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 »
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Exciting employment opportunities to work with Qlife’s Victorian partner Switchboard. They currently have 2 new exciting roles advertised.
Volunteer for the QLife Connect project and increase awareness of QLife in your area! An amazing opportunity to contribute to your community! CONNECT volunteers will… Promote QLife and related services in rural, remote, and regional areas. Use local knowledge to engage with services, organisations and community groups that help LGBTIQ people in your area Work… Continue reading Volunteers Needed – QLife Connect »
Suicide Prevention Australia today announced that QLife (www.qlife.org.au) will be recognised with a LiFE Award for excellence in suicide prevention. This award recognises an individual, group/network or organisation that has increased the suicide prevention capacity of communities through the provision of quality services. “On behalf of QLife 300+ volunteers around Australia we are thrilled to have… Continue reading QLife Volunteers acknowledged with award for national excellence in suicide prevention! »
Recognising the unique needs of rural and regional communities, the innovative new Connect Project is developing a network of regional volunteers to represent QLife in their local communities. We know from our data that LGBTI people live in every part of Australia and that 20% of all QLife contacts are from people living in regional areas*. This… Continue reading Connect Project: Promoting services to LGBTI people living in regional areas »
When the QLife Australia project received funding from the Federal Government in 2013, it was a huge vote of confidence for the work of the five volunteer-operated telephone counselling services across the country at that time, that then became the partner sites for QLife. By funding the work of these five ‘Gay and Lesbian Counselling Services’,… Continue reading QLife in the Teleweb context »
Data emerging from the QLife project is providing an unprecedented wealth of critical information about the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people and populations in Australia. We are beginning to notice thematic trends, demographics, and population needs. Some of this material raises questions about the common stories told about ‘LGBTI’ people: where do they live?… Continue reading QLife: the emerging data story of LGBTI people and populations in Australia. »
QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for LGBTI people. QLife provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to diverse people of all ages.
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 »