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NAIDOC Week 2017: Languages Matter

It’s NAIDOC this week and the 2017 theme is Our Languages Matter.  The theme aims to emphasise and celebrate the unique and essential role that Indigenous languages play in cultural identity, linking people to their land and water and in the transmission of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, spirituality and rites, through story and song…. Continue reading NAIDOC Week 2017: Languages Matter »

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MindOUT Funding Renewal

  The National LGBTI Health Alliance is pleased to announce that the MindOUT National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Project has received a renewal of its funding from the Department of Health under the National Suicide Prevention Leadership and Support Program. This additional funding will mean that MindOUT can continue its critically important work providing national leadership… Continue reading MindOUT Funding Renewal »

National Consultation Survey: Contribute your wisdom to the NDIA LGBTIQ Strategy

Please note: This survey closes on the 31st of March. This survey is part of a larger consultation. The National Disability Insurance Agency is currently re-designing this consultation. Full details are available here: www.lgbtihealth.org.au/disabilitystrategy About this Survey Are you an LGBTIQ person living with disability? Are the the intimate partner/carer for an LGBTIQ person living… Continue reading National Consultation Survey: Contribute your wisdom to the NDIA LGBTIQ Strategy »

THE FUTURE IS NOW! Safeguarding End of Life for Older LGBTI Victorians…

The Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria and Transgender Victoria (TGV) are seeking to understand the needs of the LGBTI community in relation to planning for future care and medical needs, financial and estate planning as well as funeral and burial wishes.  Is this important for you? What are your biggest concerns about getting older?… Continue reading THE FUTURE IS NOW! Safeguarding End of Life for Older LGBTI Victorians… »

Introducing: Carer Gateway – the starting point for carer advice

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 »