Summary of Council Outcomes
Council Meeting 8 May 2015
[This document is a public summary of matters considered by Council. This summary is not intended to be a detailed set of minutes and does not cover all matters considered by the Council.]
Members noted the Canberra Times ‘Behind Closed Doors’ special focus on domestic violence series. Members agreed to consider stories of domestic violence in the LGBTIQ sector on a case-by-case basis.
Discussions with the community sector are progressing regarding the recommendations in the report and an announcement is due shortly. National LGBTI Health Alliance Conference organisers confirmed abstract on Aged Care Report for their conference in August.
Promotion of LGBTIQ community events
Members are finalising a project list for LGBTIQ integration including: the Multicultural Festival, Arts events, Canberra Day, Enlighten and Floriade.
Inclusion in ACT Government policy development
Members attended a range of policy development forums including revision to the Governments Respect, Equity and Diversity (RED) framework, and nomination to the Ministerial Advisory Council on Ageing.