Joint Statement on the Religious Freedom Review recommendations from LGBTI organisations, leaders and allies.

As organisations, leaders and allies of diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) communities, we stand united in our call on all Australian governments to ensure that every person can go to school, work or access services free from discrimination.

Australians voted for fairness and equality last year, not to entrench discrimination against LGBTI people and their families.

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Silver Rainbow - LGBTI Aged Care Awareness Training

The Silver Rainbow LGBTI Aged Care Awareness Training Project is managed by the National LGBTI Heath Alliance and is being delivered collaboratively with project partners across every state and territory in Australia. It is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health until June 2020.

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Rainbow Families Community Events

Rainbow Families events are an opportunity for families with LGBTIQ identifying parents and/ or children to come together as families to connect and celebrate their family’s uniqueness in a safe, supportive, and non-judgemental environment. Events provide a great opportunity for families to form new friendships, or catch up for fun activities with existing friends.  Each event reflects the Council's values of Respect, Inclusiveness, Partnership and Empowerment, and have lasting positive impacts on our overall community.

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Find out about shigellosis

The ACT and NSW have both seen an increase in multi-drug-resistant shigellosis cases acquired through male-to-male sexual contact which are resistant to all recommended oral antibiotics.

Shigellosis is an infection caused by a bacterium called Shigella.

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ACT Charter of Rights For Victims of Crime: share your feedback with the ACT Government.

Feedback is now open for the ACT Charter of Rights For Victims of Crime. The ACT Government is seeking feedback on three key issues as part of its consultation of a Charter of Rights for Victims of Crime. You’re invited to provide your views to help ensure the Charter meets the needs of the ACT community, criminal justice agencies and the organisations that support victims of crime.

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Supporting the Council, supporting our communities

As we enter the new financial year, it is a great time to reflect on the ongoing contribution of members and supporters of the AIDS Action Council. A MASSIVE thank you to all those who contributed to the Council’s End of Financial Year Drive for the Trevor Daley Fund, you can read more about the Fund below.

It is now that time of year where we renew our memberships.  Membership of the Council is vital in continuing the vital work of the Council supporting our communities and ending discrimination, marginalisation and stigma for those living with and impacted by HIV/AIDS.

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Rainbow Families Winter Ball, June 2018

We hosted the Rainbow Families Winter Ball on Saturday 16 June at Corroboree Park in Ainslie following our inaugural Rainbow Families Dance Party last October. Our Rainbow Families events provide a fun, safe and inclusive environment for LGBTIQ families to get together, make new connections and nurture existing ones.

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Donate to the AIDS Action Council or the Trevor Daley Fund. Donations over $2 are tax deductible. Call 6257 2855 or email us for more details.