Lead Researcher Wanted: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Project

The National LGBTI Health Alliance is seeking expressions of interest to lead as Chief Investigator on an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Brotherboy, and Sistergirl social and emotional wellbeing research project.

Research Project summary

This research aims to explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Brotherboy, and Sistergirl people and communities ideas and experiences about social and emotional wellbeing, mental health, suicide prevention, helping seeking behaviours and accessing support.

The purpose of the research project is to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership, to give voice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTI Brotherboy and Sistergirl people and communities, and grow the body of evidence of social and emotional wellbeing.

This project will be implemented with the support of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation Awakening Cultural Ways, and Tekwabi Giz, a national collaboration of people and organisations from Aboriginal, Torres Strait and South Sea Islander descent who are working with LGBTI people across Australia.

Further Information

Click here to download and read the full call for Expressions of Interest

Applications

Expressions of Interest and any questions about this project are required in writing to Rebecca Reynolds at rebecca.reynolds@lgbtihealth.org.au.  Applicants will also be required to provide the contact details of at least one Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTI, Sistergirl or Brotherboy person or group that will  act as referee.

Expressions of Interest are due by 8th of January 2018.


Featured artwork on this post is ‘Songlines Tie All Aboriginal People Together’ by Lani Balzan. Click here for more information about this artwork.