Befriending Program Social Meetup and Training

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SOCIAL MEETUP & TRAINING For people 50 and over who identify as LGBTI and want to extend their social networks or support a peer. SATURDAY JANUARY 21st Southcare Hall, Pether Rd, Manning 10-12.30 pm making friends 12.30-1.30 lunch provided 1.30 – 3.30 befriender training Contact Rowan for more information: villagehub@grai.org.au 0493 368 023

GRAI Matters Newsletter November

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LETTER FROM THE CHAIRDear Members, Allies, and Friends! HAPPY PRIDE MONTH (A short message from me this month as I really want you to explore our Pride Events). As if by coincidence, Pride Month and Seniors Week coincide, which has given us here at GRAI more than one reason to celebrate. This year we will be utilising the space (kindly … Read More

The National Mental Health Commission wants to hear from the LGBTIQA+ community

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Mental Health Forum

The National Mental Health Commission is hosting an online webinar for people in the LGBTIQA+ community as part of Making Connections for Your Mental Health and Wellbeing (Connections2022) program. During this online forum, we invite you to share how the mental health system is working for you in general, and any challenges you have experienced that impact your mental health and wellbeing and thoughts about … Read More

GRAI Matters October Newsletter

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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Happy October, Members, Allys and Friends! First of all, a big congratulations to the team who launched GRAI’s intergenerational playgroup on September 29th. It’s a really exciting step for us. Thanks to those who attended the first session and we look forward to seeing more of you at the next session in October. This month will … Read More

Seniors Week Panel – Ageism in the LGBTI+ Communities

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An intergenerational panel discussion on Ageism Does it exist? Is it an issue? Saturday 12th November, 4-7pm, Centre for Stories (Pop up) Hay St Mall (next to Kmart), Register with Eventbrite (no cost): https://bit.ly/LGBTIAgeism For more information contact Kedy at eo@grai.org.au

GRAI Matters Newsletter September

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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Dear Members, Community Members, and Ally’s, Welcome to September’s newsletter. Thank you for getting behind the Annual Perth City Barn Dance. This year we were joined by Minister Stephen Dawson, the Government’s hardest working minister (who has to the unenviable job of sorting out all the challenging departments as needed!). We were also fortunate to be … Read More

What a Life I’ve Lived!

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What a life I’ve lived! A free healthy lunch, entertaining speakers on the theme, ‘What a life I’ve lived’, and creative activities to celebrate the good memories and times of our lives. When and where… Tuesday 11th October 11am – 2pmCitiplace Community Centre,(in the small Conference Room upstairs) Upper-Level City Railway Station Complex, Wellington St, Perth (1 minute from the … Read More

GRAI Quality of Life Survey

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GRAI as part of its Village Hub project is conducting a quality-of-life survey of LGBTI people 50+ years. We will be promoting it over the next few months up to the end of the year as we want to reach as many as possible, particularly those not connected to community and those in the regional and rural areas of WA. … Read More

Right to Belong Free Training

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Right to Belong LGBTI People in Aged Care Free Training Full day (9.30am-4pm)Tuesday 13th September 2022Institute of Chartered AccountantsLevel 11, 2 Mill St, Perth WABook your ticket – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/right-to-belong-lgbti-people-in-age-care-tickets-396929596107

GRAI Matters August 2022 Newsletter

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Dear Members, Community, and Allies, Welcome to August and I hope you have your flannel dusted off and ready for BARN DANCE! This year’s event is already sold out, however, we are still looking for volunteers. Please email me at chair@grai.org.au if you want to be involved – particularly if you have an RSA license. Xmas in July winners were … Read More

LGBTI Elders Games Hub

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Board games, conversation and afternoon tea. Perth CBDFirst Thursday of the month: Citiplace Community CentreUpper Level Walkway, City Railway Station Complex, Wellington Street, PerthTIME: 1-3pm* SOR – FremantleFourth Wednesday of each month: Fremantle Library – The LabWalyalup Civic Centre151 High St, Fremantle.Time: 1-3pm* *Monthly until December 2022. NOR – WoodvaleCommunity Vision Woodvale Social Centre,5 Trappers Drive, WoodvaleMonday August 15th, 2-4pmMonday … Read More