Ballarat's transgender clothing swap shop triples in size

Nieve Walton
March 30 2023 - 9:00am
Renea Johnson with Bonnie. Picture by Kate Healy
Renea Johnson with Bonnie. Picture by Kate Healy

From a backyard art studio to a three-car garage, Renea Johnson's safe space for transgender and gender diverse people is reaching new heights.

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Nieve Walton

Nieve Walton


Nieve covers federal and state politics for The Courier focusing on Ballarat, Wendouree, Eureka and Ripon electorates. She also covers Hepburn and Pyrenees shires. As a former dancer and art and theater enthusiast she would love to hear about your latest art exhibition or performance. You can send her an email at

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