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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!
COVID-19

COVID-19

18.03.2020

As Coronavirus (COVID19) begins to have an increased impact on communities, there is a need for us to take measures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our volunteers, and all in our community.At...

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Mardi Gras Wrap Up

Mardi Gras Wrap Up

05.03.2020

Thank you to everyone that helped make Mardi Gras a wonderful celebration for our community. We had our first Drag Story Time at the Sydney Aquarium and it was fabulous. Over 200 people from our co...

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Parents of teens in the Eastern Suburbs

Parents of teens in the Eastern Suburbs

28.02.2020

New Facebook Group for LGBTQIA+ Parents of teens in the Eastern Suburbs!   It has been recognised that there is a lack of social support for LGBTQIA+ parents of teenagers within the Eastern Suburbs...

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Religious discrimination bills update

Religious discrimination bills update

28.02.2020

Towards the end of last year, the Government released a second draft of the religious discrimination bills. For our families, these Bills are even worse than the first drafts. While Rainbow Familie...

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How to celebrate Mardi Gras at Early Learning Centres

How to celebrate Mardi Gras at Early Learning Centres

12.02.2020

It’s officially Mardi Gras season, and while some members of our community are working hard at the gym, for parents it’s a time to think about how we can talk to our kids about what Mardi Gras mean...

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Religious Discrimination Submission

Religious Discrimination Submission

31.01.2020

We have been working with Rainbow Families Queensland and Rainbow Families Victoria on a joint submission into the Religious Discrimination Bill.  We do not support the Bills in their current form ...

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New Parents Group

New Parents Group

13.01.2020

Rainbow Families is excited to announce our New Parents Group will be returning in 2020.  Facilitated by Sydney Local Health District the group will run like a traditional new parents group for the...

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Australia's Family Law System

Australia's Family Law System

20.12.2019

Rainbow Families has made a submission to the Federal Parliament's Joint Select Committee on Australia's Family Law System. In preparing our response, we surveyed members of our community about the...

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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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