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 »
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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 »
About this survey Complete this survey if you are interested in contributing to quality aged care services for LGBTI people in Australia The National LGBTI Health Alliance has been tasked with finding ways to assist LGBTI Elders and Older people to easily identify aged care service providers who deliver LGBTI inclusive services. There are a… Continue reading Survey: LGBTI Inclusive Aged Care »
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? »
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.
Each day in Australia, millions of people provide care and assistance to another person needing help to go about their everyday lives. Whether it be for a partner, family member, friend or neighbour – every caring situation is different and can include looking after someone who has a disability, mental illness, chronic illness, dementia or… Continue reading Introducing: Carer Gateway – the starting point for carer advice »
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’ »
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 »
Volunteer for the QLife Connect project and increase awareness of QLife in your area! An amazing opportunity to contribute to your community! CONNECT volunteers will… Promote QLife and related services in rural, remote, and regional areas. Use local knowledge to engage with services, organisations and community groups that help LGBTIQ people in your area Work… Continue reading Volunteers Needed – QLife Connect »
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.
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’ »