Press release – Rainbow Territory – Our Community Matters

Rainbow Territory*: Our community matters Friday, 13 February 2015, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Darwin, Northern Territory In August 2014, David Tollner, who at the time was Deputy Chief Minister, made homophobic comments which were widely reported in Northern Territory and national media. Mr Tollner has recently been appointed as Treasurer, despite his failure to apologise publically for the […]

National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Network

The National LGBTI Health Alliance, through the Silver Rainbow Project, is forming a national LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Network. This is an exciting opportunity to share your experience, knowledge, or research with others who are passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of older LGBTI people while building your network of practice. Applications close: […]

Alice Springs youth support group

Headspace Alice Springs are working with NTAHC to get a ‘support group’ up and running for LGBTI youth in Alice. The age group they are looking to support is from 12 – 25. However they are looking for interested youth who would like to be a part of the support group and are looking for […]

Hello + love from Alice – OUT NT newsletter # 4

Hello. This newsletter we are running the first Postcard from the Territory. This is a way to connect between cities, towns, rural, & remote, and new and established Territorians. The first postcard is from Alice Springs (for newcomers it’s located just down the road from Darwin and up the road from Adelaide). In other updates, […]

OUT NT newsletter 3: Cake to share

Cake to share is a random section of the OUT NT newsletter where people can share something with others. Not all cake suits all tastes, so please sample or skip as you wish. Email your cake to share to outnt[at] What’s on Just across the ditch: the 3rd Asia Pacific Outgames were in Darwin in May 2014, […]

Reflecting on achievements, planning for action: Rainbow Territory

Rainbow Territory has had a busy few months since forming in September 2014: Wrote a letter to the NT Minister for Health commending the governments inclusion of LGBTQI people in their Suicide Prevention Strategy, and have been invited to have ongoing dialogue with the government on this issue; Held an equality rally and launched the OUT NT website outside […]

Rights on Show, Pillow Talk

A group artwork by Rainbow Territory members and others won the People’s Choice award at the Darwin Community Legal Service ‘Rights on Show’ exhibition. This queer themed artwork responded to homophobic comments by former Deputy Chief Minister Dave Tollner and broader homophobia in society.

Fundraiser: Drag queen bingo

The LGBTQI community and its allies joined together on Wednesday the 21st of January at Drag Queen Bingo Fundraiser. The packed out and fun filled event was supported by the Northern Territory AIDS and Hepatitis Council and The Departure Lounge, and aimed to raise funds for Darwin’s first ever Mardi Gras Float. The Darwin Mardi Gras […]