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Queensland overhauls sex education with the Respectful Relationships Education Hub

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Queensland Government, October 2022 The Queensland government has overhauled the way respectful relationships and sexual consent is taught in schools. Revamped educational materials — such as lesson plans — are available for Queensland teachers to use with students from next year. The Respectful Relationships Hub also contains resources for parents and carers, and for students. In March 2021, the...

Free Information Sessions for Parents and Carers of Trans and Gender Diverse Young People

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SHINE SA, August 2022 Families in Transition: Information Sessions (Face-to-Face and Online) for Parents and Carers of Trans and Gender Diverse Young People Who are these information sessions for? Parents and carers of trans, gender diverse, and questioning (TGD) young people between 12-25 years What will we cover? In a two-hour session, lived experience workers will discuss: • Gender and gender...

New resources for LGBTIQA+ people with disability

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Thorne Harbour Health, July 2022 Thorne Harbour Health and Inclusion Melbourne have released a set of resources for LGBTIQA+ people with disability to understand their rights and navigate Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). LGBTIQA+ people with disability consistently indicate that they have had poor experiences navigating both the NDIS planning process and working with NDIS...

Suicide prevention in LGBTQA+ young people: Best practice guidelines

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Suicide prevention in LGBTQA+ young people: Best practice guidelines for clinical and community service providers Telethon Kids Institute (Perth), 5th August 2022 These guidelines are intended to improve insight into the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and questioning, asexual (and those of other diverse sexualities and genders; LGBTQA+) young people. They were designed to aid...

FAQs for: SHINE SA’s Gender Wellbeing Service, Gender Affirmation/Transition Pathways in SA, and more

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SHINE SA, 2022 SHINE SA’s Gender Wellbeing Service is a free, confidential mental health service for people who are questioning their gender identity or identify as trans or gender diverse. (This service provides psychological therapies, peer support, general information and support within the metropolitan area of Adelaide. If you would like to see if you live or work within the Adelaide...

Report: Changing community attitudes to improve inclusion of people with disability

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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability,  3 May 2022 The Disability Royal Commission has just published a report, called ‘Changing community attitudes to improve inclusion of people with disability.’ The report was written by researchers from the University of New South Wales Sydney and Flinders University. The report looked at what could be done...

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