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On the Couch with TransHub

Sophie Keeffe (they/them) is a Community Health Promotion Officer at ACON in the Trans Health Equity Team.

Sophie’s role involves working on the peer resilience building workshop program Trans Vitality, adding to resources on TransHub or one of ACON’s other Trans programs.

Outside of work they spend their time playing with a telescope, building a model ship, or going far too deep into Wikipedia.


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Scattered People Movie & Dinner

Shellharbour Civic Centre

Join us at the Shellharbour Civic Centre on Friday evening 19 August 2022 for an exciting movie and dinner event.

We are honoured to be screening the multi-award winning documentary film Scattered People, featuring word famous Australian musicians bringing hope to refugees in detention. The event will be held on World Humanitarian Day, to bring awareness and celebrate the value and rich culture of refugees from diverse backgrounds living in Australia. The evening will include live interaction with the producers of the film, a delicious Middle-Eastern meal provided by Laylaz at Albion Park and culturally diverse live music.

Scattered People is a story about the healing power of music, bringing together people, nations and cultures, while exploring Australians’ attitudes towards refugees seeking asylum.

It features interviews with music icons including Missy Higgins, John Butler, Archie Roach, Michael Franti, Katie Noonan, Dan Sultan, Baker Boy, Harry James Angus and more.



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Queerstories

ACON and the Wollongong Art Gallery are proud to announce an evening in Wollongong, celebrating Pride Month and intergenerational queerness as we hear the stories from some of our elders.

Date and time Fri., 17 June 2022 -6:00 pm – 8:00 pm AEST

Location- Wollongong Art Gallery – 46 Burelli Street Wollongong, NSW 2500

Tickets $20