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Mar10

ACON receives $450,000 funding boost to combat drug and alcohol use in LGBTI community

POSTED ON // Friday, 10 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

ACON receives $450,000 funding boost to combat drug and alcohol use in LGBTI community

Central and Eastern Sydney PHN (CESPHN) has awarded ACON $450,000 in funding to assist the organisation in developing a better response to the problem use of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) among the areas LGBTIQ community.

Mar08

Take part in the LGBTI National Health Alliance LGBTIQ disability strategy

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Take part in the LGBTI National Health Alliance LGBTIQ disability strategy

Are you an LGBTIQ person living with disability?Are you the intimate partner/carer for an LGBTIQ person living with disability? Then the LGBTI National Health Alliance wants to hear from you.

Feb27

Queensland regions get sexual health funding booster shots

POSTED ON // Monday, 27 February 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Queensland regions get sexual health funding booster shots

The Gold Coast, Wide Bay and Townsville public health systems will each receive a $481,000 injection over four years to boost sexual health services.

Feb24

R U OK? floats its message in this year’s Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade

POSTED ON // Friday, 24 February 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

R U OK? floats its message in this year’s Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade

Suicide prevention and mental health will be highly visible at this year’s Mardi Gras Parade as R U OK? launches its first float.

Feb24

VAC launch Be-Longing for it

POSTED ON // Friday, 24 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

VAC launch Be-Longing for it

Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) have launched a new digital storytelling project exploring the use of meth amongst gya, bi and queer men.

Feb22

Celebration, visibility and inclusion: Welcome to Breastiville

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 22 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Celebration, visibility and inclusion: Welcome to Breastiville

A community event and party in Sydney’s inner west, part of the Mardi Gras Festival, will celebrate women and promote breast health.

Feb18

Campaign aims to restore funds to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sexual health programs

POSTED ON // Saturday, 18 February 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Campaign aims to restore funds to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sexual health programs

Organisations from the NT and Queensland are joining forces to reverse the funding cuts made by the Federal Government to Indigenous sexual health programs.

Feb16

Ice Summit to meet in Rockhampton as Queensland deals with its epidemic

POSTED ON // Thursday, 16 February 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Ice Summit to meet in Rockhampton as Queensland deals with its epidemic

A summit to discuss ways of tackling crystal meth addiction in Queensland will be held in Rockhampton on April 27.

Feb02

Indigenous sexual health program run by QuAC loses funding

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Indigenous sexual health program run by QuAC loses funding

The federal government will cut funding to the Queensland AIDS Council’s (QuAC) 2 Spirits program – a sexual health initiative which has been running in Queensland for 21 years and was responsible for the ground-breaking Condoman campaign.

Dec17

Will Trump’s new health secretary make life harder for LGBTI people?

POSTED ON // Saturday, 17 December 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Will Trump’s new health secretary make life harder for LGBTI people?

In a country where there are a third more people without health insurance than the population of Australia, healthcare is a big issue for the US.

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