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Gay And Lesbian Community Services

GLCS has been providing support, information and resources to the West Australian gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community for almost 35 years.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Education & Training,Employment & Training,Fundraising,Information & Referral,Mental Health

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Description

We are the longest running organisation of our kind in the Southern Hemisphere.


As WA’s main community based GLBT service provider our main focus is on providing essential services to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities, including our peer counselling phone line and social support groups. We also offer a number of training options for the general community, ranging from one-hour personal perspectives talks to half- and full-day workplace training in diverse sexuality and gender. We also have a successful history of running funded projects, often in partnership with other community groups.


Mission
Gay and Lesbian Community Services of WA (Inc.) is a non-profit organisation which aims to promote the wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer and other sexuality, sex and gender diverse people in Western Australia.


Brief History
GLCS was established in 1974 as the Homosexual Counselling and Information Service of WA. In 1984 the name was changed to the Gay Counselling Service of WA and the organisation became an incorporated body. In keeping with worldwide trends to recognise the contribution and needs of women in the community, the name of the service was changed in 1990 to the Gay and Lesbian Counselling Service of WA (Inc). In 1999 the name was changed again to the Gay and Lesbian Community Services of WA (Inc) to reflect the wider range of services that GLCS provides. We are the oldest service of our kind in the Southern Hemisphere.


Funding
GLCS receives some funding from the Health Department of WA. While this money is much appreciated and essential, it covers only our basic costs. Our ability to provide our essential services is dependent on the efforts of our volunteers and additional income from financial memberships, donations and fundraising.

REmida WA

REmida WA is Perth’s Creative Reuse Centre, a not-for-profit community project that works closely with education to provide a unique, creative and responsible solution to industry waste.

  • Type:DGR 1 Status
  • Charity:Education & Training,Environmental

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Description

<p> REmida WA is Perth’s Creative Reuse Centre, a not-for-profit community project that works closely with education to provide a unique, creative and responsible solution to industry waste. Through its workshop and membership programs, REmida aims to inspire the curiousity and creativity of adults & children alike with the infinite possibilities of creative reuse and thus encourage a more thoughtful relationship with waste.</p> <p> <br /> REmida materials consist of the discards, offcuts, remnants and refuse of local industry, materials that would have otherwise ended up in landfill. REmida, meaning ‘King Midas’ in Italian, gives new meaning to these materials and highlights the value & beauty imbedded within them, working effectively to change the way that they are viewed – not as rubbish but as valuable, interesting & beautiful.</p> <p> <br /> The materials collected by REmida are not sold, instead once a school, daycare, artist or family signs up as a member they are given unlimited access to the materials and are able to collect as often they need to, for free. The membership program is designed to encourage regular usage of REmida materials, providing a sustainable environmental solution to a school’s ongoing and often financially exhausting material needs.</p> <p> Workshops at REmida explore how useful and inspirational the materials are, and the endless possibilities they have for reuse through exploration, play and construction. School Workshops are aimed at predominantly primary school aged children with a range of activities that the teacher can choose from. Workshops are also available in festival settings and the REmida Play Experience is an interesting addition to any festival’s family area. REmida also holds its own events, with its annual REmida Day celebration in May, festivities during National Recycling Week in November and an Artist-In-Residence program running throughout the year.</p> <p> <br /> Join REmida as a member, donate your business’ waste materials or help the project by volunteering your time & skills. Please see www.remidawa.com for more details. REmida WA, supporting the development and practice of new sustainable art forms in Western Aus-tralia.</p>

The Scout Association Of Australia

Scouting is a worldwide movement that has shaped the development of youth and adults for more than 100 years. Scouts is the biggest and most successful youth organisation in Australia.

  • Type:DGR 1 Status
  • Charity:Education & Training,Family,Local Community,Sport & Recreation,Youth Welfare

Details

Description

Aim Of Scouting
The aim of Scouting is to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual development of young people so that they take a constructive place in society as responsible citizens, and as a member of their local, national and international communities.

Principles
The principles of Scouting are that Scouts should serve God, act in consideration of the needs of others and develop and use their abilities to the betterment of themselves and their families and the community in which they live.

Association Goals
The following Goals have been set for the Scout Movement in Australia, we aim to...

  • Provide challenging accredited programs to the youth of Australia, which are recognised and valued by the community and by government
  • Promote Scouting to the community on the basis of the high quality and relevance of its methodology and programs
  • Comprise an increasingly male and female membership which reflects the social and cultural mix of the community
  • Carefully select and train adult leaders on the basis of standards that are recognisable and measurable
  • Have the community recognise, support and value the role of Scouting and its activities
  • Be recognised by the community as being responsive to community youth issues
  • Be recognised and consulted as a major contributor to establishing priorities and determining policies on community youth issues
  • Have a high profile portraying a quality way of life.
  • Acquire and maintain adequate human, physical, and financial resources, which are used to the best advantage of Scouting and the community
  • Provide opportunities for its members to participate in international activities
  • Provide maximum support for the development of World Scouting particularly in the Asia Pacific region.

Aim Of Scouting
The aim of Scouting is to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual development of young people so that they take a constructive place in society as responsible citizens, and as a member of their local, national and international communities.

Principles
The principles of Scouting are that Scouts should serve God, act in consideration of the needs of others and develop and use their abilities to the betterment of themselves and their families and the community in which they live.

Association Goals
The following Goals have been set for the Scout Movement in Australia, we aim to...

  • Provide challenging accredited programs to the youth of Australia, which are recognised and valued by the community and by government
  • Promote Scouting to the community on the basis of the high quality and relevance of its methodology and programs
  • Comprise an increasingly male and female membership which reflects the social and cultural mix of the community
  • Carefully select and train adult leaders on the basis of standards that are recognisable and measurable
  • Have the community recognise, support and value the role of Scouting and its activities
  • Be recognised by the community as being responsive to community youth issues
  • Be recognised and consulted as a major contributor to establishing priorities and determining policies on community youth issues
  • Have a high profile portraying a quality way of life.
  • Acquire and maintain adequate human, physical, and financial resources, which are used to the best advantage of Scouting and the community
  • Provide opportunities for its members to participate in international activities
  • Provide maximum support for the development of World Scouting particularly in the Asia Pacific region.

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