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 45.9KB)


Josie Leeson, Community Projects Officer

Phone: (02) 9392 5756


Upcoming meetings

Date and time
Third Monday of the month
Marrickville Library Pavilion, 6-8pm

2022 Meeting Dates

Monday, 17 January 2022
Monday, 21 February 2022
Monday, 11 April 2022 (postponed from 21 March)
Tuesday, 18 April 2022 (Easter Monday - no meeting)
Monday, 16 May 2022
Monday, 20 June 2022
Monday, 18 July 2022
Monday, 15 August 2022
Monday, 19 September 2022
Monday, 17 October 2022
Monday, 21 November 2022
Monday, 19 December 2022

Member list 

Download Members List (DOCX 21.2KB)

Agendas and meeting summaries

Date Agenda Minutes Additional Documents
 16 May 2022 Agenda (DOCX 44KB)
Agenda (PDF 123.5KB)
 11 April 2022 Agenda (DOCX 43.9KB)
Agenda (PDF 107.3KB)
Minutes (DOCX 811.9KB)
Minutes (PDF 293.8KB)
 Attachments (PDF 257.8KB)
 21 February 2022 Agenda (DOCX 40.3KB)
Agenda (PDF 107.6KB)
Minutes (DOCX 806.5KB)
Minutes (PDF 284.6KB)
 17 January 2022 Agenda (DOCX 37.5KB)
Agenda (PDF 124.3KB)
Minutes (DOCX 56.4KB)
Minutes (PDF 163.1KB)
 10 December 2021 Agenda (DOCX 37.3KB)
Agenda (PDF 109.7KB)
Minutes (DOCX 52.7KB)
Minutes (PDF 143.3KB)
 15 November 2021 Agenda (DOCX 37.3KB)
Agenda (PDF 147.5KB)
Minutes (DOCX 55.5KB)
Minutes (PDF 165.5KB)
 18 October 2021 Agenda (DOCX 37.2KB)
Agenda (PDF 110.8KB)
Minutes (DOCX 52.2KB)
Minutes (PDF 127.1KB)
20 September 2021 Agenda (DOCX 36.8KB)
Agenda (PDF 120.5KB)
Minutes (DOCX 56.9KB)
Minutes (PDF 179.7KB)
10 June 2021 Agenda (DOCX 36.5KB)
Agenda (PDF 124.3KB)
Minutes (DOCX 62KB)
Minutes (PDF 259.9KB)
3 May 2021 Agenda (DOCX 37.2KB)
Agenda (PDF 112KB) 
Minutes (DOCX 56.9KB)
Minutes (PDF 167.9KB)
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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