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LGBTQIA+ domestic violence support Rainbow Gate launch & workshops

LGBTQIA+ domestic violence support Rainbow Gate launch & workshops

Warning: This article discusses domestic violence. Mental health support organisation Connection And Wellbeing Australia (CAWA) are inviting LGBTQIA+ community members and people who work in health, mental health, government and other relevant sectors to the launch of Rainbow Gate. Rainbow Gate is a chatbot designed by and for the Western Australian LGBTIQA+ community to access […]

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Input sought on LGBTQIA+ domestic violence support service Rainbow Gate

Input sought on LGBTQIA+ domestic violence support service Rainbow Gate

Warning: This article discusses domestic violence. Mental health support organisation Connection And Wellbeing Australia (CAWA) are calling for LGBTIQA+ community involvement in the upcoming Rainbow Gate project. Rainbow Gate is a chatbot designed by and for the Western Australian LGBTIQA+ community to access support and information about Family and Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence […]

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LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Awareness Day: What’s happening in WA?

LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Awareness Day: What’s happening in WA?

Warning: This article contains mentions of domestic and intimate partner violence. May 28 marks LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Awareness Day, an opportunity to highlight the needs of our communities when it comes to prevention and support. First marked in¬†Australia in 2020,¬†the day aims to shine a light on family, partner and intimate violence in LGBTQIA+ relationships, […]

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IDAHOBIT 2022: Allyship with & within the LGBTQIA+ community

IDAHOBIT 2022: Allyship with & within the LGBTQIA+ community

May 17 marks International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), an opportunity for all to speak out on discrimination against LGBTQIA+ communities. The team at Connection and Wellbeing Australia (CAWA) will once again be honouring the occasion with a special event bringing together LGBTQIA+ folks and allies to learn more and share experiences […]

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LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Awareness Day shows need for action

LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Awareness Day shows need for action

Warning: This article contains mentions of domestic and intimate partner violence. LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Awareness Day is coming up this Friday 28th May, following the theme #SeenAndBelieved. First marked in Australia just last year, the day aims to shine a light on domestic violence in LGBTQ+ relationships, and the need for tailored support services for […]

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IDAHoBIT 2021: Let’s talk about culture, community & identity

IDAHoBIT 2021: Let’s talk about culture, community & identity

Join the team from Connection and Wellbeing Australia (CAWA) for their fourth annual community connection event for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersex discrimination and Transphobia next month. This year, CAWA are facilitating a conversation that will focus on the stories of First Nations folks, PoC, CALD and Bla(c)k LGBTQIA+ folks, exploring the intersections of […]

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CAWA brings two essential workshops to PrideFEST 2020

CAWA brings two essential workshops to PrideFEST 2020

As part of this year’s PrideFEST, Connection and Wellbeing Australia (CAWA) are hosting two educational workshops that hold vital information for anyone who is seeking to be a better ally to LGBTIQ+ communities. CAWA have been providing essential training and support for many years to organisations, community groups and individuals, working towards a mentally healthy […]

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The Proud Awards share vision for more inclusive 2020 ceremony

The Proud Awards share vision for more inclusive 2020 ceremony

The most fabulous local LGBTIQ+ awards night is back for its fifth year, and despite some tough months the ceremony is set to be bigger and better than ever. The Proud Awards began in 2016 when Proud Entertainment’s Dean Misdale set out to celebrate WA’s local queer entertainment community, and the event has grown to […]

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LGBTIQ+ inclusive practice workshop comes to Busselton this Friday

LGBTIQ+ inclusive practice workshop comes to Busselton this Friday

Connection and Wellbeing Australia (CAWA) and Pride Alliance Busselton are inviting interested parties to attend an inclusive practice workshop this Friday. The workshop is designed to equip individuals and organisations with tools to create a more inclusive workplace for LGBTIQ+ people, and removing barriers that may be preventing LGBTIQ+ people from accessing services. The one-day […]

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Come together with local community groups for IDAHOBIT 2019

Come together with local community groups for IDAHOBIT 2019

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia is coming up next month, highlighting discrimination against the LGBTIQ+ community around the world. To mark this year’s IDAHOBIT, Suicide Prevention Coordinators at Neami National (Perth) and Connection and Wellbeing Australia are inviting a number of Perth’s LGBTIQ+ groups and services for an opportunity to connect and […]

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