The Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, MP today released the findings of the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Aged Care Strategy Review at a launch held in the head offices of Uniting. Minister Wyatt commenced with an acknowledgement of the work of Samantha Edmonds, our own Silver Rainbow National Project Manager, for… Continue reading LGBTI Aged Care Strategy Review launched by the Hon Ken Wyatt MP »
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An Update About this survey Thank you for your interest in completing the survey. When we launched this survey, it was to inform the best way for the National LGBTI Health Alliance to work with people who are Aboriginal, Torres Strait and Australian South Sea Islanders and improve social and emotional wellbeing. The first week… Continue reading Community Survey: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTI, Brotherboys and Sistergirls »
The past 63 days have been a time when lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and intersex communities have faced particularly intense scrutiny and loud opinion. The Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey generated debate that has revealed the things that bind us together and the things that make us different. In this statement, we are taking time to reflect… Continue reading Taking this moment to reflect and respond »
The National LGBTI Health Alliance is excited to announce that we have partnered with Mental Health Australia for World Mental Health Day (10 October 2017). This year’s World Mental Health Day theme of ‘Do you see what I see?’ focuses on reducing stigma and making way for more people to seek the help and support they need… Continue reading World Mental Health Day: Do you see what I see? »
Health in Difference 2018 will take place from 11 – 13th April 2018, in Sydney. This is Australia’s premier conference on the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities.
National Consultation: LGBTI Actions Plans for the new Aged Care Diversity Framework
Wingmen supports gay men to feel confident about helping each other in tough times. The online toolkit contains expert advice, resources and an online network of support for gay men who are worried their partner or friend may have anxiety, depression or be suicidal.
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. »