Carnival Day 2019 Survey Results

Carnival Day 2019 Survey Results

queerspace and Centre for Family Research and Evaluation (CFRE) are proud to release the data of a survey we held over Midsumma Carnival day in January of 2019 to help provide us with some insight into the services LGBTIQA+ communities are accessing and/or would like to access in their local area. We found some fascinating and also some concerning findings.

We surveyed a total of 819 people and below are just some of the findings. Please see infographics for more data. 63% of respondents accessed a mental health service, the most common being mental health related services provided by a GP (56%), and 49% accessed multiple mental health related services. 20% of respondents were carers, of which 43% were caring for someone due to a mental health condition, this was the most common category of care. Financial Hardship was common with 25% of total respondents experiencing financial hardship and most disconcertingly. Trans, gender diverse and non-binary people were most likely experiencing financial hardship at 29%. Trans women experienced the most financial hardship at 59%.

We hope our survey results will assist us and others to identify emerging gaps in supports, barriers to accessing key services and will help shape our responses to community needs.

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For more information about this or other projects
conducted by queerspace research,
please contact the team at cfre@ds.org.au

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