Pride Gala 2023 Bus Pick Up & Drop Off Timetable

Please note finalised pick-up times (they may differ from the original) The fantastic people at Latrobe Valley Bus Lines and Warragul Bus Lines have worked with us to adjust the buses based on all who confirmed their seat, to account for large numbers at some locations. With their help, we have over a third of…

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Secure your FREE bus seat to the 2023 Pride Gala

Book your free seat on the Pride Bus

Got your tickets to PRIDE GALA 2023? Secure your spot on the Pride Bus! Thanks to the generous partnership of Uniting Vic.Tas we are proud to announce *No cost* transport (Bus or Van, numbers depending) will be available across Gippsland for our 2023 Pride Gala Guests! Yes, that’s you: East Gippsland Shire, Latrobe City, Wellington Shire, Bass Coast Shire, South Gippsland Shire, & Baw…

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Pride Gala 2023 – Important Access & Dietary Information

Gippsland Pride Gala

Important Update for PRIDE GALA 2023 A month out from this event and we have lots of important information for our attendees below. The Gippsland Pride Initiative Inc. is committed to increasing access and opportunity to participate fully in our events. With your help, we continue to develop our access supports and with this, there…

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Give Out Day raises over $1500 for GPI in 2022!

Give out Day 2022

A MASSIVE DAY! WE DID IT! On behalf of the Gippsland Pride Initiative Inc. Committee, we want to say an enormous THANK YOU to everyone who shared and contributed to our GiveOut Fundraising Day today! We have just tipped over our $1500 target with a little help from dear friends, to help us make the…

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AGM, Launch of the Rainbow Brick Road Report and 2022 Raffle Draw

GPI AGM 2022

Our 2022 Gippsland Pride Initiative Inc. Annual General Meeting is Saturday 29 October at 12:30 PM. Members can attend in person or via zoom meeting. Agenda: Thank you and acknowledge our current and outgoing Committee Members Election for 2022 Committee Launch the long-awaited, much anticipated 2022 Rainbow Brick Road report Share the amazing Gippsland Midsumma…

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Pride Gala 2022 Announcement 3 (of many!) ACCESSIBLE EVENT – Please read!

The Gippsland Pride Initiative Inc. Committee are determined to be a part of normalising events that are accessible for ALL. With some wonderful feedback recieved recently (Thank you Ayesha) we have taken a number of steps to improve and ensure accessibility for all to attend and participate in this evening. 1. FINANCIAL ACCESSIBILITY We know…

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Relaunching with Pride!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce the much anticipated return of the Gippsland Pride Initiative! After an intense 2021 for us all, the Committee have been hard at work making preparations for a spectacular return of all things Gippsland Pride. There has never been a greater time for connection, celebration and change. While the behind…

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We are the change – Wear it Purple Day 2020

As a committee with lived experience, the Gippsland Pride Initiative Inc. wish to acknowledge the tremendous importance of Wear It Purple Day 2020 – a day dedicated to empowering young LGBTIQA+ people and celebrate diversity. In Australia, 11.2% of young people identify as attracted to the same sex. That is 110 people in a school…

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It’s okay not to feel okay, sometimes

Gippsland mental health LGBTIQ

In these uncertain, ever-changing and unprecedented times, feelings of being overwhelmed, worried and exhausted are becoming the ‘new normal’.   The physical and mental tolls are demanding on our bodies and our minds.  It is important we all pause to consider how we are coping and determine the best way to keep on top of our…

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Pride Gala 2020 – New date announced Saturday 28th November

Today is a very special day. One year on from the pilot Gippsland Pride Initiative Forum, Roller Derby and Gala and one week away from what would have been the 2020 Pride Cup and Pride Gala. It is fitting then that today we celebrate and acknowledge together #IDAHOBIT – International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia.…

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