About us

We are a peer led community group focused on improving health and wellbeing for the trans and gender diverse community in regional and rural Victoria. Our key priorities of our projects are for participants to feel safe, supported, welcome and included. We promote community connection, engagement and advocacy through hosting and attending various events, groups and training opportunities around Victoria. TGD Bendigo and Beyond recognises that visibility and authentic representation is crucial to raising awareness about the needs and challenges of the trans community, connecting tgd people to reduce isolation and loneliness, and remove the stigma and discrimination of gender diverse people.

Purpose

To improve the health and wellbeing of trans and gender diverse communities by providing opportunities for community connection, engagement, advocacy and education

Key priorities

Our key priorities are for participants to feel; safe, supported, welcome and included

Values

Our core values guide Trans and Gender Diverse Bendigo and Beyond around how we conduct our activities and develop relationships with our key stakeholders. We expect all of our key stakeholders and partners to be guided by these values in the way in which we work together.

Our Core Values

Community

Inclusion

Safety

Respect

Integrity

Non-judgemental

Healthy Representation

Empathy

Growth

Nurturance

Decency