Advocacy and Reports

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Submission: NDIA Support Coordination

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is reviewing whether an organisation providing Support Coordination for a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participant should also be able to provide other funded supports.

Read more September 18, 2020 11:31 AM

Submission to Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

In May 2020, the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability invited input about the employment experiences of people with a disability. Its employment issues paper identified the need to address the experiences of LGBTI people with disability.
Read more August 26, 2020 2:56 PM

Submission to Family Violence Inquiry

Letter from the LGBTI Health Alliance to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs' inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence - 24 July 2020. 

Read more July 29, 2020 4:06 PM

Impact of COVID-19 on Older LGBTI Australians

A diverse group of 17 older self-identified LGBTI people were recruited to describe their experience of living in self-isolation. 

Read more July 23, 2020 10:10 AM

Submissions: Royal Commission into Aged Care

The entire aged care system needs to be re-designed so that LGBTI older people are at the centre of the system rather than resorting to ‘safety nets’ or adding things onto the system to make it inclusive.

Read more July 01, 2020 6:27 PM

Writing Themselves In Publications

Writing Themselves In is the largest national study series exploring the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ young people in Australia. 

Read more April 27, 2020 3:29 PM

COVID-19: Health Alliance Programs and Policy Page

After consideration of the current advice that is being provided with regard to coronavirus and ways to reduce transmission, 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) and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities, has decided to:

Read more April 08, 2020 7:44 PM

COVID-19 and LGBTI Communities

THE AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION OF AIDS ORGANISATIONS AND THE NATIONAL LGBTI HEALTH ALLIANCE CALL FOR HEALTH PRACTITIONERS AND MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS TO ENSURE THE HEALTH NEEDS OF LGBTI PEOPLE ARE CONSIDERED ACROSS ALL RESPONSES TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK.

Read more March 30, 2020 7:33 PM

COVID-19: Royal Commision into Aged Care Update

LGBTI EXPERIENCE OF THE AGED CARE SYSTEM:

The Alliance has been funded to represent the views, experiences and aspirations of older LGBTI people utilising the aged care system.

Read more March 26, 2020 8:12 PM

Statement on Impact of COVID-19: Health Alliance

After consideration of the current advice that is being provided with regard to coronavirus and ways to reduce transmission, 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) and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities, has decided to:

Read more March 17, 2020 7:22 PM

The 2020 update

Although many LGBTI Australians live healthy and happy lives, research has shown that a disproportionate number experience poorer mental health outcomes and have higher risk of suicidal behaviours than their peers.

Read more March 01, 2020 6:12 PM

Submission: Religious Discrimination Bill

The Alliance supports the federal government’s commitment to provide comprehensive protection from discrimination for people of faith in areas of public life, provided that these laws do not sanction and enable new forms of discrimination against LGBTI people.

Read more February 07, 2020 7:30 AM

Submission: Productivity Commission’s Draft Report on Mental Health

We welcome the release of the Productivity Commission’s draft report, and its recognition that LGBTI people are more likely than the general population to face stigma and discrimination, and that we are highlighted as a population group at higher risk of poor mental health and suicidal behaviours.

Read more January 29, 2020 3:51 PM

Rainbow Ageing Papers

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.

Read more January 08, 2020 3:34 PM

3rd National Roundtable on LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care

In October 2019, thirty-five delegates attended the 3rd National Roundtable on Ageing and Aged Care. This meeting produced some clear directions for the Alliance to work towards in the ageing and aged care space. 

Read more October 23, 2019 8:58 PM

Joint Statement in Support of LGBTI Inclusion in the 2021 Census

JOINT STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF THE INCLUSION OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND INTERSEX STATUS IN THE 2021 CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING

Read more October 09, 2019 8:18 PM

Working Together to Prevent Suicide: National LGBTI Health Alliance Statement on World Suicide Prevention Day

Today (10 September 2019) marks World Suicide Prevention Day across the globe and provides a unique opportunity to collectively shine a light on suicide prevention both politically and at a community level.

