Rainbow Territory strategy and vision workshop

Rainbow Territory is holding a strategy and vision workshop 10am-2pm Saturday 9th May. This is a very important workshop for Rainbow Territory. Rainbow Territory aims to develop a safer, fairer and a more inclusive Northern Territory. If you want to become more active in 2015, please join this workshop. More details will be provided in the […]

Rainbow Territory community stall @ Nightcliff Seabreeze festival

Rainbow Territory is having a community stall at the Seabreeze festival in Nightcliff, in the Community Village area. Please drop by to say hi, have a chat, and meet other community members. If you would like to volunteer to help out on the day with Rainbow Territory please email outnt@outnt.info with the subject line Seabreeze festival. […]

Post DIY Rainbow breakfast

Some Rainbow Territory members are meeting for breakfast after the DIY Rainbow event in Palmerston. They are heading to the Library Cafe, and welcome others to join. Bring some money to pay for your breakfast or coffee.

Rainbow Territory process workshop

The promise of cake was the only way to get people to turn up on a Saturday to talk about processes. On Saturday the 21st of February, close to 15 Rainbow Territorians met at NTAHC Darwin to discuss decision-making processes within the group. The group analysed a range of decision making models including consensus, majority and delegation, […]

Darwin drag queens showcase Top End’s queer tropical lifestyle in Sydney Mardi Gras parade first

NICOLE CRIDLAND, THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, MARCH 07, 2015 12:00AM http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/entertainment/sydney-confidential/darwin-drag-queens-showcase-top-ends-queer-tropical-lifestyle-in-sydney-mardi-gras-parade-first/story-fni0cvc9-1227251876956

Question in parliament re Rainbow Territory call for public apology by Tollner

Extract from NT Hansard, 18 Februrary 2015 Mr McCARTHY to TREASURER Treasurer, last week you denied you had lost the Treasurer’s job for making homophobic slurs. When you resigned late last year the Chief Minister said, I want to make sure that Territorians know they have a government who stands for all and will provide […]

Rainbow Territory workshop – processes

As a new organisation Rainbow Territory is developing its approach to working together as a group. To assist this we are holding a workshop to determine the decision making processes, and other key processes for how we function as an organisation. If you are interested in being part of Rainbow Territory in an ongoing way […]

Rainbow Territory in the media – February 2015

ABC news, 14 February 2015 Dave Tollner should apologise over ‘gay slur’ or be dumped from Cabinet, says gay rights group http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-02-14/dave-tollner-should-apologise-over-gay-slur-says-rights-group/6099506 NT News printed edition, 14 February 2015 “Apologise Dave, comments take toll says group” An advocacy group is calling on Minister David Tollner to publicly apologise following homophobic comments he made in August. […]

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 […]

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.