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.
The National LGBTI Health Alliance placed this 1st submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety to help inform the diversity hearings in October 2019 held in Melbourne. We will continue to place submissions and policy recommendations throughout the process of the Royal of Commission.
LGBTI Health Alliance statment on Senate Estimates evidence re Census 2021 – 24 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) is renewing its calls… Continue reading STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL LGBTI HEALTH ALLIANCE IN RESPONSE TO NEW REVELATIONS AT SENATE ESTIMATES REGARDING THE EXCLUSION OF SEXUALITY AND GENDER IDENTITY QUESTIONS IN CENSUS TEST FORMS »
The National LGBTI Health Alliance submission on the exposure draft of the 2019 Religious Discrimination Bill.
Description During, and since the marriage equality debate a lot of the self-care advice given to LGBTI community members was about getting off social media and taking a break from the negative comments, but for people who work in the community this wasn’t always possible. There are many of us whose job involves encouraging people… Continue reading NETWORK MINDOUT WEBINAR: A PRACTICAL WEBINAR BUILDING RESILIENCE »
Outcomes of the Spiritual Counselling Pilot Project and Evidence-based recommendations for supporting Muslims of diverse sexualities, genders and intersex status
Description A purely statistical analysis will never be able to tell the full story on LGBT suicide. Data on and sensitivity to specific communities within the acronym is extremely limited and there are many people who choose to take their lives by suicide before coming out or deciding to transition. This webinar takes a sociological vantage… Continue reading NETWORK MINDOUT WEBINAR: Black and Brown Queers- Pushing Back on the Whiteness of Multiculturalism »
While there is currently no population-based data on completed suicides by LGBTI people in Australia, recent research has indicated that mental ill-health, self-harm, suicide attempt and suicidal ideation rates amongst LGBTI people are disproportionately higher than that of the general population. The recent debate surrounding the Australian Marriage Equality Survey demonstrated the negative impact inaccurate… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Communicating about Mental Illness and Suicide in LGBTI Communities »
Description This webinar will provide an overview of the work of the Brisbane North Primary Health Network (PHN) has been undertaking in the delivery of the National Suicide Prevention Trial. With 12 sites nationally, the National Suicide Prevention Trials are part of a regional approach to suicide prevention in Australia funded by the Commonwealth Department of… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Reflections from the Brisbane North PHN LGBTI Suicide Prevention Trial »
Description A Gender Agenda is unique in Australia for resourcing both intersex peer support and an intersex project worker position, the result of which is a one of a kind peer support model that can set a new standard for LGBTQ organisations. Join Cody Smith as they address the challenges of establishing intersex peer support,… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Building Intersex Peer Support »