Carers Victoria Research of Victorian Carers of LGBTIQ People
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Carers Victoria are working in partnership with RMIT to undertake research to investigate the experiences of Victorian carers of LGBTIQ people living with mental illness or who have experienced a mental health crisis. Carers are eligible to participate if they are; over 18 years of age have been or currently in a caring role since the 2014 Victorian Mental Health Act was implemented and the person/people they supported are LGBTIQ Please share this information with …
Position Vacants at VAC Equinox Gender Diverse Health Centre
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There are two jobs going with the Victorian Aids Council Equinox Gender Diverse Health Centre. They are looking for a General Practitioner and an ATAPS CAREinMIND Clinician. Equinox is a VAC operated health centre that caters exclusively to the Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) community.  General Practice, Counselling and Care Recovery Co-ordination  services are currently being offered on site.   The primary objective of Equinox is to reduce the barriers that TGD people face in accessing primary …
VAC Alcohol and Drug Services Education Seminar
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  VAC provides alcohol and drug services for people living with HIV and LGBTI communities. As part of this work we offer individual counselling, care and recovery coordination and therapeutic groups. VAC also develops a range of alcohol and drug harm reduction and health promotion tools. At this seminar you will hear from our team about the programs and services we offer, as well as general education about alcohol and drug use within LGBTI communities. Speakers include: …
Team Melbourne
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Team Melbourne evolved from a gathering of Melbourne’s queer sporting clubs in December 2004 to begin planning for involvement in the international queer sporting meets in 2006 (the Chicago Gay Games and Montreal Outgames).  Originally called “Queer Sports Alliance Melbourne” (QSAM), the name was changed early in 2012 to be inline with other city-based groups and be more recognisable. Team Melbourne has emerged for and by Melbourne’s queer sporting clubs in lieu of any other partnership, …
LGBTQI Parents and Friends Support group (VIC)
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In 2016 PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Melbourne made the decision to close down their branch. In consultation with PFLAG Melbourne and in understanding the important role that PFLAG has played in the LGBTQI community, Switchboard committed to establishing a face to face support group for parents and friends of LGBTQI people. If you are a parent or a friend of a LGBTQI person and think you could benefit from a face …
Sydney Social Saturdays Group
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Social Saturdays is a safe*, inclusive and relaxed space for LGBTIQA+ folks, where you can be yourself and meet new people, join in a game or activity, or simply hang out and socialise. Who can come? People 18+ who are LGBTIQA+ Format: Informal, some structured activities, some unstructured social time When: Usually third Saturday of the month, 4:30pm – 6:30pm Please note doors don’t open before 4:30pm as the service is closed. Where: Twenty10 Incorporating GLCS NSW, Level 1, …
Sydney Transgender & Diversity Counselling
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Sydney Transgender & Diversity Counselling offers professional support, specialising in gender diversity. They provide reliable and caring counselling services for individuals, families and couples impacted by gender diversity. So if you do find yourself in that space, you’ve someone to talk to. In addition to individual sessions, they provide a range of services including group therapy, education sessions for employers, and couples counselling. And while they specialise in Transgender and Gender Diversity Counselling, they’re certainly not limited to it! …
Peer support program for trans young people and their parents/guardians
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We are excited to announce two new peer networks for trans and gender diverse young people and their parents/guardians in Perth! Freedom Centre and the Trans Pathways Research Team (which is made up of representatives from Telethon Kids Institute, The University of WA, Curtin University, YouthLink and Freedom Centre) are being funded by the WA Mental Health Commission’s Suicide Prevention Peer Support and Mentoring Grants are looking to develop two new peer buddy support programs in Perth for the …