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First National LGBTI Professional Development

HIPPY Australia embraces diversity and is committed to the values of inclusivity, equity and respect as we work together towards the empowerment of families, no matter their make up, across Australia. HIPPY Australia recently participated in Working Effectively with LGBTI People training run by Sharon Jones and Lou Carter, the Line Manager and Coordinator at …

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Centre For Rural and Remote Mental Health – S2: E2 RURAL LGBTIQ COMMUNITIES

In this episode we discuss what it is like to be part of the LGBTI community in a rural area. For people who identify as LGBTI, those aged 16-27 are five times more likely to attempt suicide and twice as likely to be diagnosed with a mental health disorder. The challenges for accessing appropriate care …

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Out of the Shadows suicide awareness walk captures the need to listen to our loved ones

A column of candlelight snaked through Burnie on Friday night as Coasters took the time to remember those they’d lost to suicide and support their loved ones. Cars halted as hundreds of people shrouded in an incandescent glow walked from Burnie Park, across the Bass Highway and to West Beach. This annual ritual is known as the Out …

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Tasmanian teen’s heartfelt plea to understand depression

BY COURTNEY GREISBACHADVOCATE NEWSPAPER (17 JUN, 2011 02:03 PM) + see the link to the story here RACHELLE Dell would do anything to take back just one moment of her life.It’s the moment she refused to speak to her father. She instead offered a meaningless “hi”.Only a couple of hours later, Rachelle’s father tragically took his …

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Landline (ABC) Stories

Acknowledgement CORES acknowledges the support of ABC TV, in the telecast of these two feature stories on “Landline” – November 2006 and October 2008. “Landline” can be seen at midday Sundays on ABC1.