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Trans Day of Visibility 2020

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 »

We need to include LGBTI communities: Govt announces $1.1 billion package to boost relief.

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. »

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.

COVID-19: Health Alliance Programs and Policy Page

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 »

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

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 »

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 »