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LGBTIQA+ Health Community Consultation

Think Change Resolve (TCR) is working with Health Equity Matters (formerly AFAO) to conduct a national consultation to understand the primary health care needs, experiences and priorities of LGBTIQA+ communities.

 

Our project aims to make recommendations to improve primary health care to better meet the needs of LGBTIQA+ people across the country.

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How to get involved

Our consultation will be running over May to June 2023 and we want to hear from the whole diversity of our communities, including all of the LGBTIQA+ and those in urban, regional, remote locations; old and young; First Nations; people from diverse ethnic backgrounds and people with disability. There are a number of ways you can get involved. 

Complete the online survey

An online survey will be open from 1 May - 30 June 2023. All LGBTIQA+ community members who access primary health care are encouraged to complete the survey so we can hear about the diversity of experiences of health care. The survey is also open to parents and carers of queer and/or gender diverse children and young people.

Attend an in-person or online workshop

Chat with us 1:1 

If you would be more comfortable with a confidential 1:1 discussion by Zoom or phone with one of our project team members, you can book in using the link below. 

  • Chat with Emily Scott (Emily is particularly interested in speaking with lesbian, queer and bisexual women, older people and parents of trans, gender-diverse or queer children)

  • Chat with Emma Shinozaki  

  • Chat with Gus Heesh (Gus is particularly interested in speaking with young people, and trans, gender diverse and non-binary people)

Share the links to our survey with your networks

We are conducting workshops both in person and online at the following dates/times. Attendees will go into the running to win a $100 JB Hi-Fi voucher. To register your attendance for a workshop, please click on the registration link for the selected session below.

 

Online consultations - Registration essential​​

 

Planned in-person consultations (exact times and location TBC)

  • 26 May 2023 Hobart consultations (contact emily@thinkchangeresolve.com

  • 4 June 2023 Ipswich consultations

  • 4 June 2023 Hervey Bay consultations

  • 7-9 June 2023 Northern NSW consultations

  • 9-10 June 2023 Brisbane consultations

  • 13-15 June 2023 Melbourne consultations

  • 20-21 June 2023 Bendigo consultations

Please email ruth@thinkchangeresolve.com to register your interest in attending any in-person consultations

We would love for you to share our survey link to your networks via email, e-newsletter and/or social media. 

Download suggested wording and the social tile  (DOCX, 3.3MB) 

Our Team

We are a diverse and highly skilled team who have extensive experience in the health care sector and represent many facets of the LGBTIQA+ community.

Contact us for more information

We want to hear from as many people in our communities as possible throughout this project, from health providers and clinicians to LGBTIQA+ primary health users. If there are other ways you would like to be involved or you have questions about the project, get in touch with the Project Manager, Emma Shinozaki via emma@thinkchangeresolve.com

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