Silver Rainbow provides national coordination and support activities promoting the well-being of LGBTI elders and the ongoing delivery of the LGBTI awareness training to the aged care sector. Silver Rainbow works collaboratively with the government, aged care providers and related services, LGBTI older people and elders and organisations to create an LGBTI inclusive aged care sector.
The first national project of its kind, MindOUT! is funded by the Commonwealth Government to work with LGBTI organisations and mainstream mental health organisations to improve mental health and suicide prevention outcomes for LGBTI people and populations.
QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for LGBTI people. QLife provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to diverse people of all ages.
The Alliance provides a national voice on policy related to the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people. Our aim is to provide an informed voice, consult widely, be inclusive, and dynamically responsive to the needs of LGBTI populations.
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.
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.
Dementia Australia (formerly Alzheimer's Australia)
NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS)
The LOVE Project, an ACON initiative.
Aged Care Sector Committee Diversity Sub-group Samantha Edmonds (Chair), National LGBTI Health Alliance James Beckford Saunders and Helen Barrie, Australian Association of Gerontology Mary Patetsos and Cristina Giusti, Federation of Ethnic Communitites' Councils of Australia Noeleen Tunny, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation Matthew Moore, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health Russell Westacott, Seniors Rights Service Netty Horton, The Salvation Army Southern Territory Judy Gregurke, National Aged Care Alliance Debra Thoms and Helen Grinbergs, Department of Health Department of Health Secretariat