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Results of the Same Sex Marriage Plebiscite

As many of you will already have heard, the recent survey has endorsed Same Sex Marriage.  
In a 79.5% national participation rate, which is unprecedented for a voluntary survey, 61.6% voted ‘Yes’.  We believe that this is a significant step forward to achieving LGBTIQ equality and one that we have been vocal in supporting.

We keenly await the political process that will see this majority desire enshrined in legislation. 

At Connect Health & Community, we are proud supporters of equality; however, we do recognise that a proportion of the population were not in favour and we accept their right to hold that view.  One of our core Values is Respect; this means we’re committed to treating all our clients, staff and community with care, dignity and understanding.  This includes showing respect for those that have alternate views.

As we have stated previously, we acknowledge that this may be a difficult time for many people, either because it affects them personally or because family, friends or work-mates are impacted.

If you are adversely affected, we encourage you to reach out for help or support.

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