Anti-Violence

LGBTI Community Organisations Welcome Moves To Expunge Historical Convictions

The NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby (GLRL), ACON and the Inner City Legal Centre (ICLC) have today welcomed the announcement by the O'Farrell Government that they will introduce a Private Members Bill to establish a process enabling people convicted of consensual homosexual intercourse, prior to decriminalisation, to have their records expunged. The Bill will also enable people convicted under unequal age of consent laws, which were in place until 2003, to have their convictions removed.

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Posted Thu, 27/03/2014 - 10:04am by admin.

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Working With Traumatised Clients Training Workshop

ACON Northern Rivers is offering a two day training workshop for counsellors, therapists, and mental health practitioners.

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Posted Fri, 07/03/2014 - 11:42am by admin.

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Fair Play: Your Rights and Safety at LGBTIQ Events

The Inner City Legal Centre in association with ACON and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras announced the launch of Fair Play, an LGBTIQ community initiative to help partygoers understand their legal rights during the Mardi Gras season.

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Posted Sat, 18/01/2014 - 3:05pm by admin.

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This Is Not What Love Looks Like! 'My Other Closet, The Cabaret'

Most LGBTI relationships are based on love and respect, some are based on abuse. MAROPA Productions and ACON's Anti-Violence Project (AVP) have come together to produce an exciting musical theatre (cabaret) production about domestic and family violence (DFV): My Other Closet, the cabaret which will show at the Seymour Centre as part of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festival.

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Posted Sat, 18/01/2014 - 2:40pm by admin.

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Legal Rights for LGBTI Seniors: A Community Forum

Join influential LGBTI advocates for a FREE light-hearted Q&A about the legal issues that impact on the quality of life of older LGBTI people & their loved ones.

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Posted Mon, 23/12/2013 - 9:25am by admin.

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ACON Easter Break Closure 2014

Happy Easter from ACON. We will be closed for the Easter Break from 5pm Friday 18 April and will re-open 9am Tuesday 22 April. See this article for emergency numbers and info.

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Posted Fri, 13/12/2013 - 3:26pm by admin.

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