Curtin University’s Centre for Human Rights Education. Last year the inaugural speech was delivered by Professor Gillian Triggs of the Australian Human Rights Commission. While best known for his Gold Logie winning role on Chanel Ten’s nightly news program The Project, Waleed has […]

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Pinnacle Foundation revamps board

Pinnacle Foundation revamps board

The Pinnacle Foundation, under the leadership of Paul Zahra, has announced several new board members as the organisation looks to strengthen it’s leadership team and provide more opportunities for LGBT+ youth. After issuing over 50 scholarships around Australia in the last two years, Pinnacle has ambitions to help even more vulnerable LGBT+ youth in future […]

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Jim Obergefell in Perth for Pride!

Jim Obergefell in Perth for Pride!

Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in the US Supreme Court case that brought marriage equality to the USA, will be a special guest at this year’s Pride celebrations in Perth. Curtin University, in partnership with Affirm Press, Pride WA, KPMG and Herbert Smith Freehills are presenting an afternoon with Jim Obergefell as part of the […]

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Professor Gillian Triggs calls for more education about human rights

Professor Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, visited Perth earlier this week and delivered the inaugural Curtin University Human Rights Lecture. Speaking to the theme ‘Re-imagining Human Rights in Australia’ Professor Trigg cited increased education about the topic as an essential element in improving Australia’s understanding of how human rights should be […]

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Australia’s Top 20 LGBTI Employers Announced

Australia’s Top 20 LGBTI Employers Announced

LGBTI inclusivity organisation Pride in Diversity have announced their top national 20 LGBTI Employers of 2015. The winners were determined using Pride in Diversity’s Australian Workplace Equality Index, the organisation’s annual service that evaluates and benchmarks LGBTI inclusiveness in the workplace. PricewaterhouseCoopers was named Australia’s number one LGBTI employer, making it the first organisation to […]

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Curtin University Raises Rainbow Flag

Curtin University Raises Rainbow Flag

Curtin University today raised a rainbow flag on one of its main flagpoles in honour of LGBT Pride. Support Services Director Michelle Rogers said the flag was being raised to “show support for our LGBTI staff, students, colleagues and the wider community.” Curtin University is celebrating Pride in a number of ways: a rainbow pedestrian […]

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Documentary Screening Supports LGBTIQ Aging

Documentary Screening Supports LGBTIQ Aging

This Wednesday at Curtin University, an award winning documentary will be screened alongside a panel discussion, all with the aim of supporting aged members of the LGBTIQ community. The WA Dementia Training Centre and the Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Services (DBMAS), in conjunction with Curtin University are presenting a screening of the award winning documentary […]

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Student Guild Campaign Posters Defaced with Homophobic Graffitti

Student Guild Campaign Posters Defaced with Homophobic Graffitti

Today at Curtin University, two members of the student political group Left Action found that their Student Guild election posters had been defaced. The students in question were Clare Francis, Curtin University’s current Humanities Faculty Representative and current Guild President Sam Cavallaro. Francis is running for the position of Education Vice President for 2015 and […]

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