Luke Nixon, he/him

Luke is the Principal Inclusion Coordinator with Brisbane City Council, with a proven track record of building industry-leading Employee Resource Groups and grassroots, employee-driven inclusion initiatives.

With 14 years’ experience working in the public sector, Luke has established himself as a passionate and trusted advisor, known for his ability to drive cultural change in complex organisational environments.

With a background in LGBTQ+ workplace inclusion, Luke is the driving force behind Brisbane City Council’s LGBTQ+ inclusion agenda, paving the way for Council to emerge in 2019 as the highest ranked government authority nationally for LGBTIQ+ inclusion as measured by the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI), the national benchmark for LGBTIQ+ workplace inclusion.

In 2017, Luke was recognised for his commitment to championing LGBTIQ+ inclusion with the Lord Mayor’s Award for Excellence and led Council to achieve Gold Employer Status in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 AWEI.

Growing up in a musical family, Luke spent his teenage years never far from an instrument, choir stalls or stage! Luke now embraces any and all opportunities to be involved in the arts – albeit from the comfort and safety of the audience!