Eastern Diversity Group (EDG)
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It’s been a fun 4th term so far at EDG, if you identify as LGBTIQ+ give the Family Access Network (FAN) a call and come check it out! Last year FAN went to Box Hill Gardens for a picnic and games, learnt how to knit and played pool and gotten spooky with some face painting, craft while talking through a Twilight Zone and Dr.Who episodes on a scorching hot Halloween afternoon. EDG meet every Thursday …
Escape Velocity: We Are Who We Are
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In 2019, Escape Velocity created films with trans and GNC young people that have since been viewed hundreds of thousands of times. Now, they welcome Melbourne’s young people to watch the Escape Velocity films and make their own! FREE – 15-25 years – more details HERE.
LGBTIQA Elders Australia
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There is a relatively newly formed Facebook group called ‘LGBTIQA Elders Australia’. Created on June 7th 2019 they are building slowly as our Elders across #Australia begin to engage with Social Media and online technology. This is a wonderful opportunity to assist in providing a platform where LGBTIQA+ Elders and their wonderful Allies can come together. Membership for Elders begins at 45+ as community members have expressed their wish to be regarded as Emerging into a new …
Midsumma festival just weeks off
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Midsumma Festival is Australia’s premier queer arts and cultural festival, bringing together a diverse mix of LGBTQIA+ artists, performers, communities and audiences. Every January, Midsumma Festival expands over 22-days of summer with an explosion of queer events that centre around hidden and mainstream queer culture, locally and internationally. The Midsumma program shares with you the lived experiences of those voices at the margins, the expression of queer history, and the celebration of new ideas that come to life through …
Queerspace Breakfast in the Park on Xmas Morn
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The holiday period can be hard for many so that’s why we need our queer village! On December 25th the queers will take over the park to feast on breakfast foods, including vegan and halal options. Open to all members of the LGBTIQA+ communities, friends and allies. RSVP.
Rainbow Rock Camp 2020
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Girls Rock! Melbourne is super excited to announce their newest venture with promotional partner Minus18 – RAINBOW ROCK CAMP (RRC). RRC is a music education program for LGBTIQ+ youth, their friends, allies, and anyone who would like to learn more about gender and identity in a friendly and inclusive space. Over 5 days in January, participants aged 12-17 will form bands, learn instruments, attend educational and empowering workshops, watch inspirational lunchtime performances, and write an …
PT Project Assistant role with Trans20
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The RCH Gender Service and their research team at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) are now advertising for a part-time Project Assistant with Trans20: A longitudinal cohort study to improve the health of trans youth. This position involves a 12 month contract for 3 days per week (0.6 EFT). Please see further details and the online application form via: https://career10.successfactors.com/ Applications close 15 December 2019. Trans, gender diverse and non-binary community members are strongly …
Hey Day – Prevent Burnout
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Join HEY on Friday 13th December at Latrobe City Campus for sector updates, panels, self care workshops, and the announcement of the Round 9 HEY grant recipients! The event will be Auslan interpreted, lunch will be provided, and Rainbow Network is organising drinks afterwards.  To find out more and register, visit the Eventbrite page.
Job Opportunity (VIC) – Support Worker
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Pride Vic focuses on an identified gap in the service delivery of supports that need to be provided and delivered to the Gender and Sexually Diverse community who identify as having a disability. They are currently looking for a Part Time Level 1 and 2 Support Worker. More details HERE.