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LGBT rights advocates acknowledged in Queen’s Birthday Honours

LGBT rights advocates acknowledged in Queen’s Birthday Honours

LGBTI rights advocate Ivan Hinton-Teoh (pictured) has been acknowledged in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honors. Hinton-Teoh who is a founding member of just.equal was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia. Also recognised today was Anna Brown, the CEO of Equality Australia, who played a leading role in the campaign for marriage equality in […]

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QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce given Australia’s highest civilian honour

QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce given Australia’s highest civilian honour

QANTAS CEO Alan Joyce have been given Australia’s highest civilian honour in the Queen’s Birthday announcements. Joyce is one of fifteen people given the Companion of the Order of Australia. In the citation for the award Joyce was recognised for his service to gender equity, inclusion and diversity, the aviation and tourism industries, alongside his […]

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Journalist and LGBTI advocate Anne Deveson dies age 86

Australian journalist, documentarian and passionate LGBTIQ and mental health advocate Anne Deveson has passed away at the age of 86. Deveson’s passing comes just days after the loss of her daughter Georgia Blain, who lost her battle with brain cancer on Friday. Deveson is perhaps best known for her account of her son’s real life […]

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Lex Watson Honoured on Queen’s Birthday

Lex Watson Honoured on Queen’s Birthday

LGBT activist Lex Watson, who passed away last month, was today honoured by being appointed a Member of the Order of Australia on the Queen’s Birthday list. Watson was born in Perth in 1943, spent some of his formative years in Geraldton before attending the Perth Modern School and the University of Western Australia, where […]

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