145 Ro Allen - The Accidental Commissioner

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A collection of tales from Ro's journey to becoming the Victorian Commissioner for Gender and Sexuality.

Ro Allen is the Victorian Commissioner for Gender and Sexuality, has been a member of three Victorian Government LGBTI ministerial advisory groups. As founding CEO of UnitingCare Cutting Edge, Ro established Victoria’s first rural support group for young LGBTI people. In 2003 Ro received a Centenary Medal and in 2009 was inducted into the Victorian Government Honour Roll.

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