Trans Pride Mental Health Award

Trans Pride Mental Health Award

(Community Recognition Statement, Legislative Assembly, NSW Parliament)

On behalf of the Sydney electorate I would like to commend Trans Pride Australia for being awarded the 2021 Mental Health Matters Rainbow Inclusion Award.

Every year, the Mental Health Matters Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of individuals, groups and organisations that have worked to improve understanding, awareness, service provision and the mental health of communities in NSW. WayAhead, the Mental Health Association NSW uses the awards to showcase innovation and good practice in mental health.

I've previously congratulated Trans Pride Australia for their online spaces, groups and events that foster community connection and support for trans and gender diverse people and their families, friends and colleagues. This award reinforces the importance of this support.

Trans Pride is a growing national network of organisations that promote the visibility and rights of trans and gender diverse people as equal citizens and valued community members. Congratulations to Trans Pride for this award recognising their ongoing support for the extended trans and gender diverse community, and their promotion of safety and inclusion for all people.

Let's work together to celebrate and protect our great city!