LGBTQ Working Group

LGBTQ Working Group

The LGBTQ Working Group is part of Council's Community Engagement Framework, providing advice and input to support Council's decision-making and actions.


The purpose of the group is: 

  • To involve sexuality and gender diverse people including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, agender, aromantic (LGBTQ) people and allies in issues that affect them.
  • To provide sexuality and gender diverse people and allies with a forum to voice their ideas, concerns, needs, interests, and views to Inner West Council and hence the community.
  • To provide an avenue for sexuality and gender diverse people and allies to plan and implement Inner West Council approved events and activities for sexuality people and allies.
  • To raise awareness in the community of the positive contributions that sexuality and gender diverse people make to community life.
  • To provide sexuality and gender diverse people and allies with opportunities to learn and develop new skills and meet new people.
  • To allow sexuality and gender diverse people and allies to have input into decision making processes of Inner West Council that impact upon the community as a whole.
  • To provide information and advice to Inner West Council on behalf of LGBTQ people and allies and organisations that work with LGBTQ people.
  • Leading and engaging the Inner West community in projects that celebrate and affirm sexuality and gender diverse people.

Terms of reference

Terms of reference (DOCX 70.8KB)


Josie Leeson, Community Projects Officer

Phone: (02) 9392 5756


Upcoming meetings

Date and time

Virtual Meeting, 6-8pm

2021 Proposed Meeting Dates

Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Monday, 1 February 2021
Monday, 1 March 2021
Tuesday, 6 April 2021
Monday, 3 May 2021
Monday, 7 June 2021 (Team Building)
Monday, 5 July 2021 (Postponed)
Monday, 2 August 2021 (Postponed)
Monday, 20 September 2021 (Team Building completed)
Monday, 18 October 2021
Monday, 15 November 2021
Monday, 20 December 2021

Member list 

Download members list  (DOCX 13KB)

Agendas and meeting summaries

Date Agenda Minutes Additional Documents
 10 December 2021      
 15 November 2021 Agenda (DOCX 37.3KB)
Agenda (PDF 147.5KB)
 18 October 2021 Agenda (DOCX 37.2KB)
Agenda (PDF 110.8KB)
Minutes (DOCX 52.2KB)
Minutes (PDF 127.1KB)
3 May 2021 Agenda (DOCX 37.2KB)
Agenda (PDF 112KB) 
6 April 2021 Agenda (DOCX 36.8KB)
Agenda  (PDF 111.1KB) 
Meeting not held - quorum not met
1 March 2021 Agenda (DOCX 37KB)
Agenda  (PDF 110.6KB) 
Minutes (DOCX 52.2KB)
Minutes (PDF 138.6KB)
 1 February 2021 Agenda (DOCX 36.4KB)
Agenda  (PDF 109.3KB) 
Minutes (DOCX 55.9KB)
Minutes (PDF 116KB)

 19 January 2021 Agenda (DOCX 36.1KB)
Agenda (PDF 110.5KB)
Minutes (DOCX 58.8KB)
Minutes (PDF 131.6KB)

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