Supporting the work of the peer-led LGBTIQ refugee and asylum seeker support group in Canberra.
Online Training: Building service capacity to work with LGBTIQ+ forcibly displaced people
The development of an online training resource on LGBTIQ refugees and asylum seekers for settlement services and LGBTIQ organisations. Available at: www.fdpn.org.au/lgbtiq-settlement-training
To employ an other-gendered refugee/asylum-seeker to work alongside their Peer Support Officer at the Queer Asylum Seekers support group.
Supporting the work of the Peer led LGBTIQ refugee and asylum seeker support group in Melbourne.
The development of a national survey and consultation to explore to specific settlement experiences and subsequent needs of young LGBTQIA+ refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.
LGBTIQA+ Refugee Inclusive Practice Training for Community Workers and Legal Workers.
A guide to Australian law relating to LGBTQIA+ anti-discrimination and health rights, which will be translated into 15 languages and recorded as audio files.
Supporting the work of the Peer led LGBTIQ refugee and asylum seeker support group in Sydney.
Building Bridges between Autism and LGBTQI Communities
The employment of members of the LGBTQI+/Autism community to attend our events as leaders, mentors, ambassadors and deliver LGBTQI+ topics into our ongoing event programming, community building, advocacy, and communication strategies.
LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Practices for Disability Services
A bespoke professional learning package to deliver to the Tasmanian Disability sector, based on existing work already undertaken in this space by Inclusion Melbourne’s Design Lab. The emphasis is on developing LGBTQIA+ inclusive practices within disability support services.
My Identity . My Choice “A safe journey to explore LGBTIQA+ identity for people using disability services
Improved LGBTIQA+ expression within Yooralla via education and training to shape awareness and attitudes: * Min 4 workshops, 4 focus groups for adults with disability
Experiences of LGBTIQ People Living with Disabilities
A social research project to understand the experiences of LGBTIQ and gender diverse people with a disability in Australia today; identify systemic health, social and relational factors that impact on full inclusion and sexual rights; and, develop evidence based recommendations on policy and practice change.
Evaluation of an e-learning resource supporting LGBTIQ people with dementia and changed behaviours
An evaluation of a DCRC developed eLearning resource for those providing care to LGBTI peoples with dementia and changed behaviours to help improve the effectiveness of the resource to support change in practice. Collaboration with the National LGBTI Health Alliance – Silver Rainbow LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care to aid evaluation design, resource uptake and recruitment.
Interpreting the Spectrums: Understanding barriers to health care for the LGBTIQ+ autistic community
Aspergers Victoria in partnership with The Shed, TGV and Spectrum Intersections, to develop portable resource kits to explain common barriers for Autistic LGBTIQA+ People when accessing health services. A 12-month project to produce educational materials to help bridge communication and cultural barriers faced by Autistic LGBTIQA+ people within the medical system and build future employment pathways for advocates.
A project by Northcott Innovation (NI) to tackle one of societies last remaining taboos – sexuality and disability, by giving a voice to LGBTQI people with disability in regard to their capacity to engage in sexuality activities of their choosing and the barriers (physical, environmental, social) preventing them from participating in those activities.
Sexuality, Equality, Disability
12 full-day workshops about LGBTI specific needs and 21 one-on-one planning sessions, to build capacity of the Disability Sector to improve support and outcomes for people with a disability who identify as LGBTI.
Supporting the inclusion and wellbeing of LGBTIQ people with intellectual disability
The development of practice-based training materials for use by disability support organisations, and the delivery to a LGBTIQ-orientated pilot of high-quality sexuality awareness for PWID (people with an intellectual disability).
The lived experience of LGBTI people living with disabilities
An international literature review and re-analysis of Australian data, to build the evidence on lives of LGBTIQ people living with a disability, to inform health service development, community building and culture change to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ people living with a disability.
Development of LGBTI inclusive practice guidelines for Australian housing and homeless sectors
Development of LGBTI inclusive practice guidelines for Australian housing and homeless sectors. These will be based on the findings of GALFA initiated homelessness project conducted by Uni Melb and Swinburne Uni, and, using the Delphi approach to develop guidelines that are feasible and effective.
Demographics by Sexuality
To support G-9-2016 fund Australian Bureau of Statistics for extraction of data relating to sexuality and homelessness.
LGBT Homelessness Project – secondary data analysis ‘Journey’s Home’
To characterise the nature of LGB Homelessness by secondary data analysis, as part of a project that seeks to understand the experiences of LGBTIQ Homelessness to inform policy, service delivery and homelessness prevention in LGBTI community. Collaborative Swinburne + Uni Melb project (Launch and LMCF funded Uni Melb directly).
Supporting trans and gender diverse people experienceing homelessness
Development and piloting a model of care to support trans and gender diverse people experiencing or at risk of homelessness, In collaboration with Transgender Victoria and Launch Housing (previously Hanover). Report at www.lgbtihomeless.org.au.
LGBTI Homelessness project: Exploring Personal Experiences
Exploring the experiences of a diverse range of LGBTI people by interviewing them, to understand drivers into and out of homelessness.
LGBTI Seniors and Residential Care Engagement Project
To address the the need for increasing he sustainability of inclusive residential care services by consultaton, access tompeer supportand engagementn with LGBTI elders.
Supporting older LGBTI Victorians to plan around end of life
Development of an information resource to guide older TGD (and LGBTI) Victorians in end of life planning, and a survey of information needs to support targeted outreach with the resource.
Building knowledge and capacity of community nursing and aged care staff to work with TGD people
To equip community nursing, allied health and aged care staff with general knowledge about health and wellbeing needs of TGD people, and, develop evidence based guidelines as a self directed learning tool to assist staff provide culturally appropriate and safe care.
Virtual visitor project
Testing the feasibility of wide scale on-line visitor scheme with LGBTI elders who are socially isolated and/or living along, using LGBTI peers as visitors.
Turn Up Your Voice
The project aims to remove the invisibility of LGBTI people and their carers in aged care facilities by engaging them in the planning, delivery an evaluation of ageing and aged care policies, programs and services.
Val’s Café website
To improve the health, wellbeing, care and service provision for senior LGBTI people throughout Australia by development of “Val’s Café” website as a national resource hub for older LGBTI people and their service providers.
Effective Postvention for Suicide Prevention, staff development tool to be shared with Qlife orgs
To support the collaboration of the five volunteer based LGBTI telephone counselling services across Australia to strengthen their national presence and update the national website.
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