Silver Rainbow Webinar

Regular price $10.00
Silver Rainbow Webinar

Silver Rainbow training is now entirely online! It is now a short and reflective eLearning and a 2-part webinar. You’ll take ACON’s LGBTI Awareness eLearning first, then attend 2 webinars that are each around 2 hours long. We have prepared all the materials, videos, activities, and virtual breakout rooms for you, using an engaging online platform.


  1. You complete ACON's LGBTI Awareness eLearning. (~1 hour)

  2. You attend 2 webinars that are each around 2 hours. (4.5 hours) There are options for attending both parts on the same day or splitting your attendance up by a week. 

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

This inexpensive, essential, and relevant eLearning module 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.


1. Knowing what LGBTI is for person-directed care

a. The LGBTI communities
b. What is the difference between sex characteristics, gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation?

2. Societal impacts on LGBTI people

a. Understanding the lived experience of LGBTI people
b. Understanding the health impacts of social stigma and assumptions

3. LGBTI health and wellbeing

a. Health and social inequity for LGBTI people
b. Lifestyles of older LGBTI people
c. Mental and emotional health and wellbeing

4. Inclusive Practice

a. Industry best practice standards within the aged care sector
b. Individual inclusive practice
c. Organisational Change
d. Accreditation

5. Legislations relating to aged care practice

a. Legislation
b. Government policy change

Audience: Health and community workers supporting ageing clients.

Duration: Around 5 hours; 1 hour eLearning and 4 hours via webinar

Requirements for the webinar: 

  • Individual access to computer/laptop with a Chrome web browser
  • High-speed internet 
  • Familiarity with general computer knowledge
  • Access to headphones/microphone (webcam is optional)

Training Schedule (2020):

Group Date: Time (AEST): Seats Remaining:
1 Thursday, April 23 2020

Part 1: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Part 2: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Booking is closed
2  Tuesday, April 28 2020

Part 1: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Part 2: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Booking is closed

Thursday, May 14 2020


Thursday, May 21 2020

2:00pm - 4:30pm (same time, 1 week apart) Booking is closed

Tuesday, May 19 2020


Tuesday, May 26 2020

10:00am - 12:30pm (same time, 1 week apart) Booking is closed


June 4 2020



June 11 2020

2:00pm - 4:30pm (same time, 1 week apart) Booked Out


June 10 2020



June 17 2020

2:00pm - 4:30pm (same time, 1 week apart) Booked Out


Please make sure to read the cancellation/refund policy available below.

Due to instant access to the eLearning components, a refund is not possible.

You get a certificate when you finish the eLearning module, partake in both live webinar sessions and complete the post-training assessment.

The eLearning component is a pre-requisite of the live webinar. If you do not finish the eLearning before the live webinar, you will not be approved to attend the webinar. 

  • You can defer the live webinar date once.
  • If you don’t complete the eLearning before the newly chosen webinar date, you will have to purchase a new seat.

If you miss a webinar, you will get one opportunity to attend a future webinar.

You may transfer your seat to another person up to three days before the live webinar only if you have not started any online component and there is a future date available.

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