GRAI on RTRFM All Things Queer: LGBTI and Dementia

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Kedy Kristal EO at GRAI talks with Harriet at RTRFW  about the work of GRAI  and the new LGBTI and Dementia: understanding changes in behaviour, that LGBTI Health Australia and Dementia Support Australia have recently published. Listen to the show here…

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

GRAI Matters March 2022

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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Dear Members, Community and Ally’s, Welcome to March, welcome to open borders. The next few months will be an interesting period. For most of the world, there is ‘COVID-fatigue’. However, due to 2 years of shut borders, the anticipation about what may happen now becomes real for WA. There is no algorithm that we can give you, other … Read More

GRAI Matters Newsletter Feb 2022

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February 2022 | E-NEWSLETTER #16 LETTER FROM THE CHAIR Dear Members, Community and Ally’s. Welcome to February,  I’m opening up this month with a bit of an advert. I’ve just finished reading the Jeremy Atherton Lin book “Gay Bar: Why We Went Out” and it brought out some of my own reflections of “going out” in a world before iPhones. In … Read More

Free Training Program Full Day March 29.

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Free Training

Just Announced! Training program: FULL DAY (9am-4pm)Tuesday 29 March. Book now on Eventbrite.Venue: Institute of Charted Accountants Level 11, 2 Mill Street, Perth.Enquiries: training@grai.org.au | 0484 639 886

GRAI Rules amended

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At the 2021 AGM the ‘Rules’ of GRAI were unanimously amended to include new Rule 2 – Objects of the Association, that better reflect the activities that GRAI is undertaking in assisting GLBTI seniors. You can download a copy of the new rules by clicking on the link above

The GRAI Board 2021

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GRAI Board 2021

GRAI welcomes four new members to the Board for two-year terms; Lukas Krzyowski, Stacie Mei Laccohee-Duffield, Denise Mercer and Angelique Stone. David Gibson continues his two-year term and Michela Berry was elected for a one-year term Photo from left to right : Lukas Krzyowski, David Gibson, Denise Mercer, Michael Berry, Angelique Stone, Stacie Mei Laccohee-Duffield.

CAMP WA 50th Anniversary

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CAMP Group Shot

GRAI celebrated CAMP WA’s 50 year anniversary in great style, paying our deep respect to those brave activists who in the 1970s spoke out, lobbied, educated and protested for the rights of GLBTI people. CAMP WA laid the foundation for services like Living Proud and WAAC and along with political action CAMP provided safe places and events for GLBTI people to socialise … Read More

YOU DON’T HAVE TO TELL US ….

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YOU DON’T HAVE TO TELL US ….

GRAI has produced a colourful new poster featuring photographs of WA LGBTI older people, which can be displayed by organisations to signal their commitment to LGBTI inclusivity in their workplaces and service delivery. The poster is primarily targeted at aged care organisations whose staff who have attended the GRAI Right to Belong workshops, but can equally be used by health … Read More

GRAI announces resignation of long term GRAI Board member June Lowe

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After more than thirteen years of helping improve the lives of older LGBTI people, GRAI Board member June Lowe, has announced her resignation. GRAI Chair Michael Berry, thanked June for her time with the organisation including her past service as Chair. “Many of us who are involved on the Board today are here because June recruited us. Her commitment to … Read More

Queer BookClub March Review – Less

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Copy of the book Less

What can be said on a book about a white, middle aged, cisgender, blond haired, blue eyed, past his prime twink? Well in the Queer BookClub quite a lot actually! Firstly, there was a lot of discussion about if Andrew Greer’s book was worthy of a Pulitzer prize. Sadly, none of the Pulitzer committee were present to comment but I … Read More

A Bigger Boot Scooting Barn Dance in 2021 thanks to ANZ Mardi Gras grant

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GRAI – GLBT Rights in Aging Inc and Vic Park Pride are excited that one of Western Australia’s most exciting LGBTIQ+ events – Perth Barn Dance, will be back bigger and better thanks to a $7500 grant from the ANZ & Sydney Mardi Gras Community Grants. GRAI Deputy Chair and Perth Barn Dance organiser, Adrian Tilby said that the grant … Read More

GRAI Annual Report 2020

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GRAI Annual Report 2020

GRAI is pleased to release our beautiful new annual report for 2019/20. And what a year it was, read all about it right here. “As we reflect on 2019-2020, it seems quite surreal when we compare our present world to our lives just one year ago. However, I want to put aside much commentary on COVID-19: while it has changed … Read More