PROJECT TEAMS…

LGBTIQ Inclusive Training Tools for Homelessness and Housing Sectors in the City of Melbourne (2018-2020)

Steering group: Cal Andrews (Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne), Ruth McNair (Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne), Jenny Smith (Council to Homeless Persons), Jennifer Power (Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University), Brenda Appleton (Transgender Victoria), Karen Parker (ZBGC).

 

LGBTIQ National Inclusive Practice Guidelines for Housing and Homelessness Sectors (2018-2019) 

Researchers: Cal Andrews & Ruth McNair (Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne).

Admin Support: Timothy Kariotis (Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne).

Reference bodies include LGBTIQ+ Community Expert Advisory Group and Homelessness and Housing Expert Panel.

 

Developing a LGBTI safe housing network to prevent homelessness and build social connection and resilience (2017-2019) 

Researchers: Ruth McNair (Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne), Cal Andrews (Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne) & Jennifer Power (Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University).

Volunteer: Merinda Brown

Advisory Group: Sue Carlile (Family Access Network), Karen Field (Drummond Street Services), George Hatvani (Launch Housing), Trish Hackney-Westmore (Council to Homeless Persons), Mary Koutzamanis (SensWide Employment/WorkingOut), Dan Laws (Victorian Indigenous Statewide Homelessness Network), Peter Locke (Equinox), Kate Foord (Drummond Street Services), Lisa Sammut (Vincent Care), Sharon Parkinson (Swinburne University of Technology), Jenny Smith (Council to Homeless Persons), Michelle Thompson (Family Access Network), James Wray (Port Phillip Housing Association).

 

Trans and Gender Diverse Homelessness Pilot Model of Care (2016-2017) 

Researchers: Ruth McNair & Cal Andrews.

Steering Group: Brenda Appleton (Transgender Victoria), Karen Field (Drummond Street Services), Kate Foord (Drummond Street Services), Sally Goldner (Transgender Victoria), Ian Gould (GALFA), Tony Keenan (Launch Housing), Anna Wark (Launch Housing).

Community Reference Group: Marie August (Drummond Street Services – queerspace), Ari Dunphy (Drummond Street Services – queerspace), Andrew Eklund (The Shed), Tina Healy, Jami Jones (Rainbow Network), Darcy Lovely (Redefining Androgyny), Starlady (Zoe Belle Gender Collective), Budi Sudarto (Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council – AGMC).

 

LGBTQ Homelessness Research Project (2016-2017) 

Researchers: Ruth McNair, Cal Andrews, Sharon Parkinson (Swinburne University of Technology) & Deborah Dempsey (Swinburne University of Technology).

Advisory Group: Sue Carlile (Family Access Network), Ian Gould (GALFA), Andie Hider, Jami Jones (GLHV), Kerryn Jones (Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation), Tony Keenan (Launch Housing), Violet Kolar (Launch Housing), William Leonard (GLHV), Rebecca Reynolds (National LGBTI Health Alliance), Jenny Smith (Council to Homeless Persons), Damien Stevens (Uniting Shepparton), James Wray (Port Phillip Housing Association).

 

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Website Support: Damian Douglas-Meyer

We are also deeply grateful to those who have generously given their time to participate in the research. Thank you for helping make this happen!