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Do you have a lived experience of mental health issues and/or suicidality? (It might be you and/or a family member or friend.) Would you like to help inform future mental health policy, practice, and research priorities? Would you like to ensure that the voices of LGBTIQA+ people are represented in this important consultation from the… Continue reading Consultation: Mental Health Consumer and Carer Engagement in Australia »
A special update from the Silver Rainbow project at World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics The 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Global Aging and Health: Bridging Science, Policy and Practice, was held from the 22 July – 27 July in San Francisco. There were over 7000 attendees from all around the world. … Continue reading Silver Rainbow at the World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics »
The Alliance welcomes three new Board Members: Stephen Kerry, Shaun Stanton and Suzanne Castellas.
Silver Rainbow – LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care – funding renewed The National LGBTI Health Alliance is pleased to announce that the Silver Rainbow National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Project has received a renewal of its funding from the Department of Health under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund. This funding means that… Continue reading Silver Rainbow LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care funding renewed. »
It’s NAIDOC this week and the 2017 theme is Our Languages Matter. The theme aims to emphasise and celebrate the unique and essential role that Indigenous languages play in cultural identity, linking people to their land and water and in the transmission of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, spirituality and rites, through story and song…. Continue reading NAIDOC Week 2017: Languages Matter »
As part of NAIDOC Week 2017 the Alliance is celebrating some amazing organisations who do awe inspiring work across Australia and the Torres Strait. Please take a moment to learn about their work and listen to their stories and needs. Indigilez: Leadership and Support for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Lesbians and Same Sex Attracted… Continue reading NAIDOC Week Organisation: Indigilez »
The National LGBTI Health Alliance is pleased to announce that the MindOUT National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Project has received a renewal of its funding from the Department of Health under the National Suicide Prevention Leadership and Support Program. This additional funding will mean that MindOUT can continue its critically important work providing national leadership… Continue reading MindOUT Funding Renewal »
Please note: This survey closes on the 31st of March. This survey is part of a larger consultation. The National Disability Insurance Agency is currently re-designing this consultation. Full details are available here: www.lgbtihealth.org.au/disabilitystrategy About this Survey Are you an LGBTIQ person living with disability? Are the the intimate partner/carer for an LGBTIQ person living… Continue reading National Consultation Survey: Contribute your wisdom to the NDIA LGBTIQ Strategy »
Applications to join the LGBTIQ Lived Experience Forum have now closed. It is still possible to contribute your wisdom to this consultation via the online survey here: http://lgbtihealth.org.au/lgbtiq-strategy-survey/ For full details of this consultation visit: www.lgbtihealth.org.au/disabilitystrategy
The Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria and Transgender Victoria (TGV) are seeking to understand the needs of the LGBTI community in relation to planning for future care and medical needs, financial and estate planning as well as funeral and burial wishes. Is this important for you? What are your biggest concerns about getting older?… Continue reading THE FUTURE IS NOW! Safeguarding End of Life for Older LGBTI Victorians… »