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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!
Travelling with your baby

Travelling with your baby

06.12.2019

Our guest blogger Rachael Matthews from Lotus Point talks about her tips for travelling with your baby over the holidays. Here are some travel tips I have come across when doing some research with ...

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Thank you Mat

Thank you Mat

28.11.2019

It is with sadness that we farewell Mat Howard, who has stepped down as CoChair of Rainbow Families. Mat joined the committee in 2015, not long after moving back to Australia.  Mat kick started t...

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Camp was amazing

Camp was amazing

28.11.2019

As the sun was fading over the Narrabeen Lake, some 30 children and their families arrived at Narrabeen Sport and Rec Camp Site for “Bounce – Rainbow Families Resilience Camp” - a Rainbow Families ...

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NSW Ministry of Health LGBTIQA+ Survey

NSW Ministry of Health LGBTIQA+ Survey

27.11.2019

We have an opportunity to shape the NSW public health system's first ever 'LGBTI Health Strategy'. The NSW Ministry of Health would like to hear about your experiences accessing health services, a...

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Family Law System Submission

Family Law System Submission

17.11.2019

Rainbow Families has been invited to contribute to the Federal Parliament's Joint Select Committee on Australia's Family Law System. You might recall that there was a comprehensive Australian Law R...

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Halloween Disco Wrap Up

Halloween Disco Wrap Up

31.10.2019

Last weekend saw our annual Halloween Disco - and this year was amazing. We had Kate Monroe on the decks, getting everyone up dancing, jumping castles, lots of sugary snacks for kids, a drag show ...

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THE TRIANGLE OF BALANCED PARENTING

THE TRIANGLE OF BALANCED PARENTING

25.10.2019

Guest blogger Rachel Matthews from Lotus Point talks about how we as parents can achieve balance in our lives DAILY SELF-CARE. It is not selfish but necessary for you to be able to navigate the cha...

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What a fabulous weekend away

What a fabulous weekend away

24.10.2019

Last week Rainbow Families held its Annual Big Gay Weekend Away in Kiama East Beach.   We had amazing weather and it was a joy to take full advantage of it. We had nearly 20 families that showed o...

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Thank you Rica

Thank you Rica

03.10.2019

A Huge thank you Rica Rica wrote to the committee in 2015, “I am not sure if you could use my help, I’ve been a treasurer before, worked managing financials for films..oh and I am an accountant.” W...

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Playgroup is moving back to Erskineville

Playgroup is moving back to Erskineville

26.09.2019

In October playgroup will be moving back to Joseph Sargent Community Centre on Prospect St in Erskineville.  It will still be $3 per family, and morning tea will still happen so keep bringing your ...

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