LGBTQ Inclusion

Team standing in circle wearing rainbow socks

Pride in the rainbow community

We're proud to support LGBTQ athletes at ANU Sport.


Speak to our LGBTQ Ambassadors (featured right) for CONFIDENTIAL support.

If you would like to become an ANU Sport Inclusion & Diversity ambassador, apply here.

See the Diversity & Inclusion Ambassador information document here.

Zero Tolerance Declaration

ANU Sport is strongly committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for all participants. We have zero tolerance for any behavior that puts the wellbeing of any individual or group of people at risk, including bullying, sexual harassment or assault, discrimination, or vilification. ANU Sport celebrates the diversity of all individuals, regardless of sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation and/or identity, intersex status, race, ethnicity, nationality, cultural background, ability and/or disability, religious beliefs, political beliefs, age, experience and skill. We are continually working to ensure that all participants, staff and members of our community have appropriate protection and support to participant in a safe, supportive and enjoyable environment. 

Read the full declaration here. 


  • Find the Australian Institute of Sport guidelines here.
  • We can tailor sport and wellbeing programs for you or your group through our Get Active programs and short courses.
  • Social Sport runs every semester for everyone! 


Upcoming Events & Training 

LGBTQ Awareness training with Pride in Sport: Dates TBC

Support Resources 

  • ANU Counselling is a free, confidential, and non-diagnostic service available to all currently enrolled ANU students located in Australia. Students currently located overseas are encouraged to make contact, we can advise about alternative support options. No referral or Mental Health Treatment Plan from a General Practitioner is required to register and attend appointments.
  • ANU Queer Department is one of ANU’s 7 autonomous departments that operate to support the most marginalised members of society.
  • Aids Council of NSW (ACON) provides counselling as well as social work support to help people resolve complex or ongoing violence and harassment matters. Contact 1800 063 060.
  • Lifeline provides 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services to all Australians experiencing a person crisis. Contact 13 11 14.
  • Pride in Sport is the only sporting inclusion program specifically designed to assist sporting organisations at all levels with the inclusion of LGBTQI employees, athletes, coaches, volunteers, and spectators.
  • Transcend was the first parent-lead peer support network and information hub for transgender children and their families in Australia. They provide parent/carer support, community connection, information, advocacy and fundraising.
  • Trans Pride Australia is a social and support group and gender diverse people and their loved ones in Australia.
  • QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTQI peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings, or relationships.
  • ANU Access and Inclusion assist students to participate fully in their program of study by minimising the impact of disability and disadvantage on learning.

Seeking LGBTQ Ambassadors

Apply now to be an LGBTQ Ambassador!

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