2020 Annual General Meeting

This years Annual General Meeting was held via zoom.

We want to thank our Chair Daniel Richardson-Clark and our Returning Officer Ruby Leonard-Taylor for their assistance in facilitating the evening.

The fight for LGBTI rights has made significant advances in recent years, but there is still much to do – and the NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby is leading the charge.

At the recent Annual General Meeting the Lobby’s Committee of Management was reelected and reaffirmed.

Members of the Committee include advocates, lawyers, social workers, public health workers, consultants, policy advisers and and mental health managers.

“It is an honour to work with such a dedicated team, and an exciting time to be involved,” the Co-convenors said.

“We are witnessing a dramatic change in the way we are doing things given Covid-19 and the impacts on LGBTI people.”

It was noted at the AGM that a special meeting will be held in the new year to finalise the name change consultation.

NSW GLRL’s Annual Report documents the group’s steps towards legal reform and equality for the state’s LGBTI residents, as well as protecting our current protections with the likes of Mark Latham.

• The preparation of detailed submissions to Government or Parliamentary Inquiries

• The development of a Covid-19 community survey and report to highlight the impacts on the LGBTI community, now in further partnership with WSU

• We partnered with key stakeholders as a key signatory for the Protect Us All campaign.

• We participated in over a 100 organiser, stakeholder and community meetings with politicians, partner organisations, NSW police, Universities, members and volunteers.

• We provided media interviews and comments nationally and internationally, including fairfax op-eds and LGBTI media.

Stay proud,

Co-Convenors,

Audrey Marsh and Jack Whitney

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