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COVID-19: Royal Commission into Aged Care Update

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.

COVID-19: LGBTI Communities

The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations and the National LGBTI Health Alliance today called for health practitioners and medical professionals to ensure the health needs of LGBTI people are considered across all responses to the COVID-19 outbreak. It is recognised that LGBTI people experience higher rates of chronic health conditions which means that many are… Continue reading COVID-19: LGBTI Communities »

COVID-19: Health Alliance Programs and Policy Page

After consideration of the current advice that is being provided with regard to coronavirus and ways to reduce transmission, the National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance), the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) and… Continue reading COVID-19: Health Alliance Programs and Policy Page »

MEDIA STATEMENT: National LGBTI Health Alliance recognises impact of trauma on those affected by the bushfire crisis

8 January 2020 The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance), the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people is concerned for the wellbeing of LGBTI people and communities during the bushfire crisis.   The Alliance… Continue reading MEDIA STATEMENT: National LGBTI Health Alliance recognises impact of trauma on those affected by the bushfire crisis »

Referral source for coping with the immediate and long-term trauma impacts of the bushfires.

Currently, Australia is experiencing the most devastating bushfire season the country has ever seen. QLife is greatly saddened by the despair and suffering people are experiencing. Many people have lost their lives, pets and homes. We believe the trauma of such a crisis can have immediate and lasting impacts. It is important that people affected… Continue reading Referral source for coping with the immediate and long-term trauma impacts of the bushfires. »

EOI Co-design team: Economic Participation (ILC) Project

The National LGBTI Health Alliance is undertaking a project funded through NDIS via the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Economic Community Participation Disability Grant. The aim of this project is to produce resources for employers within the LGBTI+ sector to promote the hiring of LGBTI+ people with disability. The purpose of the co-design team… Continue reading EOI Co-design team: Economic Participation (ILC) Project »

Media Statement: National LGBTI Health Alliance welcomes Draft Productivity Commission Report into Mental Health

Thursday 31 October 2019 The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance), the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) has welcomed the release of the Draft Report by the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Mental Health,… Continue reading Media Statement: National LGBTI Health Alliance welcomes Draft Productivity Commission Report into Mental Health »

STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL LGBTI HEALTH ALLIANCE IN RESPONSE TO NEW REVELATIONS AT SENATE ESTIMATES REGARDING THE EXCLUSION OF SEXUALITY AND GENDER IDENTITY QUESTIONS IN CENSUS TEST FORMS

The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance), the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) is renewing its calls on the government to include questions on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status in the… Continue reading STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL LGBTI HEALTH ALLIANCE IN RESPONSE TO NEW REVELATIONS AT SENATE ESTIMATES REGARDING THE EXCLUSION OF SEXUALITY AND GENDER IDENTITY QUESTIONS IN CENSUS TEST FORMS »

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST ENSURE LGBTI PEOPLE ARE COUNTED IN THE 2021 CENSUS – JOINT STATEMENT

Click here to download this statement (PDF) Thursday 10 October 2019 The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) people. Intersex Human Rights Australia (IHRA) is a… Continue reading FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST ENSURE LGBTI PEOPLE ARE COUNTED IN THE 2021 CENSUS – JOINT STATEMENT »

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: PRIORITY POPULATIONS REFERENCE GROUP

Summary: The National LGBTI Health Alliance seeks applications for a new Priority Populations Reference Group. About this group: The role of the Priority Populations Reference Group is to provide advice, lived experience, and support to the MindOUT project team on the development and delivery of the following activities: Contribute to developing an evidence-base to enable… Continue reading CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: PRIORITY POPULATIONS REFERENCE GROUP »

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION BILL ENTRENCHES DISCRIMINATIVE ACCESS BARRIERS TO HEALTHCARE FOR LGBTI PEOPLE

4 October 2019 The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance), the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) calls for the immediate removal of the Bill’s provisions relating to conscientious objections for health practitioners as… Continue reading FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION BILL ENTRENCHES DISCRIMINATIVE ACCESS BARRIERS TO HEALTHCARE FOR LGBTI PEOPLE »

NATIONAL LGBTI HEALTH ALLIANCE NEW ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE

The Board of Governance (the Board) of the National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people and other sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTI) people and communities, is pleased to announce… Continue reading NATIONAL LGBTI HEALTH ALLIANCE NEW ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE »