Our Values - LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

Our Values

We recognise and celebrate

—the rich diversity and inherent strengths of LGBTIQ+ communities, members, and our team including the many intersectional identities that exist amongst us.

We are engaged and accountable

—We listen attentively, seek to understand, and respond to the unique needs of our members, partners, and staff. We hold ourselves accountable for our actions.

We are driven by our commitment to human rights and social justice

—We stand in solidarity with our communities, members, partners and stakeholders, actively working to promote equity, address the social determinants of health, and expand access to services, support, and opportunities.

We lead with courage

—raising critical issues, speaking up, and driving change.

Together, we make progress

—championing collaborative efforts with our members to advance progress and effect change in the best interests of LGBTIQ+ communities. Our approach is forward-looking, and partnership is our preferred mode of operation.

Our Vision

Healthy LGBTIQ+ individuals, communities, and organisations, free from the burdens of stigma and discrimination and supported by safe, affirming and accessible services.

Our Purpose

As the national peak body for LGBTIQ+ health and wellbeing our purpose is to amplify the voices and expertise of our members and the communities we collectively represent. Through rigorous research and expert insights, we lead efforts to effect change and improve policy, system designs and service provision, thereby ensuring equitable access to services and
resources for our communities.


Constitution of LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

Read our Code of Conduct.

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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 and present.