Knowledge Hub category: National LGBTI Health Alliance

National LGBTI Health Alliance calls for intergenerational support during the COVID 19 crisis

National LGBTI Health Alliance calls for intergenerational support during the COVID 19 crisis. The National LGBTI Health Alliance supports government advice to all older LGBTI people to stay at home during this COVID 19 crisis. All people over 70 years old, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over 50 and anyone over 60 with a… Continue reading National LGBTI Health Alliance calls for intergenerational support during the COVID 19 crisis »

The LGBTI Health Pledge Campaign

As part of the #LGBTIHealthPledge campaign, we’ll be providing #LGBTI inclusive practice tips daily. Today’s tip is for services with TGD clients!

Blues to Rainbows report asked 188 trans and gender diverse young people their reasons for not seeing a health care professional. Among the reasons were fears that they wouldn’t be understood (33%), the language used by health professionals made them feel uncomfortable or angry (23%), and negative past experiences (30%).

To download and share our #LGBTIHealthPledge visit our campaign webpage today: https://bit.ly/2WcvJBa

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.  

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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).

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.

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

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 »

Health in Difference 2018 Conference Handbook

This is the conference handbook for the 10th Health in Difference Conference. The conference was held in Redfern (NSW) on the 11-13th of April 2018. For more information please visit www.healthindifference.org

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Network MindOUT Webinar: Introduction to LGBTI Mental Health

Description There has been increasing recognition of LGBTI populations within mental health and suicide prevention, and work has begun to ensure that programs and services are inclusive of and accessible to LGBTI people.  However for many, their knowledge and understanding of LGBTI people is minimal, and so this task is daunting and not prioritised.  To… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Introduction to LGBTI Mental Health »

National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy

National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy

The National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy is a plan for strategic action to prevent mental ill-health and suicide, and promote good mental health and wellbeing for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people and communities across Australia. This strategy includes recommendations across the breadth of approaches in Australian mental health work including… Continue reading National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy »

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Submission to Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS for the development of Mental Health Terms of Reference

The provision of services under the NDIS for people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS – Mental Health Terms of Reference As part of the committee’s inquiry into the implementation, performance and governance of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the committee will inquire into the… Continue reading Submission to Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS for the development of Mental Health Terms of Reference »