“Allies of LGBTIQ people have been asking what they can do to show their support for friends, families and colleagues while the postal survey is being rolled out” Philippa Moss, Executive Director of the AIDS Action Council said today.
Applications are now open for CBR Fair Day 2017 at Gorman Arts Centre
Performers, stallholders and sponsors are the back bone of this wonderful annual event, and we encourage you to take a look at the information packs below and decide how you or your organisation can get involved! In 2016 we saw 40+ stallholders, 7 amazing performers and more than 10 organisations sponsoring and lending support to bring CBR Fair Day to life. This year we are going bigger, louder and brighter and we want to bring you along for the ride!
"Attending the Lesbian Bisexual and Queer Women’s Health Conference 2017 on 13th and 14th of July at the Teacher’s Federation in Sydney was an insightful and fulfilling experience."
Many people say they are going to do things and then never do them. I am guilty of this as much as the next CEO. However, as we approach the end of another financial year and an ever changing political environmentt with uncertain funding we have many things to achieve and the Council is well-placed to achieve them.
The AIDS Action Council in conjunction with COTA and the LGBTIQ Ministerial Advisory Committee are holding a workshop for people interested in the aged care sector and in gaining a better understanding of the needs of the older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community members. The workshop covers a historical perspective and explains the current legal and human rights situation for the LGBTIQ community.
This workshop will be relevant for anyone interested in aged care, implementation of the National Initiatives and how inclusive practice and a Person Directed Care framework can benefit everyone.
These free informative and interactive workshop will to promote a better understanding of the needs of ageing LGBTIQ people and how to meet them.
This workshop can assist services meet the priorities for the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Ageing and Aged Care Strategy.
In the ACT, these National workshops are delivered as a partnership between lead agency The AIDS Action Council, COTA, Northside Community Service & the LGBTIQ Ministerial Advisory Council.
2nd of May at COTA Hughes Community Centre 9.30 to 12.45
3rd of May at Northside Community Service 9.30 to 12.45
10th of May at Northside Community Service 9.30 to 12.45
Funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services through the National LGBTI Health Alliance: A National Initiative for the Aged Care Sector.
The Canberra LGBTIQ Community Consortium (the Consortium) is pleased to present you with a report of the findings from a series of complex consultations undertaken by the Consortium over the last few months.
The Consortium is a partnership of four agencies brought together by the common goal of ensuring health, wellbeing, access, social inclusion and equity for Canberra’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) communities.
The AIDS Action Council of the ACT is looking for a person or people for part time to fulltime work with the necessary skills and experience to progress the objectives of the organisation.
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