September 2019 Newsletter

Davi Martinelli

September 2019

This month, we are covering some exciting news including:

  • Professional Advisory Group EOI – Sexual Assault
  • LGBTI Awareness Training – Public session (Sydney and Tamworth)
  • LGBTI Aged Care Inclusive Practice Training – Public session (Sydney)
  • Silver Rainbow Aged Care Training (time update)
  • International Pronouns Day
  • Human Interest Piece of the Month

Professional Advisory Group EOI – LGBTQ Sexual Assault eLearning

We are looking for professional service providers that respond to sexual assault or provide support to those affected by sexual assault to participate in a professional advisory group on the development of a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer inclusive practice eLearning for professionals.

If you want to know more about our professional advisory group,



LGBTI Awareness In-Person Training – Public session

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Awareness is training for anyone looking to increase their basic knowledge around LGBTI people and communities. This 4-hour in-person training will introduce you to the LGBTI acronym and expand your understanding of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and sex characteristics.

Next sessions:

  • Sydney – Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Tamworth – November (date and time to be confirmed)

LGBTI Aged Care Inclusive Practice In-Person Training in Sydney

Improve your provision of person-centred care and elevate your ageing clients’ overall experience with a full-day “LGBTI Aged Care Inclusive Practice” training. Guided by a qualified ACON facilitator, this training will help you expand your understanding of LGBTI people and communities through discussion with like-minded professionals, video testimonials, and engaging in learning activities.

Upcoming Sydney's session:

  • Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM 

Silver Rainbow Training: time update

This inexpensive, essential, and relevant eLearning module and in-person training for all workers in the aged care sector will help promote a better understanding of the needs of the LGBTI people and provide staff with more confidence to deliver an inclusive, best practice service. Training is $10 per person, enrol yourself and your peers

Upcoming sessions:

The following in-person session will run for the full day from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

  • Bowral – Friday, 11 October 2019
  • Armidale – Wednesday, 23 October 2019
  • Murwillumbah – Friday, 15 November 2019
  • Lithgow – Thursday, 28 November 2019
  • Broken Hill – Monday, 2 December 2019

International Pronouns Day

International Pronouns Day is an annual event that seeks to make sharing, respecting and educating about personal pronouns commonplace. It takes place each year on the third Wednesday of October. ACON Pride Training is offering a 20% OFF discount on pronoun badges between 12 September – 18 October to celebrate this day. Simply use the discount code pronounday at the checkout.


Birth certificate reform has passed in Victoria

Victoria joins Tasmania, NT, SA and the ACT in passing laws that make it easier for people to update their birth certificates, without facing unnecessary and invasive medical interventions. “Transgender people in Victoria will no longer have to undergo invasive medical procedures before being able to update their birth certificates to reflect their gender identity”.

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ACON acknowledges and pays respects to the traditional custodians of all the lands on which we work.


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