We aim to provide a safe and welcoming environment for everyone.


Chisholm acknowledges and embraces our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer/questioning and asexual students and staff.

We actively celebrate and support our queer community and are committed to fostering an inclusive and respectful culture and taking a proactive stance against discrimination based on a person’s sexuality or gender identity.

Wear It Purple 

We are committed to creating environments that enables people from diverse communities to thrive in our Institute through a culture of acceptance and tolerance. 

To learn more and expand your own knowledge about queer, trans and gender diverse young people, here are some useful resources

External Services

Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council Inc
AGMC is a national body that advocates for the rights of multicultural and multifaith LGBTIQ individuals and communities.

Bisexual Alliance
Bisexual Alliance Victoria Inc. is a non-profit volunteer-run organisation dedicated to promoting the acceptance of bisexual people in LGBTI and mainstream society.

Cultural Rainbow Service Directory
Directory of multicultural LGBTIQ services and supports.

IHRA Australia 
Intersex Human Rights Australia Ltd is an independent support, education and policy development organisation, by and for people with intersex variations or traits.

Melbourne Bisexual Network
The Melbourne Bisexual Network (MBN) is made up of mental health and advocacy professionals working to improve and promote bisexual+ inclusivity in LGBTQIA+ programs and services.

Peninsula Pride
Peninsula Pride is Queer Straight Alliance (QSA) community group led by headspace Frankston. Runs weekly youth groups for people aged 13-17 and 18-25, a QSA camp, and offers services and support to schools.

Rainbow Network
Membership organisation where you can find relevant resources and services for same sex attracted, intersex, trans and gender diverse youth.

Trans 101
Trans 101 is a starter pack designed to help support trans people around you.

Transgender Victoria
TGV is Victoria’s leading body for trans and gender diverse advocacy.

Koorie Support

Our Koorie Liaison Officer (KLO) is here to support all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students on their Chisholm journey. Get in touch with the KLO to have a chat and make a time to meet up.


Equitable Learning and Disability Support

If you are a student with a disability, medical or mental health condition, talk to us about how we can support you.