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LGBTQ+ Ministry of Health Consultations

Ministry of Health is currently undertaking a major review of the Blue Book. Major reviews of the Blue Book are undertaken every 5 years. It is very important for this review that they hear the views and experiences of Rainbow Families about their use of the Blue Book, as part of the broader consultations.  The Ministry has contracted me to undertake focus groups with parents who are using/have used a Blue Book for their child (0 to 5 years). This includes any edition of the Blue Book between 2017 to 2022. The first consultation with the Karen Edwards, Consultant from the Ministry of Health is taking place at the Erskineville Playgroup on the Thursday the 19th of January  2023.

Its important for the Ministry of health to hear our views about any gaps or improvements' with the Blue Book

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Barnardos Fostering Webinar Wrap Up

November 28, 2023

Insights from Barnardos Foster Care Seminar and Rhys and Helen's Parenting Journey The recent Barnardos Foster Care Seminar, led by Rainbow Families EO Ashley Scott, took a straightforward dive into fostering and adoption, with a special focus on fostering for LGBTQ people. Amy Weeks,...

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The Youth Council Have Been Busy in Term 4! :)

November 21, 2023

YAC and Little Rainbows Term 4 Update Icecream and Escape Rooms! It has been a fun start to Term Four for YAC and Little Rainbows which started with a treasure hunt and icecream themed escape room. The young people had to complete a treasure...

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