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National Bushfire Recovery Agency: Resources and Support

Mental Health Assistance for Australians Affected by Bushfires The Australian Government is investing $76 million in a dedicated mental health support package for individuals, families and communities, including emergency services personnel, affected by the bushfires. Accessing support If you live in or have visited a bushfire-affected region, you can access up to 10 immediate, free… Continue reading National Bushfire Recovery Agency: Resources and Support »

Summary: Recommendations made to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Between October 2019 and January 2020, The National LGBTI Health Alliance (The Alliance) made three submissions to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. These three submissions used material gathered from a series of consultations with LGBTI elders, their family, friends and carers in a number of locations around the country, as well as input from online surveys from our members and the broader community.

Call for Interest: Roundtable with People who have a Disability

EmployableQ   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 research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities. As… Continue reading Call for Interest: Roundtable with People who have a Disability »

Call for Interest: Consultation on Disability Employment

EmployableQ   Call Out: Expressions of Interest The Alliance is looking for representatives from the DES industry across Australia, especially those who have has some experience engaging with people with disability from the LGBTI community.   Project Overview The National LGBTI Health Alliance is undertaking a project funded through NDIS via the Information, Linkages and… Continue reading Call for Interest: Consultation on Disability Employment »

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Aged Care Diversity Framework, Consultation Report

Tasked by the Aged Care Sector Committee’s Diversity Sub Group Silver Rainbow consulted broadly around Australia with LGBTI older people, elders, carers, families, loved ones and organisations to develop Actions to support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Divers and Intersex elders (Action Plan). This report focuses on the consultation process that informed the Action Plan (https://agedcare.health.gov.au/actions-to-support-lesbian-gay-bisexual-trans-and-gender-diverse-and-intersex-elders).

Royal Commission into Aged Care: Workforce Submission

Our workforce submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care makes 17 recommendations for improvements to the workforce, which would enhance the experience of LGBTI elders and older people who use the aged care system. Please see below!

Rainbow Ageing Papers: Now Published

Rainbow Ageing is a national research project that aims to provide new data on the health and well-being of older lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Australians, led by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University. The project is funded by the Australian Research Council and involves four partner organisations, including the National LGBTI Health Alliance, COTA Australia, SANE Australia, and Carers Australia.

3rd National Roundtable on LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care

  Thirty-five delegates attended the 3rd National Roundtable and the collective wisdom produced some clear directions for the Alliance to work towards in the ageing and aged care space. This report highlights the key recommendations from the workshops on the Royal Commission into Aged Care and the Roundtable Objectives.