We need your views! Please come and tell us what you think about aged care. The National LGBTI Heath Alliance is collecting community views about aged care services to include in submissions to the Aged Care Royal Commission. We invite LGBTI older people, their family, friends and carers and any aged care workers to a series of consultation sessions.
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Expressions of interest are being sought from key LGBTI representative bodies, researchers and elders to form an LGBTI Royal Commission Advisory Group. The National LGBTI Health Alliance is being funded to hold nation-wide consultations with LGBTI elders and older people, their families, friends, carers, allies and representative bodies to gather information, stories and evidence, both… Continue reading Expression of Interest: LGBTI Royal Commission Advisory Group »
In 2017 the National LGBTI Health Alliance released the National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy, a national plan for coordinated action and strategic response to prevent mental ill-health and suicide, and promote mental health and wellbeing for LGBTI populations. After its release, MindOUT facilitated a series of roundtables around Australia. At these we heard… Continue reading Implementation of the National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy »
We invite you to participate in this brief survey on LGBTI-inclusive data in the 2021 Census. Survey closes: Wednesday 13 June 2018 –> Click here to complete the survey This survey will: Support the National LGBTI Health Alliance to represent the concerns of LGBTI people in an upcoming submission to the ABS in their review… Continue reading Member Survey: LGBTI-inclusive data in the 2021 Australian Census of Population and Housing »
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 »
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: https://lgbtihealth.org.au/lgbtiq-strategy-survey/ For full details of this consultation visit: www.lgbtihealth.org.au/disabilitystrategy
DEADLINE: Monday, August 10th at 5 pm Sydney time What’s this about? New changes to aged care services should give you more control over what happens to you. We want to know if that is happening. How much do you know about the changes? How can we help you get what you need. Who should… Continue reading Consultation: Promoting LGBTI-inclusive Consumer-Directed Care in aged care services »
The National LGBTI Health Alliance & Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby invite you participate in our online survey about LGBTI Human Rights in Australia. This is your chance to contribute to Australia’s Human Rights Score Card (the United Nations Universal Periodic (UPR) Review).
Since its inception in 2007, the National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) has included ageing and aged care as a priority issue in its work. In October 2011 the National LGBTI Health Alliance convened the first National Roundtable on LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care. The key recommendation of that Roundtable was the development of a… Continue reading 2nd National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Roundtable »
As part of the Alliance’s Ageing & Aged Care Projects we are conducting a survey of your views on the implementation of the Governments National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Strategy. Everyone is welcome to participate in this survey. Please help us by circulating it widely in your networks. Click here to complete the survey… Continue reading Review of the National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Strategy Implementation »
Please circulate widely. The Medicare Benefits Scheme administered by the Commonwealth Government has changed the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) several times over the past year to increase inclusion of people with intersex bodies, trans women, trans men, and people with non-binary genders. The Alliance is aware that many individuals have a range of specific concerns… Continue reading Important Reminder: Your experience of the Medicare Benefits Schedule 2014 (Consultation) »