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Drummond Street Services wholeheartedly support the Uluru Statement From the Heart

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Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tribes were the first sovereign Nations of the Australian continent and its adjacent islands, and possessed it under our own laws and customs.

How To Survive the Election as a Trans Person

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Openly attacking trans people appears to be a cornerstone of the election strategy of right-leaning parties. As members of the LGBTQIA+ community, we know how dangerous this situation is. So how does the trans community protect itself from propaganda and hate speech?

Urgent Law Reform Needed to Prevent Sexual Harassment at Work

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One in three Australians have been sexually harassed at work within the past five years. It is prevalent and pervasive. But it is also preventable.

Disappointment Over the Passing of the Religious Discrimination Bill

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Drummond Street Services and Queerspace express our extreme disappointment that the “Religious Discrimination Bill” passed the House of Representatives overnight.

Statement Opposing the Religious Discrimination Bill

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Freedom and protection from discrimination have been hard won. This is not the time for bystanders, it is time for action.

Future-proofing Safety

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Drummond Street Services’ Centre for Family Research and Evaluation, in partnership with RMIT University’s Centre for Innovative Justice and the Australian Institute of Family Studies, has recently commenced Future-proofing Safety.

Equal Access, Equal ‘Freedom’ for All

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Drummond Street Services wants to offer its solidarity to those who are in our communities, including those who are living with disabilities, their families and loved ones, including children and young people by providing access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Archer Magazine Saved From Closure

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On June 22nd of this year the Drummond Street Services Board of Directors voted to save Archer Magazine. Drummond Street Services and Archer Staff are excited to join forces with the hope to sustain the publication and build on its reach, value, and audience.

Open Letter to Hon. Matthew Guy

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Dear the Honorable Matthew Guy; incumbent opposition leader and leader of the Victorian Liberal party, We call on you to stand by your commitment, pledging a focus on support for the mental health of young people.

Q space: A New LGBTIQA+ Family Counselling Service & Family Support Network to be established across Victoria

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Drummond Street Services and its community service partners; (representing rural and regional communities) are thrilled to announce its success in receiving funds from the Victorian State Government to establish a new LGBTIQA+ Family Counselling service over the next four years.