Category: Media Releases

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.

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 »

STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL LGBTI HEALTH ALLIANCE IN RESPONSE TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION BILL

Friday 30 August 2019 Media Contact:  Nicky Bath, Executive Director Mobile: 0432 328 706 | Email: Nicky.Bath@lgbtihealth.org.au 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 calling for… Continue reading STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL LGBTI HEALTH ALLIANCE IN RESPONSE TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION BILL »

National LGBTI Health Alliance Welcomes Royal Commission into Aged Care

MEDIA RELEASE 17 September 2018  National LGBTI Health Alliance Welcomes Royal Commission into Aged Care The National LGBTI Health Alliance welcomes the announcement yesterday by the Federal Government of a Royal Commission into aged care, noting that the current significant reforms already underway to improve safety and quality of aged care must continue without delay…. Continue reading National LGBTI Health Alliance Welcomes Royal Commission into Aged Care »

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Media Release: Launch of the Aged Care Diversity Framework – Embracing diversity everyday.

Today the Hon Minister Wyatt, launched The Aged Care Diversity Framework in Parliament House. The Aged Care Diversity Framework is the result of countless hours of consultation across the nation by the Aged Care Sector Committee Diversity Sub Group, chaired by Sam Edmonds, Silver Rainbow National Project Manager at the National LGBTI Health Alliance. “This… Continue reading Media Release: Launch of the Aged Care Diversity Framework – Embracing diversity everyday. »

Marriage Equality Position Statement

  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 »

Media Release: ‘Alliance disappointed at losing secretariat funding’

Media Release: 4 February 2016 In response to media inquiries last week, the National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance), confirmed it was not successful in its application for ongoing ‘Peak Health and Advisory Body program’ funding, with Government funds for this activity ceasing from December 2015. The final decision, received from the Department of Health… Continue reading Media Release: ‘Alliance disappointed at losing secretariat funding’ »

Vale Kathy Anne Noble (1934-2015)

To have Trans people recognised as people, and not freaks. To have laws that are easy to comprehend and that make life easier for Trans people.” Kathy Anne Noble The Alliance acknowledges with sadness, the passing of prominent trans* activist and community member Kathy Anne Noble. Kathy was a tireless and courageous campaigner for trans*… Continue reading Vale Kathy Anne Noble (1934-2015) »

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Media Release: Health body backs intersex awareness

Australia’s LGBTI Health Alliance has given its strong support for Intersex Awareness Day. “The recent inclusion of Intersex people in the Sex Discrimination Act, supported by all parties in the Parliament, was a great achievement”, Mr Talbot said. “This national leadership now needs to be followed through by medical and health professionals, State health departments… Continue reading Media Release: Health body backs intersex awareness »