NDIS LAC (Brotherhood of St Laurence and Latrobe Health Services)

LGBTIQ and Disatbility Training, August - November 2018

The training is designed to inform NDIS Local Area Coordinator at the Brotherhood of St Laurence to understand issues faced by LGBTIQ individuals with disability, and empower them to create a safe and inclusive environment for NDIS participants. The training is co-presented with an LGBTIQ Disability advocate, Kirrily Hayward and in partnership with Melba Support Services. The training is held across several sites, including Coburg, Preston, Broadmeadows, Frankston, Thomastown, Greensborough, Sunshine and Melton. The training was also delivered in two regional areas, Wangaratta and Moe. The training is funded by GALFA.

Living Positive Victoria

Peer Facilitation Training, November 2017, November 2018, July 2019

The 3-hours session was designed to explore sexual health and working with diverse population. Participants were given practical tools to normalise diverse sexual identity and sexual practices in relation to sexual health. Participants also explored unconscious bias and its influence in group facilitation. 


LGBTIQ Inclusivity in International Education Training, August 2018

The training is specifically designed for NEAS to explore LGBTIQ inclusive practice in international education and quality assurance. Topics on sexual and gender diversity, the lived experiences of LGBTIQ international students, and inclusive policies and strategies were discussed. 

The training was delivered on behalf of the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGMC Inc).

Darebin City Council

Intersectionality Training, June 2018

The bespoke training was designed to educate and empower Darebin City Council's staff to incorporate intersectionality as part of workplace practice, environment, and work plan. The training addressed topics of unconscious bias, intersectionality, workplace culture, and strategies to implement intersectionality in the work plan. 

The training was delivered on behalf of the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGMC Inc).

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

Working with LGBTIQ Asylum Seeker, December 2017, February 2018, March 2018

The training is delivered on behalf of the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGMC) to equip ASRC volunteers with knowledge and skills working with LGBTIQ asylum seeker. Participants were actively engaged in discussion to create an inclusive environment for this vulnerable population.

The training was delivered on behalf of the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGMC Inc).

Holmesglen Student Services

LGBTIQ Inclusive Training, November 2017

The 2.5 hours training was delivered to Holmesglen Student Services to discuss LGBTIQ international students and inclusive practice. Staff were actively participated to identify areas for improvement and create a safe space for LGBTIQ international students studying at Holmesglen Institute. 

Victorian AIDS Council (VAC)

Peer Facilitation Training, August 2017

The 5-weeks training program was specially designed to provide VAC volunteers with the required skills and knowledge in group facilitation, including communication, conflict resolution, sexual health, and working with diverse population.

Eastern Disability Services Network

Introduction to Sexual and Gender Diversity, April 2017

The session was designed to provide professionals in the disability sector with a snapshot of diverse sexuality and gender identity. Intersections between LGBTIQ and disability were explored.

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Annie Peake

International Student Counsellor

Holmesglen Student Services

"We booked Budi for our end of year Student Services conference to provide a training on working with LGBTIQ+ international students. He was absolutely fantastic! Budi is an extremely knowledgeable, engaging and dynamic speaker. The content was well presented and very informative. I could not recommend Budi more highly." 

Paul Ingham

Social Worker

"The training facilitated by Budi was relevant and organised in a way that promoted participants feeling comfortable to ask sensitive questions. The training invited participants into  reflective  spaces to understand unconscious bias and assumptions and to begin thinking about intersectionality. A big thank you to Budi for creating insight and building the capacity to promote inclusion and safety."


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