On March 17th SARAA encourages you to vote for the political party that will deliver the most, not only for you, but also our community. Here is our complete 2018 Election Scorecard so that you can compare the policies of the political parties. Responses were received from Labor, Liberal, Greens, SA-Best and Dignity. No response […]
The SARAA Board provided feedback to recent consultation following the SA Government’s release of the ‘The Way Forward: LGBTIQ Report’. Some of our key recommendations included continued support for the Safe Schools Anti-bullying Initiative, development of a new LGBTIQ social inclusion and wellbeing strategy, formation of a Ministerial Advisory Committee on LGBTIQ equality, and an increased […]
What SARAA has to say… “It is SARAAs position that there is no place in a democratic civil society such as Australia, to extend institutionalised discrimination which already has a significant impact on vulnerable groups. The protection against discrimination for individuals is protected in Australian and international law and this is carefully balanced with freedom […]
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Australians have voted for marriage equality not a green light to discriminate. The cross-party consensus bill is the best way forward now to ensure the will of the Australian people is recognised and that marriage equality becomes a reality by the end of the year.” Shirleene Robinson, Director, Australian Marriage Equality THE JOINT STATEMENT, signed by […]
The Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) are asking for feedback regarding the outcomes of the South Australian Strategy for the Inclusion of LGBTIQ People 2014 – 2016 and what you see as the most pressing priorities in the future. The Way Forward: LGBTIQ Report and information about the Strategy can be found on […]
15 November 2017: The Yes Campaign wins the ABS Postal Survey, 61.6% to 38.3%. There was a clean sweep of Commonwealth seats in South Australia. 21 November 2017: Phillip Ruddock appointed by the Commonwealth Government to review religious protections in Australian law to appease the religious right-wing of the Liberal Party. 27 November 2017: The […]
On 15 November 2017, SARAA held the first Ian Purcell Oration as its contribution to the FEAST Festival at the State Library An Oration is to be held each year by SARAA to honour the contribution made by Ian to our South Australian LGBTIQ Community and to enliven current debates and LGBTIQ advocacy. The Orations […]