Trans and Gender Inclusive Swim Nights

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Determined


Moved by Councillor Ellsmore, seconded by Councillor Scott –

It is resolved that:

(A)        Council:

(i)          notes that IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia) will be held on 17 May 2022; and

(ii)         notes and congratulates the Inner West Council and the Inner West LGBTQ Working Group on the success of the Trans and Gender Diverse Swim Night, held at Ashfield Aquatic Centre on 29 April 2022; and

(B)        the Chief Executive Officer be requested to:

(i)          provide a brief report to the Council via the CEO Update regarding the feasibility of the City of Sydney holding one or more Trans and Gender Diverse Swim Nights at pools in the City of Sydney Local Government Area; and

(ii)         include advice as to whether holding one or more Trans and Gender Diverse Swim Nights could be accommodated in the 2022/23 Council budget, or whether a budget variation would be required.

Carried unanimously.


Report author: Erin Cashman

Publication date: 16/05/2022

Date of decision: 16/05/2022

Decided at meeting: 16/05/2022 - Council

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