In the ACT, there is no peak body representing LGBTIQA+ people or organisations providing services to LGBTIQA+ people. The question of whether the ACT needs a peak body for LGBTIQA+ health and wellbeing is one that arises from time to time, including within the Office of LGBTIQ+ Affairs, in the ACT Health Scoping Study, in the commissioning process for peak bodies, and by individual stakeholders. This discussion paper outlines the arguments for and against establishing an LGBTIQA+ peak body in the ACT, and presents some alternative options to establishing a new, separate organisation.
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The holidays are a time for celebration and joy, however, we are aware that it can be a challenging time for many folks. Meridian Wellbeing collaborated with Directions ACT, and made a list of practical tips for managing alcohol and other drug needs, acknowledging...Read more