Afternoon Delight


A gorgeous event for the diary. Afternoon Delight is a movie matinee and relaxed social afternoon for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex seniors and their friends.

Enjoy the feature film, Grandma and a selection of short films followed by a delicious afternoon tea, networking and access to local community health information.

Presented by ACON in association with Queer Screen and supported by Seniors Week NSW.

Date: Sunday 26 February, 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Location: The Roo Theatre Company, Cnr Addison and Wentworth Street, Shellharbour
Cost: FREE or gold coin donation
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Call: John on 0437 651 752 | 02 9206 2113

LGBTI Aged Care Training


A free, essential and relevant one day training course, delivered by ACON, for all workers in the aged care sector across the Illawarra and Shoalhaven to help promote a better understanding of the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, and provide staff with more confidence to deliver an inclusive, best practice service.

ACON is NSW’s leading health promotion organisation specialising in HIV and LGBTI health, and is also Australia’s largest and most recognised national provider for LGBTI inclusion training programs.

This national aged care sector training initiative, funded by the Australian Government, is presented by ACON’s Teddy Cook and Ryan Jackson with support from the Illawarra Forum.

Places are limited and will fill up quickly so RSVP without delay by Wednesday 23 November. Representatives from each organisation will be limited to three (3).

RSVP online at

WHEN –  Tuesday 29 November, 2016 at 9:15am – 4:30pm

WHERE –   Laurel Room, Dapto Ribbonwood 93-109 Princes Hwy, Dapto

CONTACT –  Ryan Jackson · · 02 9206 2140

The Labrys Project | Rainbow Blues

Picture1While depression and anxiety is generally becoming a more common experience in people’s lives, for lesbian, bisexual, queer and same sex attracted women, the rates of depression and anxiety are significantly higher. For those experiencing depression, their friends and partners, it can be a bewildering and frustrating time.

This workshop provides some insights into understanding depression and anxiety, why it seems to affect more lesbian, bisexual, queer and same sex attracted women, helpful hints on living with depression and how to support someone who is depressed or has an anxiety disorder.

Target audience

  • Lesbian, bisexual, queer and same sex attracted women
  • Partners, friends and family of lesbian, bisexual, queer and same sex attracted women living with depression
  • Lesbian, bisexual, queer and same sex attracted women’s community leaders

When | Wednesday 23 September, 6 – 8pm

Where | Wollongong Community Gateway Hub, 26 Atchison St, Wollongong

Cost | Free

RSVPs | Vicky Coumbe
Ph |  9206 2121 | Mobile: 0448 756 937
Email |

Tea, coffee and light snacks will be provided.

The Labrys Project | Focus Group Series

Want to be involved in an in-depth discussion about issues relating to the health and wellbeing of lesbian, bisexual, queer and same sex attracted women?

The Labrys Project will be facilitating three focus groups throughout March, aiming to complement survey findings with detailed, qualitative information from members of the community.

Participants will be given a $30 gift card for their time.

The focus groups will provide an opportunity for a diverse range of lesbian, bisexual, queer and same sex attracted women to come together in a small group to discuss issues that relate to their own lived experiences of health and wellbeing in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions.

Wed 11 March
Nowra Community Health Centre
5-7 Lawrence Ave, Nowra

Fri 20 March
Ulladulla Community Resources Centre
78 St Vincent Street, Ulladulla

Please note, places are strictly limited so RSVPs are essential to Di Drew