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Response to Census Regulations

The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) is outraged that politics over evidence has informed the decision to exclude LGBTI people from the 2021 Census. This week the Census Regulations (the Regulations) have been lodged by Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar. Notably, they omit any new questions on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status. “It… Continue reading Response to Census Regulations »

2020 Snapshot – LGBTI Health Alliance

Although many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) Australians live healthy and happy lives, research has demonstrated that a disproportionate number experience poorer mental health outcomes and have higher risk of suicidal behaviours than their peers. These health outcomes are directly related to experiences of stigma, prejudice, discrimination and abuse on the basis of… Continue reading 2020 Snapshot – LGBTI Health Alliance »

Submission: Productivity Commission’s draft report on mental health

We welcome the release of the Productivity Commission’s draft report, and its recognition that LGBTI people are more likely than the general population to face stigma and discrimination, and that we are highlighted as a population group at higher risk of poor mental health and suicidal behaviours. It’s also reassuring to see the Commission recognising… Continue reading Submission: Productivity Commission’s draft report on mental health »

Call for Roundtable

Purpose of the Roundtable 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… Continue reading Call for Roundtable »

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 »

Call for Expressions of Interest: Policy Advisory Group

Introduction Expressions of interest are being sought from Alliance members and individuals known to the Alliance to be involved in a Policy Advisory Group. About the National LGBTI Health Alliance 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… Continue reading Call for Expressions of Interest: Policy Advisory Group »

MEDIA STATEMENT: JOINT STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF LGBTI INCLUSION IN 2021 CENSUS REACHES OVER 100 SUPPORTERS

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 has welcomed the support of over 100 peak bodies, health experts and community organisations for its Joint Statement on LGBTI inclusion… Continue reading MEDIA STATEMENT: JOINT STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF LGBTI INCLUSION IN 2021 CENSUS REACHES OVER 100 SUPPORTERS »

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 »

CENSUS 2021: SHARE YOUR VOICE WITH OUR TEMPLATE LETTER

The National LGBTI Health Alliance has prepared the following letter template for Members, which calls for the meaningful inclusion of LGBTI people in the 2021 Census. With an impending Government decision on Census topics, now is the time to demonstrate our strong support for our inclusion in the next Census.  Click here to download the template letter Please… Continue reading CENSUS 2021: SHARE YOUR VOICE WITH OUR TEMPLATE LETTER »