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Covid-19 pushes ‘Better Together’ conference to mid 2022

Covid-19 pushes ‘Better Together’ conference to mid 2022

Better Together 2022, Australia’s 5th national LGBTIQ+ conference, which was scheduled to be held in far-north Queensland in January has been pushed back until mid-2022. The conference from The Equality Project aims to facilitate conversations about LGBTIQ+ rights in Australia, and share our ideas and experiences and build bridges between diverse communities. Organisers announced the decision […]

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Get ready to “Gather, Dream and Amplify” at World Pride 2023

Get ready to “Gather, Dream and Amplify” at World Pride 2023

Sydney World Pride has revealed their logo, theme and some of their major events for the 2023 celebration. After 23 years of being hosted exclusively by northern hemisphere cities, in 2023 the largest Pride celebration in the world is coming to Sydney. Organisers have revealed key festival dates and a new look alongside the festival […]

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The City of Perth is looking for everyday heroes to celebrate

The City of Perth is looking for everyday heroes to celebrate

Nominations for outstanding individuals or groups who have made a significant contribution to community life in 2021 are being sought by the City of Perth. Auspire – The Australia Day Council WA Community Citizen of the Year Awards provide an opportunity to acknowledge those people who have made a difference to the Perth community. City […]

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Take part in the review of the WA Mental Health Act

The Mental Health Commission is undertaking a Statutory Review of the Mental Health Act (2014) to examine the operations and effectiveness of the Act – what is working well, and where improvements to treatment, care and support could be made. A discussion paper has been developed to help guide a public comment period, with feedback […]

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Head online for a giant human rights conference from OutRight International

Head online for a giant human rights conference from OutRight International

Mark December 8-10 in your diary, they’ve announced those dates for the annual OutSummit. OutRight Action International will hold their seventh annual OutSummit, a global conference for the human rights of LGBTIQ people this December. OutSummit brings together LGBTIQ activists and allies from all over the world to share experiences, build networks, and come up […]

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Associate Professor Ashleigh Lin to deliver the 2021 Robin Winkler Lecture

Associate Professor Ashleigh Lin to deliver the 2021 Robin Winkler Lecture

Associate Professor Ashleigh Lin will deliver the 2021 Robin Winkler Lecture at the University of Western Australia’s Institute of Advanced Studies. The annual public lecture commemorates the work of Robin Winkler, a highly influential teacher and researcher at the UWA School of Psychological Science, whose work was guided by humanitarian values and a relentless questioning […]

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Get out the city and head to the Chittering Spring Festival

Get out the city and head to the Chittering Spring Festival

The Chittering Spring Festival will return to the Shire of Chittering during the first three weeks of Spring 2021. Over 4,000 visitors are expected to attend the various events at this family-friendly festival which feature the delights of Chittering, just one hour’s drive from the Perth metro area. Visitors can peruse the market stalls selling […]

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The Better Together Conference is heading to Queensland in 2022

The Better Together Conference is heading to Queensland in 2022

Better Together 2022, Australia’s 5th national LGBTIQ+ conference, will be held in far-north Queensland for the first time on 14-15 January 2022. The conference from The Equality Project aims to facilitate conversations about LGBTIQ+ rights in Australia, and share our ideas and experiences and build bridges between diverse communities. The conference will be followed by 3 […]

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Trish Langdon takes up new role at the Country Women’s Association

Trish Langdon takes up new role at the Country Women’s Association

Trish Langdon, the former Chief Executive of the WA AIDS Council, is taking up a new role heading the Country Women’s Association. Langdon’s appointment was announced at the groups annual conference and reported in Farm Weekly. “I grew up for the first five years of my life in Harvey and mum was a member of […]

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Community radio station RTRFM’s annual Radiothon needs your support

Community radio station RTRFM’s annual Radiothon needs your support

Community-supported radio station RTRFM is calling on the people of Perth (and beyond) to give generously during its annual subscription and donation drive, Radiothon. The annual subscription drive takes place from August 13th – 22nd, and is always a fun time to tune into the station with lots of shenanigans going on. This year, RTRFM […]

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