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

GRAI eNewsletter July #21

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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR There is no letter from the Chair this month due to illness. Get well soon Michael! POSITIVE AGEING EXPO(Fremantle Town Hall).  Despite a wet and cold day, the Positive Ageing expo with over 50 stalls was well attended. GRAI was there to promote the Befriender program and the games afternoons. We are exploring the possibility of … 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

GRAI June 2022 | E-NEWSLETTER #20

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What’s been happening in GRAI land! LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Dear Members, Community and Allies, I have several discrete thoughts to share in this month’s newsletter. The COVID bug has hit me hard, so apologies for it being more of a ‘list’. I wanted to reflect on a study for this month. This is an area that the GRAI Office … Read More

Campaign Against Moral Persecution Explored

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The rights of the LGBTQ+ community in Perth would not be where they are today without the instrumental campaigning of Campaign Against Moral Persecution, otherwise known as CAMP. Speaking with some of the original founders of CAMP – Brian Lindberg, Graham Douglas and Vivienne Cass – we explore CAMP’s enormous fight for equality and gay rights that began in Perth … 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

GRAI eNewsletter May #19

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GRAI Matters

LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Dear Members, Community and Allies, Happy May! I’m going to start with the election, then give you two remedies to smile about, and then finish with an opportunity to get involved. The Federal election is coming up on the 21st of May. Many of our elders and community members have been triggered by the political rhetoric … Read More

GRAI Matters: April Newsletter

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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Dear Members, Community and Allies, Welcome to April! It was wonderful to be invited to the Hollywood Tuesday Morning Show on the 29th of March to speak about GRAI and our hopes for our LGBTI Village Hub. For those of you who are free on a Tuesday morning, the Hollywood Morning Show (and spaces go quickly during these … 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