Trouble in Paradise run small events for the queer community and their friends in Coffs Harbour. They are known for their quirky, crazy, and sometimes kinky nightclub styled evenings with themes and performances to tingle your big toe.

Join them for a night of carefree partying on Saturday, March 26 at the Coffs Harbour Aero Club, Aviation Drive, Coffs Harbour. The theme is ‘The Troubled Circus’.  Tickets are $25 at the door from 7.30 pm. The big top will be pulled down at 2am. Visit for more info.

On Sunday, April 17 join ACON for a BBQ, food, games and music from 11.30am, at Park Beach Reserve, Coffs Harbour.  5 donation.  Call 02 6651 6017 and say hi to Anabell for more information.

If you are in Taree, Forster Tuncurry and surrounds, Coastal Castaways have a great calendar of events ranging from fortnightly lunches at various venues to one-off events for men and women. On the first Saturday of each month a women’s BBQ is held at Dunbogan Reserve, Dunbogan. BYO food and drinks and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere beside the Camden Haven River with like-minded female friends. For more information, visit

Out ‘n’ Hastings, Port Macquarie’s GLBTIQ social group, is having its AGM on Tuesday, March 29. Community members are invited to attend this important meeting to elect the committee to help run events in this part of the Mid North Coast.  The AGM will be held at ACON, Gordon St, Port Macquarie, 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Call Glenn on 02 6584 0943 for more details.

If you’re in the Tamworth area, come to a Meet and Greet coffee morning, Sunday, March 27, 10am at Coffee Club, Shopping World, Tamworth.

info: For more about groups, services, organisations or community events on the Mid North Coast, contact ACON Port Macquarie on 02 6584 0943 or email  [email protected]  ACON Coffs Harbour 02 6651 6017 or email [email protected]

Glenn Ferrero is the Community Health Promotion Officer at ACON’s Port Macquarie Outreach Office.

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