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We are Meridian - Service Poster

Poster of Meridian's Service Offerings

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Meridian Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) 2021- 2022

Meridian is proud to present this inaugural Meridian Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) 2021- 2022. Our Reflect RAP signifies Meridian’s sincere intent to strengthen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety through a structured process of establishing and strengthening meaningful and respectful relationships with First Nations’ community members. It was developed by Meridian in consultation with members of the ACT’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and Meridian members.

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Wellbeing Tips for LGBTQIA+ Folks

8 useful Wellbeing Tips for LGBTQIA+ Folks. 

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Our Work In Ageing and Aged Care 2020/2021

We work to improve access to inclusive and culturally safe Aged Care services for LGBTI+ elders and improve their wellbeing.

Meridian is a leader in LGBTI+ inclusion within the Seniors and Aged Care sector in the ACT.

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CBR Fair Day - Pride in the Virtual Park - Statistics Infographic

In 2021, due to COVID-19 and public health restriction, CBR Fair Day was held within a social engagement software – TOPIA. It was a bold and daring attempt to ensure that the tradition of Fair Day lives on, and we continue to create opportunities for community connection whilst providing a platform for groups and organisations to share their stories and services.

TOPIA provided a unique, engaging and user-friendly space to promote and discuss Meridian’s services and health promotion messages with the community who were able to take part in the event. TOPIA was new, experimental and fun, however we look forward to hosting Fair Day – Pride in the Park at Glebe Park in 2022.

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Does the ACT need an LGBTIQA+ peak body? A discussion paper.

Peak bodies within community sector play an important role in representing the interests of their members and communities to government, as well as strengthening the capacity of, and fostering collaboration within the sector.

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2020 - 2021 Snapshot Infographic

Our Year > 2020 - 2021 Snapshot

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Measuring Community Impact with the Contribution to Change Framework

The Contribution to Change (C2C) Framework was developed by Collective Action to assist community, and peer-based organisations measure, and demonstrate their impact. A defining characteristic of community organisations is that they aim to contribute to positive changes in their community. When it comes to demonstrating their contribution to these changes, however, many organisations fall short. With the C2C Framework, organisations can demonstrate the accumulative impact of their programs and activities and track their progress towards their vision. 

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The AIDS Candlelight Memorial Speech 2021 – Held on 16 May 2021

The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial is a time for all of us to remember the many lives lost of HIV and AIDS. The first memorial event was held in 1983 and since then there have been thousands of events across the world.

This year the event was held at Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centre and the guest speaker was Clara Tuck Meng Soo. Dr Soo received her medical training at Cambridge University and King’s College London. She worked for several years in the UK before migrating to Australia in 1989. In 2002 she became Practice Principal of IGP and Hobart Place General Practice.

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Meridian You Are Welcome Poster

You Are Welcome Poster – All sexualities, genders, identities, expressions & cultures welcome here.

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