The Office for LGBTIQ Affairs

The Office for LGBTIQ Affairs coordinates and supports strategic government projects and policy to promote Canberra as the most LGBTIQ friendly City in Australia. It is located within the Policy and Cabinet Division of the Chief Minister Treasury and Economic Development Directorate.

The Office:

  • coordinates a whole of government approach for promoting Canberra as the most LGBTIQ friendly city in the country;
  • engages relevant areas of government with subject matter expertise to implement legislative reform, promote inclusive events, and appropriately targeted services for LGBTIQ people;
  • supports and engages with the LGBTIQ Ministerial Advisory Council on matters where the government is seeking advice and guidance; and
  • provides policy advice to the Chief Minister on LGBTIQ matters.