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June 1 officially marks the start of Pride Month. Pride Month celebrates the diversity of the LGBTIQA+ community. It’s a time to reflect on how far civil rights have progressed, as well as an opportunity to continue to raise awareness and continue educating the community.
Austin Health’s workforce Diversity and Inclusion Plan 2020-23 commits to recognising that our people are our greatest strength. We want them to thrive, be their best selves, and feel engaged, safe and empowered. To achieve this, diversity and inclusion is essential to our culture and our values.
The plan also outlines feedback shared by staff during the consultation process when the plan was developed, that diversity and inclusion at Austin Health will:
We have lots planned as part of Pride Month at Austin Health, including turning our social media purple.
Stay tuned as we share more across the month of June.
You can also celebrate Pride Month by:
Find out more about what Pride Month means