IDAHOT & IFED Grants Application 2017

ACON celebrates all families, whether traditional, kinship or chosen – LOVE is what counts!
IDAHOT and International Family Equality Day (IFED) have joined forces to encourage people to hold events from 7 May to 17 May

ACON is offering 10 x $500 grants to support community groups put on an event during this period.

Apply now through this link

For more information contact Michael Atkinson at ACON
(02) 9206 2116 |
Applications close Monday 3 April 2017  |



April Bingay

Calling all Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves… it’s time to be Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered as we celebrate the music of the one and only Cher!

If you Believe in our Witches of Gaywick, the Burlesque hostess Charisma Belle and our Moonstruck barrel-babe Naomi Palmer, join them as they give All or Nothing to show how Strong Enough they are to salute the Woman’s World that is Cher.
Don’t be singing the Song for the Lonely and be wishing you Could Turn Back Time if you miss out on tickets.

When: Thursday 6 April, 7pm – 10pm
Where: The Shift, 85 Oxford St. Darlinghurst
Tickets: $20 All games, all night!
Bookings: Buy tickets for Bingay Salutes Cher today!


About Bingay


Bingay is gay bingo which means there’s classic disco tunes, weird rules and penalties, outrageous antics, hilarious repartee, deliciously lewd bingo calls, and prizes that range from the silly and camp to great theatre tickets and restaurant vouchers.

Bingay hostess Charisma Belle oversees the madcap proceedings and Bingay’s long time barrel babe Naomi Palmer spins the balls and sings up a storm.

Bingay takes over the upstairs bar of The Shift in Darlinghurst on the second Thursday of every month, with each monthly event having a fabulously flamboyant theme.

Bingay’s balls first dropped in 1999, making it one of Sydney’s longest running LGBTI community events + it raises money for our HIV and LGBTI health services.

So whether you’re a regular or a novice, or a local or visitor to Sydney, if you’re up for a wonderfully camp mid-week entertainment experience, then you can’t go wrong with Bingay. Retro disco bingo in Darlo – what’s not to love!

Proudly sponsored by

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LGBTI Inclusive Practice Training


ACON, with the support of Murrumbidgee PHN, is proud to deliver free and essential one day training courses across the Riverina for alcohol and other drugs (AOD) workers and general community service workers who support clients experiencing issues with alcohol and/or other drugs.

Strengthen your understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and communities to deliver more inclusive, informed and appropriate care and practice.

Refreshments will be included.

For more information, contact Teddy  |  02 9206 2114  |


For direct service AOD workers (MLHD, Calvary, Pathways etc)

When: Friday 17 February OR Friday 10 March, 9:15am – 5pm
Where: Murrumbidgee PHN Conference Room, 1/185 Morgan Street Wagga Wagga
RSVP: Click here

When:  Thursday 23 March OR Tuesday 2 May, 9:15am – 5pm
Where: LCN Meeting Room, 175 Yambil Street Griffith
RSVP: Click here


For community service workers (Max 3 representatives per organisation)

When: Thursday 16 February, 9:15am – 5pm
Where: Murrumbidgee PHN Conference Room, 1/185 Morgan Street Wagga Wagga
RSVP: Click here

When:  Thursday 4 May, 9:15am – 5pm
Where: Intereach, 366 Trickett Street Deniliquin
RSVP: Click here