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 October 31 – November 13, Greater Shepparton’s own OUTintheOPEN Festival (in this it’s 11th year) will celebrate LGBTIQA+ pride and community diversity as it hosts 20 events over 14 days! OUTintheOPEN’s signature event is Carnival Day in the Queens Gardens on Saturday 12 November. With over 50 stalls, food vendors and live entertainment/attractions (e.g. a jumping castle & Dykes on Bikes Melbourne), this family-friendly event is a day not to be missed! With various other events including brunch, meditation, a drag party, forums & more hosted at various venues all over Shepparton such as Butter Factory Cafe, GOTAFE, GV Hotel, The Aussie & more, here is YOUR opportunity to show your support for LGBTI+ people and their families/friends.

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

    Contact Damien Stevens (Festival Director) 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/

    sticker-1(Rainbow sticker $2.50ea | Actual size 10cm x 10cm)

    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



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