$3.3m for LGBTI tele helpline

Victorian Senator Jacinta Collins said the money would go to the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Health Alliance for its nationwide phone counselling service, QLife.

“These services can go a long way to helping people overcome the negative mental health impacts of discrimination, stigma and social isolation because of their sexual orientation, sex or gender,” said Senator Collins.

In 2010, she was quoted as saying gay marriage was