“Come Sit At My Table” Meet the Artist with Chatty Café

Next Chatty Event: Part of the ‘Tablescapes’ Art Exhibition by Ebony Taylor Saturday 2nd September 2023 12pm – 2pm 26 Advantage Art Gallery (26 Advantage Road, Highett, VIC 3190) Come along, meet the Artist and enjoy a good chat and company. Refreshments and bubbly provided to all Chatty Cafe attendees! A bold, bright and joyful take on […]

Take action for Australia’s first Loneliness Awareness Week

Lonely Not Alone Loneliness Awareness Week Australia 7-13 August 2023 New research reveals 1 in 3 Australians from all walks of life feel lonely, however community misconceptions and stigma are preventing them from talking about it. Left unaddressed, loneliness can lead to reduced work productivity, chronic disease, mental ill health and even an earlier death. […]

The power of a good chat

Jacky Howgate attending a Mornington Chatty Cafe session

Our Mornington Peninsula regional manager, Jacky Howgate, was recently featured in the Mornington Peninsula Magazine. In the article, Jacky shares her Chatty origin story, talks about the importance of the Chatty Cafe movement in the area and her goals for Chatty on the Mornington Peninsula. To read the article click on the link below. https://www.morningtonpeninsulamagazine.com.au/the-power-of-a-good-chat/

The power of conversations

Glenys recently spoke with Kerryn Powell, The Network Catalyst, about how Chatty Cafe is using chatting and creating connections to combat loneliness.

The Economics of Loneliness

This podcast, featuring our Managing Director – Glenys Reid, explores the trend of loneliness across Australia and the globe and the increase of this following the COVID induced lockdowns.