Category: Policy

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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 »

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST ENSURE LGBTI PEOPLE ARE COUNTED IN THE 2021 CENSUS – JOINT STATEMENT

Click here to download this statement (PDF) Thursday 10 October 2019 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) people. Intersex Human Rights Australia (IHRA) is a… Continue reading FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST ENSURE LGBTI PEOPLE ARE COUNTED IN THE 2021 CENSUS – JOINT STATEMENT »

JOINT STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF LGBTI INCLUSION IN THE 2021 CENSUS

JOINT STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF THE INCLUSION OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND INTERSEX STATUS IN THE 2021 CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING Statement release date: 22 August 2019 To add your organisation’s name to this Statement, please contact Daniel Comensoli via email at daniel.comensoli@lgbtihealth.org.au The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has recently identified sexual… Continue reading JOINT STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF LGBTI INCLUSION IN THE 2021 CENSUS »

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION BILL ENTRENCHES DISCRIMINATIVE ACCESS BARRIERS TO HEALTHCARE FOR LGBTI PEOPLE

4 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) calls for the immediate removal of the Bill’s provisions relating to conscientious objections for health practitioners as… Continue reading FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION BILL ENTRENCHES DISCRIMINATIVE ACCESS BARRIERS TO HEALTHCARE FOR LGBTI PEOPLE »

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 »

National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy

Implementation of the National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy

In 2017 the National LGBTI Health Alliance released the National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy, a national plan for coordinated action and strategic response to prevent mental ill-health and suicide, and promote mental health and wellbeing for LGBTI populations. After its release, MindOUT facilitated a series of roundtables around Australia.  At these we heard… Continue reading Implementation of the National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy »

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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: LGBTI Health Alliance cautions that new Sex and Gender Standard remains problematic

‘The lack of inclusivity in general population data collection reduces data integrity.’ Download as a PDF On Tuesday, February 2nd, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released the 2016 Standard for Sex and Gender Variables. The 2016 Standard replaces the 1999 Sex standard. The Standard sets national classification categories used by government and government-funded projects… Continue reading Media Release: LGBTI Health Alliance cautions that new Sex and Gender Standard remains problematic »

2015 Rainbow Research Survey

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 »