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Check out the program for the National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Conference

Check out the program for the National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Conference

The third National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Conference is being held in Melbourne at the beginning of October. This year’s conference explores the ways in which aged and disability services can acknowledge the rich and challenging histories and changing lives of older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people and deliver truly LGBTI […]

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LGBTI people encouraged to contribute to national aged care plan

LGBTI people encouraged to contribute to national aged care plan

The federal government is reviewing the national strategies that support the aged care needs of people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) communities and people across both sectors are being encouraged to put their views. Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, said that public consultation is a […]

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New research highlights concerns of older LGBT people

New research highlights concerns of older LGBT people

Older gay men’s concerns regarding ageing and aged-care settings are driven by their class and sexuality, according to new research from Swinburne University of Technology. There has been a growing focus both locally and internationally into how LGBTIQ people are treated in aged care. Plans for the first LGBT specific retirement home were launched in […]

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What’s on this week’s ‘All Things Queer’

What’s on this week’s ‘All Things Queer’

‘All Things Queer’ RTRFM’s weekly program focussed on LGBTIQ+ issues is on air today at 11:00am. On today’s show the team have lined up a great series of interviews. Vice President of Pride WA Graham Lovelock is going to be providing some information on what’s planned for this years PrideFEST in November. Paul Van Lieshout […]

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GRAI Celebrate New Office Space

GRAI Celebrate New Office Space

Last night GLBTI Rights in Ageing Inc. (GRAI) celebrated the opening of a new office space in Manning’s South Care facility last night with a sundowner. South Care provide health and social services to the wider community, including aged care, finances, Aboriginal family support and leadership training. At their Manning headquarters they have a number […]

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Minister Rejects Suggestions She’s Anti-Gay

Minister Rejects Suggestions She’s Anti-Gay

Jacinta Collins, new Minister for Mental Health and Ageing has defended her past comments and voting record on abortion, access to IVF technology and marriage equality and declared that under her watch the government’s commitment to strategies to improve mental health and ageing for the LGBT population will remain a priority. The Minister had one […]

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New Protections for Orientations

New Protections for Orientations

The Gillard government has introduced the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity an Intersex Status) legislation and passed it through the lower house. If successfully passed though the upper house, the legislation will make it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status. Attorney-General Mark […]

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