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What did EY do, to be named the most inclusive employer in Australia?

OUT IN PERTH - 28 May, 2018 Professional services firm EY was named Australia’s most inclusive employer at the Pride in Diversity Awards last week. Lynn Kraus, Managing Partner for Advisory – and the executive sponsor for Unity, the organisation’s LGBTIQ network, chatted to OUTinPerth about what the organisation has done to change
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2018 AWEI awards Uniting for commitment to LGTBIQ inclusion

INSIGHTS MAGAZINE - 26 May, 2018 Uniting has won three awards in the 2018 Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI), recognising the faith-based organisation for its commitment to inclusivity and support for the LGBTIQ community. The AWEI awards are an independent benchmark of the actions taken by Australian organisations as LGBTIQ-inclusive employers. More than
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The Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards reveal top employers

SBS NEWS - 26 May, 2018 Financial services company EY won 'Employer of the Year' at the 2018 Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards. The event recognises leaders, individuals and networks that have made a significant impact on inclusion in their workplaces. Seven-hundred people attended Friday’s luncheon, which was hosted by Pride in Diversity, the national not-for-profit
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COMMONWEALTH BANK’S LGBTI EMPLOYEE NETWORK IGNITES INCLUSION

STAR OBSERVER - July 8, 2017 IN just five years, Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has gone from having no formal approach to inclusion for its LGBTI employees to achieving gold status as one of Australia’s top ten employers at the 2017 Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI) awards, with its LGBTI employee network Unity
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Australia’s Highest Ranking Small Employer For LGBTI Inclusion

LOTL - 22 May 2017 Children’s services provider, Key Assets has been named Australia’s Highest Ranking Small Employer for LGBTI inclusion at the 2017 Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) Awards for the third consecutive year. This year they also took home the highly honourable ‘Gold Award.’ Key Assets’ Executive Director, Rob Ryan
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AUSTRALIA’S TOP 20 EMPLOYERS FOR LGBTI* EMPLOYEES ANNOUNCED

FRIDAY 20 MAY, 2016 Westpac Group has been named Australia’s 2016 Employer of the Year for LGBTI inclusion for the first time at a special event held in Sydney by ACON’s Pride in Diversity (PID) program, a national not-for-profit employer program for the inclusion of LGBTI people in the workplace. Employer of
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BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS FOR LGBTI INCLUSION

MONDAY 11 JULY 2016 - STAR OBSERVER WHEN AGL Loy Yang’s General Manager Steve Rieniets heard his name announced as the 2016 AWEI Regional Inclusion Champion, his initial reaction was surprise. “I was a bit surprised to be honest, but very proud to have won the award. I think it’s a reflection of
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HOW WESTPAC CAME OUT ON TOP IN LGBTI INCLUSION

THURSDAY 30 JUNE, 2016 - STAR OBSERVER SINCE joining the Westpac Group two years ago, Sam Turner has felt the most supported and comfortable she ever has with being herself at work. Working as one of the brand’s many regional general managers, Turner has also taken on the role of chairing Global
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