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Submissions: Royal Commission into Aged Care

The entire aged care system needs to be re-designed so that LGBTI older people are at the centre of the system rather than resorting to ‘safety nets’ or adding things onto the system to make it inclusive.

Read more July 01, 2020 6:27 PM

COVID-19: Individual and Community Care for LGBTI People

This is a central resource space for our diverse LGBTI community members.

 

Read more June 01, 2020 11:46 AM

The Pledge

We have developed the #LGBTIHealthPledge to promote LGBTI inclusive principles and to ensure that LGBTI people are able to access safe, culturally appropriate and affirmative care during this challenging time.

Read more June 01, 2020 10:16 AM

Beta Test our New Website!

We're really excited to reveal our new website - now being beta tested. And we'd love your feedback. 

Read more June 01, 2020 9:18 AM

LGBTI People and Dementia

This guide was prepared by Dementia Australia for LGBTI people living with dementia, their families, friends and care partners.

Read more June 01, 2020 9:17 AM

Member Training Courses

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia is a member-based organisation. Many of our Full Members provide LGBTIQ+ training and professional development in their local regions throughout Australia. This is a list of training opportunities currently available across Australia.

Read more May 31, 2020 8:34 AM

LGBTI Organisations and Policy: COVID-19

This is a central place for LGBTI organisations (the full members of LGBTIQ+ Health Australia) that are working to support LGBTI people throughout the changing COVID-19 environment.

Read more May 26, 2020 10:32 PM

Health and Wellbeing Services: COVID-19

We hope the referrals below can support your service to continue delivering to lgbti communities during the covid-19 viral pandemic.

Read more May 26, 2020 10:16 PM

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia Calls for Intergenerational Support During the COVID-19 Crisis

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia supports government advice to all older LGBTI people to stay at home during this COVID 19 crisis.

Read more May 26, 2020 9:55 PM

2020 Webinar Series: LGBTI Experiences of COVID-19

COVID-19 Impacts | The National LGBTI Health Alliance: 2020 Webinar Series

Read more May 26, 2020 9:34 PM

MindOUT Webinar: Affirmative Practice During COVID-19

Just in time for IDAHOBIT, see how you can reduce discrimination in the workplace for LGBTI folk, and celebrate your LGBTI peers

Read more May 14, 2020 8:28 PM

Media Statement: The National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2019 Key Findings

While there are some signs of improvement for lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people since 2010 there is still work to be done.

Read more May 01, 2020 10:41 AM

Understanding the Differences: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex People

Each letter in ‘LGBTI’ contains a diverse range of real people, living real lives. This factsheet describes what each of the letters mean. 

Read more April 28, 2020 7:47 AM

Intersex for Allies

Intersex Human Rights Australia (IHRA) provides useful information to help allies understand the intersex spectrum and many experiences of intersex people. 

Read more April 27, 2020 3:35 PM

Writing Themselves In Publications

Writing Themselves In is the largest national study series exploring the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ young people in Australia. 

Read more April 27, 2020 3:29 PM

Transgender Writers and/or Writers with Intersex Variations in Australia

The List of Transgender Writers and/or Writers with Intersex Variations provides a database of people that are available for commissioned writing and also sensitivity services.

Read more April 27, 2020 3:05 PM

MindOut Champions Project

Established in 2013, the MindOut Champions project is a free source of professional development for all people working in the mental health or community service sector within Australia.

Read more April 27, 2020 12:43 PM

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia Begins Second Round of Consultations about Aged Care Services

In 2019, the National LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) LGBTIQ+ Health Australia ran a series of consultations with LGBTI elders and older people, friends, family members, allies, carers, aged care workers and representative organisations.

Read more April 21, 2020 7:53 PM

Silver Rainbow: LGBTIQ+ Aged Care Awareness Training

The Silver Rainbow LGBTI Aged Care Awareness Training Project is managed by LGBTIQ+ Health Australia and is delivered collaboratively with project partners across every state and territory in Australia. It is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health until 2023.

Read more April 13, 2020 1:28 PM

Equal not the Same: Introduction to LGBTIQ+ Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

LGBTI people are over-represented in mental health statistics of anxiety and depression, and have an increased risk of self-harm and suicide due to their experiences of stigma, discrimination, prejudice, abuse, violence, exclusion and isolation.

Read more April 13, 2020 1:22 PM

MindOUT Webinar: Sydney Queer Muslims

Sydney Queer Muslims is a non-profit organisation dedicated to providing social support, education and resources to individuals and families in NSW.

Read more April 08, 2020 8:14 PM

COVID-19: LGBTIQ+ Health Australia Programs and Policy Page

After consideration of the current advice that is being provided with regard to coronavirus and ways to reduce transmission, LGBTIQ+ Health Australia, 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, and intersex people (LGBTI) and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities, has decided to:

Read more April 08, 2020 7:44 PM

Network Mindout Webinar: 25 Years of LGBTQ+ Peer Support and Social Connection

Bfriend is one of the last remaining LGBTQA+ specific services in SA, currently operated by two part-time workers and housed in Uniting Communities, one of the largest NGOs in the state.

Read more April 08, 2020 7:37 PM

MindOUT Webinars List

MindOut webinars critically engage with topics related to mental health and suicide prevention for LGBTIQ+ people.

Read more April 06, 2020 7:57 AM

MindOUT Webinar: The Impact of Bisexual+ Invisibility on Mental Health

Bisexual+ people are thought to be the largest group in the LGBTIQ+ population, yet are commonly misunderstood by mainstream society and often invisible in the broader LGBTIQ+ discourse.

Read more April 01, 2020 9:24 PM

COVID-19 and LGBTI Communities

The Australian Federation of AIDS Arganisations and LGBTIQ+ Health Australia call for health practitioners and medical professionals to ensure the health needs of LGBTIQ+ people are considered across all responses to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Read more March 30, 2020 7:33 PM

Statement on Impact of COVID-19

We know that this is a challenging time for every person. There are particular challenges in our communities, and LGBTIQ+ Health Australia would like offer support in a meaningful way. 

Read more March 30, 2020 1:56 PM

COVID-19: Royal Commision into Aged Care Update

LGBTI EXPERIENCE OF THE AGED CARE SYSTEM:

The Alliance has been funded to represent the views, experiences and aspirations of older LGBTI people utilising the aged care system.

Read more March 26, 2020 8:12 PM

Dementia Australia Resources

Dementia Australia advocates for the needs of people living with all types of dementia, and for their families and carers. They have developed a suite of resources for LGBTI people with dementia, their families and carers, and services providers. Follow the link below to access the full set of resources.

Read more March 26, 2020 10:11 AM

Statement on Impact of COVID-19: LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

After consideration of the current advice that is being provided with regard to coronavirus and ways to reduce transmission, LGBTIQ+ Health Australia, 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, and intersex people (LGBTI) and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities, has decided to:

Read more March 17, 2020 7:22 PM



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