Read more September 10, 2019 3:02 PM

“Loving Beyond Labels” Sydney Queer Muslims Inc.

Sydney Queer Muslims is a volunteer-based non-profit organisation that has been supporting queer Muslims in the greater Sydney area since its incorporation in 2017.

Read more June 30, 2019 3:02 PM

Annual Report 2018-2019

This is the National LGBTI Health Alliance’s Annual Report for the financial year 2018-2019.

Read more April 13, 2019 10:41 AM

Annual Report 2017-2018

This is the National LGBTI Health Alliance’s Annual Report for the financial year 2017-2018.

Read more April 13, 2018 10:38 AM

Preliminary Results of the Coping with Marriage Equality Debate Survey

Between 16 October to 14 November, independent think-tank The Australia Institute and the LGBTI National Health Alliance ran a questionnaire as part of a study to assess the effect of the Postal Survey on the LGBTIA community and its allies.

Read more December 06, 2017 3:09 PM

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 2017.

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 provision of services under the NDIS for people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition.

Read more July 29, 2017 12:26 PM

Annual Report 2016-2017

This is the National LGBTI Health Alliance’s Annual Report for the financial year 2016-2017.

Read more April 13, 2017 10:35 AM

Darlington Statement: Joint Consensus Statement from the Intersex Community

The Darlington Statement is a joint consensus statement by Australian and Aotearoa/New Zealand intersex organisations and independent advocates, signed in March 2017.

Read more March 30, 2017 3:14 PM

Supporting Same-Sex Attracted Gender Diverse Young People Multicultural Multifaith Backgrounds

This research project involved conducting a case study analysis of the needs of same-sex attracted and gender diverse young people of multicultural and multifaith backgrounds, and how these needs can be addressed by government, and by their cultural and religious communities.

Read more December 06, 2016 3:17 PM

Annual Report 2015-2016

This is the National LGBTI Health Alliance’s Annual Report for the financial year 2015-2016.

Read more April 13, 2016 10:30 AM

White Paper: ‘Making the Count: Addressing Data Integrity Gaps in Australian Standards for Collecting Sex and Gender Information’

The 2016 Standard for Sex and Gender Variables has yet to incorporate some key recommendations made to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) by the National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) and participating community organisations.

Read more March 04, 2016 2:52 PM

Resilient Individuals: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Rights

Equality and freedom from discrimination are fundamental human rights that belong to all people, irrespective of sexual orientation, gender identity or because they are intersex.

Read more September 03, 2015 3:23 PM

Annual Report 2014-2015

This is the National LGBTI Health Alliance’s Annual Report for the financial year 2014-2015.

Read more April 13, 2015 10:25 AM

Nothing for Them

This report is the result of a small study undertaken to explore services and referral pathways, if any, currently available for refugee and newly arrived young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans or those who may be questioning their sexual feelings and/or gender identity.

Read more June 30, 2014 3:27 PM

Annual Report 2013-2014

This is the National LGBTI Health Alliance’s Annual Report for the financial year 2013-2014.

 

Read more April 13, 2014 9:51 AM

The first Australian National Trans Mental Health Study

The first national trans mental health study was a cross-sectional study of trans people living in Australia in 2013.

Read more January 30, 2014 3:32 PM

LGBTI Data 2013

‘Developing an evidence-informed environment for health policy’ – Discussion Paper 2013

Read more February 01, 2013 4:57 PM

LGBTI Health Alliance Constitution 2012

The LGBTI Health Alliance Constitution 2012

Read more August 25, 2012 3:42 PM

Diversity in Health

In April 2012, individuals and organisations from across Australia were invited to participate in a ground breaking National Health Roundtable organised by the National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) to address the collective priorities for transgender, intersex and other people of diverse sex and gender.

Read more April 30, 2012 3:44 PM

The Bisexuality Report 2012: Bisexual Inclusion in LGBT Equality and Diversity

An important report on bisexuality from the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance and Faculty of Health and Social Care – The Open University.

Read more February 27, 2012 3:46 PM


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