The project is seeking voices of LGBTIQ people with lived experience of domestic and family violence willing to share their stories and advocate for awareness of the issue.
“Most people who work with our community in a professional capacity undertake regular supervision to manage the emotional strain of their job, but it occurs to me that advocates and campaigners don’t.”
Mental Health Australia was established in 1997 as Australia’s first independent, national peak body to represent the interests of the mental health sector.
The new name honours Alison Thorne and Keith Harbour, two community legends from early in the organisation’s history.
“Much of the work conducted by sex worker organisations today still takes its cues from Roberta’s early work.”
Two new members will advocate for LGBTI Victorians.
Just.equal’s new series #IfTheyOnlyKnew aims to inspire change towards equality in Australia.
Advocates are using the anniversary to call on the government to drop its plebiscite policy in favour of a free vote.