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Welcome to the Rainbow Families blog, where we share resources, thoughts, and news about everything going on in the Rainbow Families community!
5 ways to encourage positive mental health for your kids after separation

5 ways to encourage positive mental health for your kids after separation

22.09.2020

While separation or divorce can be a difficult period of change for all family members, children often have a particularly tough time adjusting. It’s natural to worry about how your new family situ...

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Tallay - Volunteer Profile

Tallay - Volunteer Profile

15.09.2020

Tallay is a proud Gayby who has 2 mothers. She was raised in Canberra where she was acutely aware that her family was different. This led her to find an accepting community in the theatre. Tallay p...

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Peer support for LGBTQ+ parents

Peer support for LGBTQ+ parents

28.08.2020

With our playgroups and events on hold, Rainbow Families is exploring a peer support program for parents in our community. We are working with a group of Social Work students from ACU -    Hello Ra...

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Museum Of Futures: Pandemic Pivots Project

Museum Of Futures: Pandemic Pivots Project

27.08.2020

Blue sky thinking time! We want to know what the future looks like to you. Imagine it's 2050... What would you like to see happen in the future? What's your dream for the future? What has this pand...

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COVID safe playgroup

COVID safe playgroup

20.08.2020

Hello Rainbow Families Community We are a group of Social Work Students from ACU Strathfield and we would like to start by saying how inspired we are by this incredible community & how excited ...

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Helping kids to stay safe

Helping kids to stay safe

19.08.2020

A new initiative tailored for children living in Rainbow Families is keeping young people safe. Developed by Prosper (Project Australia) and Rainbow Families, the newly launched program helps young...

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All children deserve equal rights

All children deserve equal rights

01.08.2020

Rainbow Families is launching a new advocacy campaign - for law reform in relation to surrogacy laws and the status of parents whose children are born overseas. For children born through internatio...

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One Nation NSW Religion Bill - What You Can Do

One Nation NSW Religion Bill - What You Can Do

29.07.2020

One Nation has introduced a bill in the NSW Parliament which contains a number of alarming provisions which could have a range of really negative impacts for our families. In NSW, our families ...

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Do you want to join our Youth Advisory Council?

Do you want to join our Youth Advisory Council?

29.07.2020

We are looking for 16 young people to join us as we start an exciting new project for our Youth Advisory Council (YAC). In partnership with Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre we are offering a monthl...

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Love Makes A Family - Podcast

Love Makes A Family - Podcast

28.07.2020

We are starting a podcast all about LGBTQ+ families - Telling the stories of families in Australia in 2020. It will be an Australian focused podcast providing the community with an audible medium t...

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