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Press release: We Must Do Better for Our Trans and Gender Diverse Children and Young People

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South Australia’s first Commissioner for Children and Young People, 4th November 2019 Commissioner for Children and Young People Helen Connolly says that South  Australia’s trans and gender diverse children and young people have told her they want their health care needs to be a  priority for the Government.  Our jurisdictions around Australia already deliver models of care that cater to the...

Second HOW2 course announced for 2019

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SHINE SA, July 2019 Our first course filled up, and as a result we are pleased to announce a second HOW2 course for this year! The HOW2 CREATE LGBTI INCLUSIVE SERVICES training program is an in-depth, practical program which helps organisations reach their inclusivity goals and potentially achieve accreditation as an inclusive service. Delivered over 4 separate days, interspersed with time to...

A community perspective: On Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancer among women and, trans and gender diverse people

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Positive Life NSW & Femfatales, April 2019 Authors: Liz Sutherland, Lance Feeney, Katya Samodurov Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus which can be passed through skin to skin contact during sexual activity. Evidence to date shows that women living with HIV are 3 to 6 times more likely to develop cervical cancer than the general female population. They are also at greater risk of...

HIV Futures 9: deadline extended, last chance to participate, closes 28th May

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The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University, May 2019 HIV Futures is a survey about health, treatments, work, finances, sex and relationships of people living with HIV (PLHIV). HIV Futures is run by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University, who are still seeking participants for HIV Futures 9. If you...

2019 Community Survey Results from The South Australian Rainbow Advocacy Alliance (SARAA)

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SARAA, 1 April 2019 The South Australian Rainbow Advocacy Alliance (SARAA) has analysed the results of their community survey and compiled them into a summary. Some key findings: Only 60% of respondents felt comfortable disclosing their gender and/or their sexual orientation when accessing services. When accessing services, 37.7% of respondents felt that they didn’t receive sufficient and...

SA drug bill risks another Stolen Gen: Aboriginal Health Council

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InDaily, March 21st, 2018 The head of South Australia’s peak Aboriginal health body has warned that a State Government plan to enforce mandatory drug treatment on young people risks dispossessing Aboriginal children of their culture. Aboriginal Health Council state branch CEO Shane Mohor has joined a growing chorus of social service and health bodies that have criticised the Controlled Substance...

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