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“Human rights are the key to ending AIDS” says UNAIDS Chief

“Human rights are the key to ending AIDS” says UNAIDS Chief

UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima has delivered a message on International Human Rights Day saying recognising human rights is central to tackling the challenges of HIV around the world. Human rights are key to ending AIDS and have been at the heart of every struggle and every success we have had since the beginning of the […]

Victoria Park Hotel comes to life with exciting new menu

Victoria Park Hotel comes to life with exciting new menu

The Victoria Park Hotel has new owners and they’ve transformed it into a welcoming venue that boasts a revived decor and exciting new drinks and food menu. Victoria Park really has transformed in the last few years and dotted along the long snaking Albany Highway is a collection of great shops, restaurants, and iconic pubs. […]

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Grants available to connect asylum seekers and LGBTI community

Grants available to connect asylum seekers and LGBTI community

The Pride Foundation Australia and the Sidney Myer Fund are offering grants to the value of $20,000 for projects that focus on supporting LGBTQIA+ refugees and people seeking asylum. Projects that are collaborations between refugee and asylum seeker agencies and LGBTQIA+ groups are encouraged to apply. The projects should aim to assist LGBTQIA+ people who are refugees […]

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WA government launches new plan to tackle homelessness

WA government launches new plan to tackle homelessness

The Western Australian government announced this week that it will develop two ‘Common Ground’ facilities to house and support people who are sleeping rough or experiencing chronic homelessness. The government said the proven approach of a ‘Common Ground’ model of supportive housing offers a mix of permanent, affordable housing that is linked with dedicated, tailored […]

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Nearly a million people in China are living with HIV

Nearly a million people in China are living with HIV

Nearly a million people in China are living with HIV according to new figures released to coincide with World AIDS Day at the start of the month. Around 131,000 new cases of HIV were diagnosed in China between January and October this year, according to a progress report published Saturday on the website of the […]

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Hobart to hold discussion forum on religious freedom laws

Hobart to hold discussion forum on religious freedom laws

A Q&A-style forum will be held on Tuesday at the University of Tasmania to highlight the negative impact of the Federal Government’s proposed religious discrimination and freedom legislation on the human rights of Tasmanians, including the impact of the proposed override of the Tasmanian Anti-Discriminatin Act. The forum will hear from a diverse range of […]

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View Street Medical are here for Perth’s LGBTIQ+ community

View Street Medical are here for Perth’s LGBTIQ+ community

For many LGBTIQ+ people, a simple routine trip to the GP can be an anxiety inducing experience. Each of us have our own unique set of circumstances that may require medical attention, and it can be incredibly difficult to find the right doctor or specialist that can offer the best treatment for the issue at […]

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Project focussed on reducing smoking wins Victoria Health Award

Project focussed on reducing smoking wins Victoria Health Award

Quit Victoria, Thorne Harbour Health and Melbourne Queer Film Festival have won a 2019 VicHealth Award. Quit Victoria, Thorne Harbour Health and Melbourne Queer Film Festival were last night presented with a 2019 VicHealth Award for their work in supporting the LGBTIQ+ community to become smokefree. Held annually, the VicHealth Awards are the state’s highest […]

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PFLAG Perth celebrate 30 years of supporting the LGBTIQ+ community

PFLAG Perth celebrate 30 years of supporting the LGBTIQ+ community

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)’s Perth chapter are today celebrating 30 years since their first meeting in 1989. The organisation has provided support for relatives and loved ones of LGBTIQ+ people over three decades, with volunteers giving their time to help people understand how they can stand by the side of their […]

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JOY 94.9 to broadcast in 2020 from the Victorian Pride Centre

JOY 94.9 to broadcast in 2020 from the Victorian Pride Centre

JOY 94.9 Australia’s first and only LGBTIQ radio station will relocate in 2020 to Australia’s first Pride Centre. The Minister for Equality, Martin Foley MP, today joined Pride Centre Chair Jude Munro AO in a symbolic ceremony handing keys to the Victorian Pride Centre to JOY 94.9 FM. The purpose built studios will support JOY […]

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