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Volunteer Profile Simone Seeley

Volunteer Profile Simone Seeley

21.03.2019

I’m a single mum of three awesome kids, Connor 9, Toren 5 and Indiana 2. We are from Penrith and I’ve always felt that the Western Suburbs lacked support and services for our community. We often sp...

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Rainbow Families Working With Children Check Policy

Rainbow Families Working With Children Check Policy

15.03.2019

Rainbow Families is committed to ensuring that children are protected in any of the activities or events that come under the Rainbow Families banner, particularly in relation to volunteers and staf...

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Wine, Cheese and Raising Teens

Wine, Cheese and Raising Teens

14.03.2019

A closed parenting groups for LGBTQIA+ parents of teens and pre-teens, based on Tuning into Teens Emotionally Intelligent Parenting program Over six weekly sessions, the group will offer peer suppo...

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Rainbow Families is fundraising with Entertainment!

Rainbow Families is fundraising with Entertainment!

14.03.2019

We are excited to be fundraising with the Entertainment book. Your support helps our fundraising - $20 from each book sold goes to Rainbow Families. Pre-order the NEW 2019 | 2020 Entertainment Mem...

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Inner West Pride Centre

Inner West Pride Centre

07.03.2019

The Inner West Council has committed to providing a Pride Centre, and they want to hear from us about what that might look like. 

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Mardi Gras Wrap Up

Mardi Gras Wrap Up

03.03.2019

Thank you to everyone that helped make Mardi Gras a wonderful celebration for our community. Fair Day saw us knee deep in craft and kids activities for the entire day, as well as providing informat...

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Guide to talking to your candidates for the NSW State Election

Guide to talking to your candidates for the NSW State Election

28.02.2019

Rainbow Families has developed a guide for members of our community wanting to talk to candidates about the issues that affect our families. Despite some excellent reforms for LGBTIQA+ people in NS...

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Celebrating Mardi Gras at your kids school

Celebrating Mardi Gras at your kids school

15.02.2019

THIS GUEST BLOG POST BY CATHY BROWN TALKS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF CELEBRATING MARDI GRAS WITH YOU CHILD’S SCHOOL OR CHILD CARE CENTRE It’s officially Mardi Gras season in NSW, and while some member...

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Trans parenting, journey of gay dads, and children tell their story

Trans parenting, journey of gay dads, and children tell their story

17.01.2019

Rainbow Families presents at Better Together Conference We are so proud of our work to support trans and gender diverse parents. Jac Tomlins has been researching and collating stories for a soon to...

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Penrith Playgroup

Penrith Playgroup

11.01.2019

Western Sydney Parents get ready for a new Rainbow Families Playgroup in Penrith!  The Penrith Rainbow Families Playgroup runs from the Emu Heights Nehigbourhood Centre and provides parents and car...

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