Better Together Conference Schedule


FRIDAY 12 JANUARY, DAY 1 schedule at a GLANCE

8.00am | Registrations

9.00am | Welcome & Research Presentation

9.30am | United Nations Plenary

11.30am | Morning Tea

11.45am | Breakout Sessions +

  • Indigenous Caucus
  • Lesbian Caucus
  • Session 1 : TBC
  • Session 2 : Rural & Regional Panel
  • Session 3 : Philanthropy & LGBTIQ Communities
  • Session 4 : Queer podcast
  • Session 5 : Deaf LGBTIQ

1.15pm | Lunch

2.00pm | Afternoon Plenary : Sports

4.00pm | Afternoon Tea

4.15pm | Afternoon Breakout Sessions +

  • Session 6 : Queer Families
  • Session 7 : Bisexual Visibility
  • Session 8 : LGBTIQ Asylum Seekers/Refugees
  • Bisexual Caucus
  • Session 9 : Mediation Training
  • Session 10 : Engaging Evangelicals
  • Session 11 : Cartooning Workshop

6.15pm | Evening Breakout Sessions +

  • Session 12 : Intersex
  • Session 13 : LGBTIQ Youth
  • Session 14 : Elders
  • Session 15 : Indigenous LGBTIQ
  • Session 16 : Encountering the LGBTIQ Community Workshop for Allies
  • Session 17 : Transgender TBC
  • Session 18 : Community Organisations and the role of Volunteerism

SatURDAY 13 JanUARY, DAY 2 SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

8.00am | Breakout Sessions +

  • Transgender Caucus (8.00am-10.30am)
  • Gay Caucus (8.00am-10.30am)
  • Session 19 : GLAAD Media Training (8.00am-11.00am)
  • Session 20 : Anti-Discrimination & International Laws
  • Session 21 : Parents of Gender Diverse Children
  • Session 22 : A Call for Humanist LGBTIQ Activism
  • Session 23 : Catholic LGBTIQ Realities Beyond Hate, Ignorance & Fear

9.00am | Breakout Sessions +

  • Session 24 : Disability Symposium
  • Session 25 : TBC
  • Session 26 : Supporting Bereaved Same-Sex Partners

10.30am | Morning Tea

11.00am | Breakout Sessions +

  • Session 27 : TBC
  • Session 28 : Queer People of Colour Caucus
  • Session 29 : Tackling Homophobia and Transphobia in Sport
  • Session 30 : Mental Health
  • Session 31 : His/Their Story
  • Session 32 : Indigenous TBC
  • Intersex Caucus

12.30pm | Lunch

1.30pm | Afternoon Plenary : Family & Marriage

3.00pm | Afternoon Tea

3.15pm | Afternoon Breakout Sessions +

  • Session 33 : Faith TBC
  • Session 35 : Family and the Law
  • Session 36 : TBC
  • Session 37 : Melbourne Bisexual Network TBC
  • Session 38 : Building a National Rights Organisation
  • Session 39 : Indigenous TBC

5.00pm | Evening Breakout Sessions +

  • HIV & Health Caucus TBC
  • Session 40 : Exploring Strategies to Engage the LGBTIQ Community
  • Session 41 : Family Violence TBC
  • Session 42 : How Faith Communities can Support Transgender People
  • Session 43 : Disability TBC
  • Session 44 : How Queer Muslims navigate the Muslim & LGBTIQ Communities
  • Session 45 : Equal Voices TBC

6.00pm | Evening Plenary : What's Next?

8.00pm | Closing


Session times and room allocations subject to change at short notice.

A detailed conference program guide will be available as a PDF download. Check back here in early December to get your copy.