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WA AIDS Council secure five-year funding for future services

WA AIDS Council secure five-year funding for future services

The WA AIDS Council (WAAC) have secured almost $20 million in funding over the next five years to continue supporting people living with HIV and LGBTQIA+ communities. Awarded through the Department of Health’s Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program Communicable Disease Control Directorate, WAAC will be enabled to continue delivering a range of services across […]

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Put your hand up and become a volunteer in your community

Put your hand up and become a volunteer in your community

Volunteering is a great way to be part of your local community, meet new people, and give something back. Research has shown that volunteering can also be good for your mental health and wellbeing too! A 2016 report from pwc and Volunteering Australia looked into the benefits of volunteering in Australia and found that 93% of […]

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Connect with community at this month’s LGBTQIA+ Youth Weekend Meet Up

Connect with community at this month’s LGBTQIA+ Youth Weekend Meet Up

LGBTQIA+ young people between the ages of 12 and 17 are invited to join in this month’s LGBTQIA+ Youth Weekend Meet Up. Held across Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd May, the event is an opportunity to come together and connect with other young people in our communities for a great weekend, while learning more about […]

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Perth AIDS Candlelight Vigil will take place on Sunday 16th May

Perth AIDS Candlelight Vigil will take place on Sunday 16th May

The annual AIDS Candlelight Memorial will take place on Sunday 16th May 2021. Everyone is invited to join the important international event which provides a moment to remember all the people we’ve lost to HIV/AIDS over the decades, and the ongoing fight to eradicate the virus. It is an opportunity to honour those who dedicated […]

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The M Clinic is on the move to new home in West Perth

The M Clinic is on the move to new home in West Perth

Perth’s only sexual health clinic to offer confidential and non-judgmental STI testing and treatment by health professionals who are themselves part of the LGBTQI+ community, is on the move to a bigger and better location. The M Clinic, a service of the WA AIDS Council (WAAC), will be operating in its new home at 2 […]

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Pride Queer Film Festival announces full 2021 program

Pride Queer Film Festival announces full 2021 program

The Pride Queer Film Festival will be returning from 3rd – 9th March 2021, and they’ve just announced their massive line up of films. With support from Film Freeway, and a range of independent film makers, the festival will be screening 6 feature films and 42 short films. These films will showcase the very best […]

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It’s Sexual Health Week – when did you last check your sexual health?

It’s Sexual Health Week – when did you last check your sexual health?

This week is Sexual Health Week, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) shares some advice on how you can make sure you’re looking after your sexual health. Size is an issue Did you know that 70 per cent of men who do not like wearing condoms are wearing the wrong size? Contrary to popular belief, condoms […]

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Rainbow Talks & PrideFEST Soiree launch Pride season this weekend

Rainbow Talks & PrideFEST Soiree launch Pride season this weekend

UPDATE: PrideFEST Soiree @ UWA has been postponed due to bad weather. Stay tuned for a new date. Pride WA’s 2020 PrideFEST celebrations are kicking off this weekend, with a selection of events at the University of Western Australia. Join WA’s LGBTQIA+ communities for a series of discussions all day long at the UWA Club […]

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Amnesty WA urge govt to continue funding Inclusive Education WA

Amnesty WA urge govt to continue funding Inclusive Education WA

Amnesty International LGBTQIA+ Action Group in Perth have written to WA MPs, urging for the continuation of the Inclusive Education WA (IEWA) program. Earlier this month, OUTinPerth reported that funding for IEWA, WA’s rebranded version of the Safe Schools program, was due to come to an end on October 31st 2020. WA Education Minister Sue Ellery […]

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Inclusive Education WA funding ends without renewal

Inclusive Education WA funding ends without renewal

Inclusive Education WA (IEWA), Western Australia’s rebranded version of the Safe Schools program, will no longer be funded after October 31st 2020. In 2018, the program announced a new name following criticism from conservative groups after its initial launch, state election campaigns and throughout the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey. The WA Department of Education has confirmed that the […]

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