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Out for Australia are looking for LGBTIQ professional mentors

Out for Australia are looking for LGBTIQ professional mentors

Applications are now open for volunteer mentors to take part in Out for Australia’s LGBTIQ-focused program. The organisation is looking for professionals to provide mentees with skills, contacts and information to help queer students transition from tertiary education to the work force. Out for Australia matches established and upcoming professionals based on their industry interests […]

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Out for Australia highlight role models within LGBTIQ communities

Out for Australia highlight role models within LGBTIQ communities

Out for Australia have announced the winners of their 2018 LGBTIQ Role Models Awards.┬áThe awards aim to share the inspiring stories of LGBTIQ students and professionals who have made an impact in their communities but are too often overlooked. The third annual awards ceremony featured keynote speaker Mr Michael Ebeid AM, CEO and Managing Director […]

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OUTinPerth’s Leigh Andrew Hill nominated for Out for Australia Award

OUTinPerth’s Leigh Andrew Hill nominated for Out for Australia Award

Out for Australia has announced the nominees for their 2018 Australian Role Model Awards, and OUTinPerth’s Leigh Andrew Hill is among the finalists. The awards recognise inspiring people who have each had a positive impact in the LGBTIQ community, Leigh has been nominated in the Young Professionals category. Leigh first joined OUTinPerth as part of […]

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Make the world a better place: Out for Australia seeks volunteers

Make the world a better place: Out for Australia seeks volunteers

Have you got some spare time and would you like to give back to your local community? Out for Australia are seeking volunteers to fill a number of roles in Western Australia. The group promises that volunteering with them is as challenging as it is rewarding. The organisation helps LGBTIQ students and young people navigate […]

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Out for Australia announces new Chief Executive Officer

Luke Furness has been officially appointed as Out for Australia‘s new Chief Executive Officer after a selection process conducted by the Board. Previously, Luke served as Queensland Director and the new CEO has said that he relishes the experience of being involved with the organisation. “Out for Australia’s work changes lives, and I’m honoured and […]

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Volunteer with OUT for Australia

Community group Out for Australia are looking for new volunteers to join the Western Australian branch of their organisation. Many LGBTIQ university students or young professionals in the early stages of their career face uncertainties or anxieties about how their sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status may impact their professional careers. Out for Australia […]

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Out for Australia Mentoring Program applications now open

Out for Australia Mentoring Program applications now open

National LGBTI initiative Out For Australia have launched applications for a new round of queer mentees looking for a step up in the workplace. Out For Australia’s Mentoring Program helps LGBTIQ students get a head start in the contemporary workplace, pairing students with LGBTIQ professional mentors in their desired field. The program helps to place […]

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The Pinnacle Foundation and Out For Australia tap into synergy

Two major LGBTIQ charities have signed a memorandum of understanding, agreeing to complement each other’s work providing assistance to LGBTIQ students. The Pinnacle Foundation and Out for Australia acknowledge the different and unique role each organisation plays in supporting the nourishment for LGBTIQ students. Out for Australia CEO Matt Yeldham and Pinnacle CEO Sean Linkson […]

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PHOTOS: Out For Australia WA Launch

Out For Australia launched their WA program last Friday with an evening of libations and networking at┬áRaine Square’s Bankwest Place. The program which arranges professional mentors with LGBTIQ students set off to a flying start on the west coast, attracting dozens of queer professionals, students and allies to the opening event. Speakers included CEO Matthew […]

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Out For Australia launches in WA

Out For Australia launches in WA

The respected Out for Australia program which aims to support LGBTIQ students and professionals is launching in Western Australia this month. The non-profit group runs several programs including a mentoring program, supported by law firm Baker and McKenzie, which matches students and professionals in one-on-one mentorships. The organisation also hosts quarterly networking events that bring […]

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