Legal and Visa enquiries
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GQA does occasionally receive contact regarding legal and visa matters. Unfortunately we’re unable to advise on these subjects, but you can try contacting: Transgender Victoria Fitzroy Legal Service If these organisations can’t help you, they can point you to someone who can.
Gynaecology Service at Monash Health
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    Dear trans and gender diverse community members and service providers, I write to inform you of the surgery and fertility preservation options for trans men at Monash Health. The Gynaecology Service at Monash Health offers these services to trans men: Tubal ligation for contraception Removal of internal reproductive organs Initial assessment of fertility preservation options To access these services, referral is required via the Gender Clinic, Monash Health. For more detail, see the …
Trans Pathways report
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The Trans Pathways report is now available at www.telethonkids.org.au/transpathways Trans Pathways is the largest survey that has been conducted with trans and gender diverse young people on their mental health and experiences accessing services in Australia. The report is a summary of findings from 859 trans young people aged 14-25 years and 194 parents and guardians of trans young people from around Australia. The results are confronting and they demonstrate that there is much work to …
Rainbow Breakfast Club for international students
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When:, 7:30am – 8:30am, September 22nd Where: Level 5, Discover English, 247 Collins Street, Melbourne What: Free breakfast, presentations from members of the Rainbow International Students’ network (RIS’N) This event will feature: – a FREE healthy breakfast – presentations from members of the queer, international student community – information about services, programs and events offered by the local queer community All international students are invited, especially those who identify as LGBT, queer or gender diverse, …
Cultural Rainbow
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First Victorian Professional’s Forum Multicultural/Multifaith LGBTIQ Sector   The AGMC & Red Cross are hosting an event to begin to map the Multicultural/Multifaith LGBTIQ Sector so that we can better refer and support LGBTIQ migrants and refugees. This event will be focused on mapping, referrals, working together and is for service providers and community groups working within this space. Mapping our sector Join us in a forum to meet community organisations and service providers, so …
Switchboard are Looking for those with Counselling Experience
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Switchboard need people with counseling qualifications/experience to volunteer at Switchboard now. Switchboard is running a fast track course for qualified counselors this weekend (26/27 August) in order to respond to demand. If you know someone who is LGBTQI identifying and has counseling experience and fits the below criteria please get them to contact Switchboard today at gm@switchboard.org.au Please read the points below: 1. As a peer-based counseling service, we require our volunteer telephone counselors to …
Cohealth LGBTIQ+ Inclusion Project Lead
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This role will support cohealth’s work to improve access and equity for diverse populations across the Northern and Western suburbs of Melbourne. Working in conjunction with cross-organisational leadership teams, staff, consumers and other relevant stakeholders, this role will lead the development and implementation of cross-organisational LGBTIQ+ inclusive practice. Fundamental to this role will be positioning cohealth to become a Rainbow Tick accredited organisation, and playing a leading role in the implementation and imbedding of cohealth’s …
LGBTI Multicultural Project Diversity in Greek Families
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LGBTI Multicultural Project Diversity in Greek Families: Let’s Start the Conversation PRONIA has been funded by the State Government to deliver the LGBTI Multicultural Project.  This one-year project addresses diversity within the Greek community and start the conversation on issues impacting LGBTI people and their families. The overall objectives of the LGBTI Multicultural Project: Development of a culturally and linguistically responsive project addressing the needs of the Australian Greek LGBTI community and their families. Develop …
Survey on the vocal satisfaction of transgender men and transmasculine individuals
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Sidney Wong, a Master of Linguistics student at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand is interested in gendered speech. This study is regarding the vocal satisfaction of transgender men / trans men, transmasculine people, masculine of centre, tangata ira tane, AFAB (assigned female at birth) trans people, male-to-male, and female-to-male transgender individuals’ speech. “We know little about the voice in these populations and as a result your vocal health needs may not be adequately met. Your …