New phone number – new office location!
The Alliance will be moving from its current office location before the end of June. While we will miss AFAO, we are really excited to have found a fit-for-purpose premises, which very much supports the work of the Alliance, our approach, our collaboration, and is very productive and energising for our staff team.
Please update our contact details:
Switch: 02 7209 6301
Address: Kafnu, 41 – 43 Bourke Road, Building 12, Alexandria, NSW 2015
The Alliance is currently seeking expressions of interest from trans and gender diverse community representatives, organisations and groups who would like to join our long awaited Trans and Gender Diverse Advisory Committee – applications are due THIS FRIDAY. Celebrations and Campaigns from Australian #TGD communities Minus18 are holding a Q&A ZOOM webinar this afternoon at… Continue reading Trans Day of Visibility 2020 »
The National Health Alliance asks the government to ensure that we are able to meet the increased demand for peer-based services, that the $1.1 billion package is distributed in ways which enhance the wellbeing of LGBTI Australians and to recognise the drastic social and health disparities already experienced by LGBTI Australians. The National LGBTI Health Alliance welcomes the recent… Continue reading We need to include LGBTI communities: Govt announces $1.1 billion package to boost relief. »
The pressure on our health system is immense and we must all contribute to reducing infections by following the advice of health experts and the government.
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.
After consideration of the current advice that is being provided with regard to coronavirus and ways to reduce transmission, 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) and… Continue reading COVID-19: Health Alliance Programs and Policy Page »
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 »
National LGBTI Health Alliance: 2020 Snapshot of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Statistics for LGBTI People. 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 research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) and other sexuality,… Continue reading 2020 Snapshot – LGBTI Health Alliance »
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 »
The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Royal Commission on the future design of the aged care system. The entire aged care system needs to be re-designed so that LGBTI older people are at the centre of the system rather than resorting to ‘safety nets’ or… Continue reading Submission: Future Design of the Aged Care System »
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 »
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 »