Goulburn Valley Pride Inc.

THE place to meet, socialise and spend time with those you KNOW exist, but you cannot seem to find… (In Shepparton, Victoria, Australia)
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    Apply now – LGBTIQA+ Leadership Program.

    Gain useful leadership skills to drive change and achieve better outcomes for our communities and explore what it means to be a LGBTIQA+ leader.

    The program is funded through the Victorian Government’s LGBTIQ Community Grants Program. Find out more and apply here.

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    Connecting and empowering communities, in and around Benalla, Shepparton, Wangaratta and surrounds to explore what LGBTIQ inclusion looks like and share experiences, successes and challenges. The workshop will draw on case studies of what is already working, across Victoria, and inform future work to foster local LGBTI inclusion. The workshop will also explore local issues and priorities as the Victorian Government begins to develop a Whole of Victorian Government LGBTI strategy.

    Travel reimbursement available. Please see registration page for more information.

    Date and Time
    12th Jun 2019, 10:00 am – 04:30 pm
    Benalla Performing Arts Centre
    Benalla Performing Arts and Convention Centre
    Samaria Road, Benalla VIC, Australia

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    Come, celebrate & recognise IDAHOBIT 2019 with us!

    IDAHOBIT or International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia & Transphobia is a day to take a stand and support the LGBTIQ community.

    This year the La Trobe University Shepparton Students’ Association in partnership with Uniting and supporters The Bridge Youth Service & Vincent Care will be hosting a BBQ lunch incorporating a flag raising ceremony.

    What: Flag Raising & BBQ Lunch – GF, VEG, VEGAN, HALAL options also catered for

    Where: La Trobe University, Courtyard – 210 Fryers Street, SHEPPARTON

    When: 12.00 – 1.30pm

    Flag raising: 12.30pm

    Please register your interest for catering purposes 🙂

    We encourage all members of the community to please come along to this FREE Event and show your support!

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    Join us this Sunday morning May 5th to celebrate 14 years at Lemon Tree Cafe for brunch/lunch 11am!

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    Join us for finger food, wine and networking from 6.15PM for the 7.00PM event – don’t be late!

    Is there more to being queer than coming out and getting married? Critically acclaimed storytelling night Queerstories will be making its way to Shepparton for one night only, featuring a diverse line up of LGBTIQ+ speakers sharing their stories. From the heart warming to downright hilarious, enjoy unexpected tales of lives well lived and battles fought, pride, prejudice, love and humour.

    Queerstories has been selling out shows around the country for 2 years, bringing storytellers from all walks of life to the stage.
    Stories from around the country are available on a popular podcast, and as a collection published by Hachette Australia.
    This event is Auslan interpreted.

    Hosted by Maeve Marsden and supported by Goulburn Valley Pride Inc. and Shepparton Festival.

    Tickets $25 or $20 concession and GV Pride members.
    (NOTE: We charge <65 cents to cover the EFT fee and TryBooking charges a 50 cent booking fee, total $1+ … thanks for understanding.)


    On Thursday 21 March 2019 at 6:15pm

    More info? Contact Damien on 0418511562 or gvpride@gvpride.org

    Funding support provided by the Victorian Government – Equality Branch, Department of Premier and Cabinet and Shepparton Festival.

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    Jump on the 22-seater bus departing Marungi Street, Shepparton Library on Sun 3 Feb @ 7.00am sharp (returns approx. 7pm). Facebook event.
    $40pp for members ($25 concession), $50pp for non-members – BOOK NOW!
    Contact Georgie via president@gvpride.org or 0401168229 to lock in your seat – MUST confirm your seat NOW! Cash payment MUST be received BEFORE boarding the bus by Fri 25 Jan.
    Assemble for March @ 10am (cnr. Lakeside Dve/Fitzroy St)
    March 11am
    More info @ https://midsumma.org.au/what-s-on/midsumma-pride-march
    Come and join over 100 groups and individuals as we march down Fitzroy St in St Kilda. All the colour and excitement you have come to expect from Pride March Victoria with the added flavour this special celebration. See the original marchers lead us out again and celebrate our first timers.
    When: Sun 3 Feb
    Assembly: 10am at cnr Lakeside Dr & Fitzroy St
    March: 11am
    After march festivities ’til late in Catani Gardens at completion of the march

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    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – AIDS Awareness Week 

    Mon 26 Nov – Sat 1 Dec 

    10am – 4pm 

    2 volunteers required for 3hrs per shift to sit out front John Anderson Amcal Pharmacy (Wyndham Street) to hand out FREE red ribbons, lapel pins, magnets, notepads, enviro bags and more to raise awareness around HIV/AIDS – this year’s national and international campaigns are “know your status” and “HIV still matters”. Please contact Damien on 0418 511 562 to register your interest. More info on Facebook.


    Wed 12 Dec

    10am – 5pm

    4 volunteers required for 3.5hrs per shift to cook sausages/onions, serve food to customers (note: onions must be under the sausage, haha), handle cash, adhere to food safety practices, sell soft-drinks – this will occur on Wednesday 12 Dec at the NEW Bunnings, Benalla Road, Shepparton. Please contact Damien on 0418 511 562 to register your interest. More info on Facebook.

    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Christmas Charity Gift Wrapping

    Sat 15 – Mon 24 Dec

    10am – 4pm

    2 volunteers required for 3hrs per shift to sit out front Shop 4 / 224 Maude Street Mall (entrance to Tower Arcade) to gift-wrap Christmas presents for general public wishing to make gold coin donations per gift. Please contact Georgie on 0401 168 229 to register your interest. More info on Facebook.

    Unable to give your time? Prefer to donate? Thank you.


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    GV Pride members and friends alike are invited to share in the joy and happiness of the holiday season @ Victoria Park Lake this Christmas – ALL WELCOME! Meet us at the new BBQ pavilion on Wyndham Street (near the servo) – BYO steak or anything fancy, but in the spirit of giving we’ll provide FREE sausages, onions, bread, sauce, soft-drinks and salads! We may just have some bon bons and Christmas confectionary to share with you all too … depending on whether you’ve been naughty or nice 😉 See you there! Ho, ho, ho! Please arrive by 12.00pm – otherwise the BBQs might get hijacked by Christmas elves (i.e. random strangers!)

    GV Pride Christmas BBQ – all welcome! Sun 9 Dec Shepparton (11.30am – 2.30pm)

    Facebook event here.

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