Blog - Pride in Health + Wellbeing

HWEI 2022 launch

Today we launched the 2022 HWEI. This is the second iteration of the benchmarking index, and also combines the staff and service user survey options. If you missed the launch or what to know more about the HWEI index, what … Read more

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A Leadership Conversation

Wednesday 25th August we hosted “A Leadership Conversation”. This event was also a blended collaboration between ACON’s Pride in Diversity program, Pride in Sport program, Pride in Health + Wellbeing program, and members from the ACON Hunter Team. For this … Read more

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Pronouns – Why are they so hard?

If you are struggling in understand WHAT pronouns are and WHY they are a big deal for some people this Pride in Health + Wellbeing factsheet can assist: Pride in Health + Wellbeing Factsheet – Pronouns Whats covered in the … Read more

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IDAHOBIT 2021 Panel

If you missed or want to rewatch our 2021 IDAHOBIT panel event you can catch up here: https://vimeo.com/551713146 Feel free to share with friends, colllegues and team mates. For those who wanted a closer look at David’s stats he has … Read more

IDAHOBIT 2021 – Break Down The Barriers

This IDAHOBIT day we are releasing the 2021 version of the LGBTQ health and wellbeing infographic so you can see the LGBTQ statistics This graphic summarises key statistics, data and reports released in the last 12 months showing the barriers … Read more

LGBTQ people left out by the Royal Commissions:

Joy FM interview with Pride in Health + Wellbeing. Joy FM’s Saturday magazine (joy.org.au/saturdaymagazine/) interviewed Pride in Health + Wellbeing’s National Program Manager Claire Allen about the Royal Commission’s Final Report. Saturday Magazine and Claire discussed the report’s recommendations for … Read more

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LGBTQ Ageing

Further to the Royal Commission Final Report and the Compass article, ABC NEWS has now published an article highlighting the experiences of older LGBTQ people in aged care in Australia from a peak body and personal experience perspective – thank … Read more

Steve Ostrow OAM

In 2021, Stephen Ostrow was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his work in advancing LGBTQ rights. In a recent piece by QNews they mention his work with ACON and the Mature Aged Gays network. “Once … Read more