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 »
Category: Monitoring and Research
The home page for this category is the Research and Policy project page.
SURVEY NOW CLOSED. Click here to complete the survey now! Calling all data collectors and researchers in Australia! Have you ever been involved in … collecting information about any people in Australia in formal or informal contexts? designing, conducting, and/or analysing general population research? designing, conducting, and/or analysing research with specific populations? If you said… Continue reading 2015 Rainbow Research Survey »
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 »
A University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) research project is aiming to help families cope with the ongoing stress that follows the placement of elderly loved ones into aged care facilities. USC Master of Clinical Psychology student, Amanda Axsentieff, is leading the project called Finding Benefits Study, which is being run in conjunction with Queensland… Continue reading Research project: Coping with stress after a loved one is placed in an aged care facility »
Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria and the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society La Trobe University, invite you to the launch of ‘A Closer Look at Private Lives 2: Addressing the mental health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Australians’ The report will be launch by the Hon Martin Foley, Victorian… Continue reading ‘A Closer Look at Private Lives 2’ »
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 »
Spotlight on Research: From Blues to Rainbows Dr Gávi Ansara interviews Dr Elizabeth (Lizzie) Smith (La Trobe University), Dr Tiffany Jones (University of New England), and Zoë Birkinshaw (Zoe Belle Gender Centre) about their experience of the From Blues to Rainbows research. Dr Gávi Ansara is Research & Policy Manager at the National LGBTI Health Alliance. The… Continue reading Spotlight on Research: From Blues to Rainbows »
The Alliance provides a national voice on policy related to the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people. Our aim is to provide an informed voice, consult widely, be inclusive, and dynamically responsive to the needs of LGBTI populations.
Key points from the MindOut Conference presentation by Ruth McNair June 2014 Click here for more information about the MindOUT! Courageous Voices Conference The mental health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people is more likely to be worse than that of the general population. Population based results from the Australian National… Continue reading LGBTIQ Identities, Intersections, Inclusion and Mental Health »
What the early QLife national data indicates for the next phase of the six-member collaboration By Ross Jacobs – Qlife National Clinical Director While the QLife Project, an initiative of five State-based Gay and Lesbian Counselling Services and the National LGBTI Health Alliance, is not yet a year old, the emerging data set of how any… Continue reading 180 Days of Data »