Goulburn Valley Pride Inc. THE place to meet, socialise and spend time with those you KNOW exist, but you cannot seem to find… (in Greater Shepparton, Victoria, Australia)
  • How inclusive is your business/organisation?


    Please take 3 minutes to read this valuable info below…

    Did you know that gay and lesbian locals (and visitors-to-town) are great customers? The recent data available shows…

    • 81% are likely to be positively influenced by companies advertising with or supporting gay and lesbian organisations.
    • The annual discretionary spend of the gay and lesbian market in Melbourne is more than $1 billion.
    • $93.2+ million is spent each year on ‘arts’ entertainment.
    • 3 out of 4 go to restaurants at least once every month.
    • 1 in 4 plan to buy real estate this year.
    • $195.7+ million is spent each year on holidays.
    • $229.8+ million is spent each year on fashion and vanity products.
    • $128.8+ million is spent each year on CDs, DVDs and books.
    • 63%+ drink wine at least once a month.

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    What can YOU do to be more inclusive this November?

    This November 10 – 19, Greater Shepparton’s own OUTintheOPEN Festival (in this its 12th year) will celebrate LGBTIQA+ pride and community diversity as it hosts 20+ events over 10 days! OUTintheOPEN’s signature event is Carnival Day in the Queens Gardens on Saturday 18 November. With over 50 stalls, food vendors and live entertainment/attractions, this family-friendly event is a day not to be missed! With various other events including brunch, films, a drag party, forums & more hosted at various venues all over Shepparton such as Eves Bar & Cafe, GOTAFE, GV Library, The Aussie & more, here is YOUR opportunity to show your support for LGBTIQA+ people and their families/friends.

    Rainbow pride stickers and flags add colour and pride to your business door or shopfront, and help LGBTIQA+ people feel safe, welcomed and supported by your business.

    Contact Damien Stevens (Festival Convenor) NOW to secure your 10cm x 10cm stickers and 5′ x 3′ flags on 0418 511 562 or email enquiries@outintheopen.org.au – more info about the Festival can be found @ http://outintheopen.org.au/

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    List of supportive businesses around town you may just find a sticker, flag and/or inclusive service…

    Lemon Tree Cafe

    Fryers Street Food Store / Teller


    Thai Orchid

    Milestone Cafe & Bistro

    Visitor Info Centre



    The Deck

    Eves Bar & Cafe

    Town + Country Stays – Miss Boulevard + The Storekeeper’s House