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Rebecca Reynolds

Rebecca Reynolds is the Chief Executive Officer of the Queensland Council for LGBTI Health (QC)

E: rreynolds@qc.org.au

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QC’s Rebecca Reynolds on her vision for queer Queensland

Rebecca Reynolds is the CEO of the Queensland Council for LGBTI Health and Co-Chair of the Qld Government Roundtable for LGBTI Communities. She shares her advocacy journey as well as her vision for LGBTQIA+ Queenslanders.  I grew up in rural and regional country, in the colonised state now known as Western Australia.  It was the …

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QC announces regional Queensland expansion

In an open letter to members of the Queensland LGBTIQA+ communities, Rebecca Reynolds, CEO of QC — Queensland Council for LGBTI Health, announces plans to expand the organisation’s on-the-ground services. In addition to the state-wide expansion, QC will also examine the feasibility of a future Pride Centre as both state headquarters and a community resource. …

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From Yarrabah to Sydney: On Being Brave and Creating Change

QC Champion of Change Errol Choikee travelled from Yarrabah for Saturday’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Rebecca Reynolds reflects on the QC Champions of Change project: Think Local,  Act Local, Repeat. Rebecca Reynolds is Chief Executive Officer of The Queensland Council for LGBTI Health — QC. Three years ago, three of us sat in …

Aged Care System Navigator

QC’s Aged Care System Navigator: respecting culture & identity

Towards the end of January, I read with some joy the article on the catch up between Bill Rutkin and Sister Angela Mary Doyle. It reminded me how our past informs our present, particularly in reference to QC’s Aged Care System Navigator program. Rebecca Reynolds is Chief Executive Officer of The Queensland Council for LGBTI Health …

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QC’s Rebecca Reynolds on Year Endings and New Beginnings

Rebecca Reynolds from the Queensland Council for LGBTI Health (QC) looks to the year-end and the year ahead. As QC looks to 2022, the organisation pays tribute to former President, Peter Black, and welcomes longtime board member Melissa Fox into the role. 2021 has been a year right? We thought that 2020 was one for …

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Gay Community Periodic Surveys: Champions of Change 

Rebecca Reynolds writes on the contribution of changemakers within our communities. Right now, the annual Gay Community Periodic Survey is taking place. Recently, QC launched the inclusive chosen families General Practice, QCGP+. Changemakers recognise what needs to change and act to make it happen. They recognise that things may not look different on a day-to-day …

naidoc week

A different Pride celebration: NAIDOC Week

Fresh from one month of visibility and celebration to another! We are now into NAIDOC Week which celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week is celebrated by all Australians. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We especially have some …