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GBR Passport

 ‘Genders, Bodies and Relationships Passport: a new way to communicate’

The 49th Australian Association of Gerontology Conference will see the National LGBTI Health Alliance (“the Alliance”) officially presenting for use, the Genders, Bodies and Relationships Passport. The Passport is a tool to support clear communication between people and organisations on issues related to the person’s gender, body or relationships. Its aim is for people to… Continue reading  ‘Genders, Bodies and Relationships Passport: a new way to communicate’ »

Report Back from the Department of Health Ageing and Aged Care Strategy Working Group

This working group was established by the Department of Social Services, and has now transferred to the Department of Health. The role of the Working Group is to advise and guide the Department of Health on the implementation of specific goals and actions and the setting of future priority actions within the National LGBTI Ageing… Continue reading Report Back from the Department of Health Ageing and Aged Care Strategy Working Group »

Marriage Equality Position Statement

  National LGBTI Health Alliance  The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) is gravely concerned about the damaging impact that the national dialogue on the issue of marriage equality is having on our communities.  Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and their families, are being told to wait while it is decided whether to… Continue reading Marriage Equality Position Statement »

Thank you for your contribution!

Thank you for your contribution to this important survey and consultation. Full details of this consultation are available at www.lgbtihealth.org.au/disabilitystrategy  If you have any inquiries about this consultation please email info@lgbtihealth.org.au  Thank you again, The National LGBTI Health Alliance

Thank you for your application!

Dear Applicant, Thank you for your Expression of Interest to join the LGBTIQ Lived Experience Forum in Melbourne on the 31st of March.  We will notify you of the outcome of this application on the 21st March 2017. If you have not already done so, please complete the online survey for this consultation as well: http://lgbtihealth.org.au/lgbtiq-strategy-survey/  If… Continue reading Thank you for your application! »

QLife Volunteers acknowledged with award for national excellence in suicide prevention!

Suicide Prevention Australia today announced that QLife (www.qlife.org.au) will be recognised with a LiFE Award for excellence in suicide prevention. This award recognises an individual, group/network or organisation that has increased the suicide prevention capacity of communities through the provision of quality services. “On behalf of QLife 300+ volunteers around Australia we are thrilled to have… Continue reading QLife Volunteers acknowledged with award for national excellence in suicide prevention! »

Alliance Staff on IDAHOBIT 2016

IDAHOBIT2016: Dancing with diversity, inclusion, community…

On the week of the 17th May each year we mark a national week of affirmation and action. During this week we recommit to our values of diversity, inclusion, and community. We recommit to listening, and to ending the discrimination faced by all people on the basis of their bodily characteristics, genders, sexualities, or relationships. In particular, we affirm our dedication to supporting the health and wellbeing of our communities during these times of intense social change.

An update on mindOUT in Tasmania

What’s been happening for mindOUT in Tasmania? By: Andrew Badcock In Tasmania, the MindOut project continues its aim of improving LGBTI community inclusivity, connectedness, and celebration within mental health and suicide prevention services. Tasmania now has three formal organisations signed on to the Champion project – Relationships Australia Tasmania, The Link Youth Health Service and… Continue reading An update on mindOUT in Tasmania »

Lego Figures

White Paper: ‘Making the Count: Addressing data integrity gaps in Australian standards for collecting sex and gender information’

  Dr. Gávi Ansara, Manager of Research & Policy, National LGBTI Health Alliance ©2016 National LGBTI Health Alliance Click here to download a PDF of this white paper   Contents: Introduction: Summary Background Recent events What is data integrity? Why is data integrity important? Data integrity gaps in Australia data collection standards What are the… Continue reading White Paper: ‘Making the Count: Addressing data integrity gaps in Australian standards for collecting sex and gender information’ »

Volunteering for QLife: Why I do it…

QLife provides counselling and referrals to LGBTI people from around Australia. Our service is peer-to-peer and staffed by members from the many populations we support. Currently there are more than 200+ volunteers taking calls and committed to providing unconditional, informed, support to our callers. If you are interested in becoming a QLife volunteer email: ask@qlife.org.au for… Continue reading Volunteering for QLife: Why I do it… »

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Connect Project: Promoting services to LGBTI people living in regional areas

Recognising the unique needs of rural and regional communities, the innovative new Connect Project is developing a network of regional volunteers to represent QLife in their local communities. We know from our data that LGBTI people live in every part of Australia and that 20% of all QLife contacts are from people living in regional areas*. This… Continue reading Connect Project: Promoting services to LGBTI people living in regional areas »