Events - LGBTIQ+ Health Australia


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    Policy and Research Webinar - February 2024

    Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 01:00 PM · $20.00 AUD
    via Zoom

    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.


    For non-members, and Associate and Individual Members, registration fee is $20 per ticket. Please register below.

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

  • Health in Difference Conference

    Tuesday, April 09, 2024 at 09:00 AM through April 10, 2024
    Rex Hotel, 150 Northbourne Ave, Braddon Canberra ACT


    Fostering collaboration to advance the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ people.

    9th - 10th April 2024

    Rex Hotel, 150 Northbourne Ave, Braddon Canberra ACT

    Details and registrations:

  • Ageing Conference

    Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 12:30 PM


    Reimagining Ageing: Transforming systems for LGBTI older people

    A virtual event over three consecutive Wednesday afternoons

    17th, 24th April & 1st May 2024

    For details visit

  • Light Up the Night Gala

    Friday, May 17, 2024 at 06:00 PM
    Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide St Brisbane, QLD 4000

    The Light Up the Night Gala is Australia’s premier and purposeful LGBTQ+ fundraising event, hosted by the LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Foundation. 

    The elegant evening is a chance for hundreds of allies, business leaders, political representatives, community groups and philanthropists to take a visible stand and support an important cause.

    Celebrating its third year in 2024, the Light Up the Night Gala is equal parts style and substance – an eagerly anticipated and well-attended black-tie event that unites people in a shared cause.

    The spectacular event is hosted in the architecturally stunning Brisbane City Hall under the rainbow dome of its beautifully preserved Main Auditorium.

    Guests enjoy networking opportunities, a sumptuous three-course dinner with premium beverages, guest speakers, powerful stories, special headline entertainers, live music, live auction and raffles.


    Light Up the Night Gala

    Find out more here



    We are a strong voice for LGBTQ+ domestic violence victims and survivors, working to end domestic, family and intimate partner violence and abuse within LGBTQ+ communities.

    We are a registered charity, founded in 2020, and are committed to shining a light on an epidemic that’s plagued LGBTQ+ communities for far too long.

    Propelled by passionate volunteers and governed by a Board of Directors, we strive to overcome a fundamental lack of awareness, representation and understanding about the prevalence of this abuse.

    We work tirelessly to provide education, information and resources to support services, workplaces, bystanders and survivors.

    We know that visibility is the key.

    By cultivating a culture of awareness, we can create real and meaningful change. 

    Our mission is to ensure everyone – no matter their sexuality or gender identity – feels seen and believed and receives safe and inclusive support.

    Learn more:

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ABOUT LGBTIQ+ Health Australia
LGBTIQ+ Health Australia, (formerly the National LGBTI Health Alliance), is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people and other sexuality, gender and bodily diverse (LGBTIQ+) people and communities. Dropping the “+” from our name only occurs within digital formats that do not allow mathematical symbols, such as within our domain name, handles and hashtags.
LGBTIQ+ Health Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia, their diversity, histories and knowledge and their continuing connections to land and community. We pay our respects to all Australian Indigenous Peoples and their cultures, and to Elders of past, present and future generations.