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

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

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

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

CAMP Book Release

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We are excited to let you know about a CAMP (Campaign Against Moral Persecution) book release! CAMP: AUSTRALIA’S PIONEER HOMOSEXUAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTSBy Robyn Kennedy & Robyn PlaisterPublish date August 2022 PRE-ORDER NOW – LIMITED PRINT RUN!• Beautifully presented 300-page hardback edition• Unique stories of pioneering activism and resilience• 35 original portrait photos of CAMP activists• Dozens of restored, rare archival … Read More

Free LGBTI Cultural Inclusivity Training

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Do you provide a service to LGBTI seniors who are 50+ years? Learn to recognise their needs and provide culturally appropriate responses. Explore & Engage CULTURAL SAFETY ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONSUMER CONSULTATION DOCUMENTATION & DISCLOSURE ACCESS & INTAKE PROCESSES Venue: Institute of Charted AccountantsLevel 11, 2 Mill Street, Perth. Date and time: Tuesday 16th August, 9am to 1pm. Book … Read More

Christmas in July

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Back by popular demand! Come join our fabulous host BarbieQ for an evening of games, entertainment, prizes and plenty of laughs. Venue: Connect Vic Park, 5 Mackie St Victoria Park.Date: Saturday the 23rd of July 2022.Time: 7.00pm.Tickets: $10. Buy now!

The National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Community of Practice Project

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The National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Community of Practice Project

Delivered by LGBTI aged care specialists GRAI, these training sessions will prompt a better understanding of the needs of LGBTI people, and equip managers to increase the LGBTI inclusivity in their organisation. Since 2014, GRAI has delivered our ‘Right to Belong’ LGBTI inclusivity training to the aged care sector, as part of the federally funded National LGBTI Ageing and Aged … Read More

Keeping Sane by Understanding Caring for Older Persons

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Keeping Sane by Understanding Caring for Older PersonsMental health Literacy for working with Older People: Develop awareness and learn how to lift mood and reduce decline.We will cover: depression, anxiety, delirium, psychosis and dementia plus when to get help About our presenter:Deb Reveley is the Principal Driver of Brain Ambulance, which delivers mental health education from lived experience. Southcare Hall,19 … Read More

Better Together: LGBTIQA+ Volunteering

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National Volunteer Week

INTERGENERATIONAL EVENT: Better Together: LGBTIQA+ Volunteering. For National Volunteer Week (16-22 May 2022), GRAI and Living Proud will be hosting a Better Together: LGBTIQA+ Volunteering Saturday 21st May 10am – 12.30pm Southcare Hall, 19 Pether Rd, Manning Speakers: Minister Hon Stephen Dawson MLCMinister for Emergency Services; Innovation and ICT; Medical Research; Volunteering Join in some easy volunteering activities and meet … Read More

LGBTI Senior’s Consultation

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LGBTI Senior’s Consultation Have your say in West Australia’s Senior’s Strategy 2022-2032 The Strategy aims to: Support older Western Australians of all backgrounds throughout the state to achieve better life outcomes. Help guide whole-of-community efforts to support older Western Australians to live their best life as they age. Be implemented through two-year action plans that will connect, coordinate, and evaluate … Read More