The Darlington Statement is a joint consensus statement by Australian and Aotearoa/New Zealand intersex organisations and independent advocates, in March 2017. It sets out the priorities and calls by the intersex human rights movement in our countries, under six headings: a preamble, human rights and legal reform; health and wellbeing; peer support; allies; and education,… Continue reading Darlington Statement: Joint consensus statement from the intersex community »
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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 »
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 »
The Fifth National Mental Health Plan will seek to establish a national approach for collaborative government effort over the next five years, from 2017 to 2022. A consultation draft of the Fifth Plan was released on 21 October 2016. The consultation draft focuses on achievable and measurable improvements across seven targeted priority areas: Integrated regional… Continue reading Submission to Department of Health on Fifth National Mental Health Plan »
Research project and report from Deakin University and the Australian GLBT Multicultural Council exploring the intersections between culture, faith, and diverse sexuality and/or gender.
We are pleased to present you with our report of Annual Activities for the 2015 – 2016 Financial Year.
The Silver Rainbow Project at the National LGBTI Health Alliance has implemented a Champions
Program to promote LGBTI inclusive practice in the aged care sector. The Silver Rainbow Project is
funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.
Although most Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex (LGBTI) Australians live healthy and happy lives, research has demonstrated that a disproportionate number experience poorer mental health outcomes and have higher risk of suicidal behaviours than their peers. These health outcomes are directly related to experiences of stigma, prejudice, discrimination and abuse on the basis of… Continue reading Snapshot of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Statistics for LGBTI People »
The MindOUT! Youth Project brought together ten LGBT specialist youth services from around Australia to document and celebrate the amazing work they are already doing with LGBT young people. This project to date, has documented practice based evidence for best practice care and support when working with these populations. We would like to take the… Continue reading MindOUT Youth Project Report »
LGBTI* populations have some similar needs but are not the same. A policy should not use the generalised ‘LGBTI’ term. Each group within ‘LGBTI’ also has unique and differing needs, as well as overlapping needs. This Fact Sheet provides a list of key issues and questions that your policy will need to cover in order… Continue reading Factsheet: ‘Developing an LGBTI-inclusive practice policy’ »
This guide has been designed as a multipurpose tool to support people who are beginning to access ageing & aged care services. The factsheet provides a series of questions that can help people to decide if a service is LGBTI inclusive. Developed as part of the Silver Rainbow Project.
Discussion Paper 2013: In which the Alliance explores contexts and implications for data collection practices relevant to LGBTI people in Australia.