Foundations of LGBTIQ+ Inclusion

The Foundations of LGBTIQ+ Inclusion training is a one-day workshop that gives participants an overview of the knowledge needed to create an inclusive workplace.

Course Outline

This course covers topics such as exploring the diversity of the LGBTIQ+ communities, the impact of discrimination, and various options on how organisations can begin implementing inclusive practice.


On completion of this workshop participants will have:

  • A clear understanding of the definitions and concepts behind LGBTIQ+ communities
  • An awareness of one’s own assumptions, values, and beliefs about LGBTIQ+ people
  • An understanding of how homophobia and transphobia impact upon the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ people, and their access to services
  • Knowledge of anti-discrimination laws in SA (and recourse)
  • The skills to create and promote a safe and inclusive environment in the workplace for LGBTIQ+ people
  • An understanding of how to use inclusive and respectful language
  • An understanding of the intersections between LGBTIQ+ and other identities
  • Knowledge of where to find further resources and support services.


Foundations of LGBTIQ+ Inclusion is presented by SAMESH, a partnership of SHINE SA and Thorne Harbour Health (formerly VAC).


Tailored Training

Organisations, groups or individuals who are interested in this course but are unable to attend those already scheduled are encouraged to contact SHINE SA to discuss the possibility of tailored training.

Fees will be negotiated directly with the training organisers.

To request training please complete the following tailored training request form.

Foundations Tailored Training Request Form

Course Cost

$95 inc GST

Course Dates

Foundations of LGBTIQ+ Inclusion

Date: 15 February 2024
Time: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

SHINE SA, 64c Woodville Road, Woodville

Status: Closed

Foundations of LGBTIQ+ Inclusion

Date: 17 September 2024
Time: 9:30am - 4:00pm

SHINE SA, 64c Woodville Road, Woodville

Status: Open
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