Members: Policy and Research Webinar - February 2024

Policy and Research Webinar: LGBTIQ+ policy reform in Tasmania

Transforming Tasmania: Lessons in LGBTIQA+ Health, Wellbeing and Equality

Wednesday 28 February 2024 | 1:00pm to 1:45pm AED

This webinar provides an opportunity to share information, experiences and learnings from a particular local jurisdiction, Tasmania, which may provide ideas and inspiration of other areas across the country.


Lynn Jarvis

Lynn Jarvis (she/her) 

Dr Lynn Jarvis is the Chief Executive Officer for Working It Out, Tasmania’s only dedicate service provider for the Tasmanian LGBTIQA+ communities.

Lynn has worked in a variety of management and executive level positions across government, adult and higher education, mental health and the not-for-profit sector, and while a born and bred Tasmanian, Lynn has also lived and work in Japan, Malaysia and Cambodia.

A key theme of Lynn’s work is supporting those marginalized from opportunity to live full and inclusive lives in whatever way that means for them.  Her focus is on leading from a values-based position and on working towards a just society for all.

Lynn has a BA (Hons) from the University of Tasmanian, a Bachelor of Education from Edith Gowan University and a Doctorate in Education from the University of Wollongong

Rodney Croome

Rodney Croome (he/him)

Rodney Croome is a long-time advocate for the LGBTIQA+ community in Tasmania and nationally. He fronted the successful campaign to decriminalise homosexuality in Tasmania and was the national director of Australian Marriage Equality. He has also worked on anti-discrimination protections, parenting equality, transgender recognition and lifting the gay blood ban.

Rodney helped establish Tasmania's five LGBTIQA+ government reference groups and is chair of two of them. For his work, Rodney was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2003 and named Tasmanian of the Year in 2015.


Staff, volunteers and delegates of LHA Full, Regular and Affiliate member organisations can attend free as part of their membership benefits. Please RSVP below.

Are you a non-member, or an individual member? Please register here



February 28, 2024 at 1:00pm - 1:45pm (AEDT)
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