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04 MAR

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival brings together a dazzling array of events spanning sports, theatre and performance, visual arts, talks and forums, a massive picnic in the park, spectacular parties and of course, our world-famous parade.  Every year, hundreds of thousands of spectators from all over the world bring the city to a standstill as...


19 FEB

One of the community's most-loved events, Fair Day attracts more than 80,000 people that enjoy a selection of international cuisine while perusing wares from local community vendors and learning more from local LGBTQI organisations. We top it off with wonderful entertainment from the main stage and in the dance tent all day long, ensuring...


31 DEC

Celebration NYE16/17 is your ticket to freedom! Escape from this maddening crowd and ascend to a cool gay oasis with unobstructed rooftop views of Sydney Harbour, taking in both the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, all with easy access from Circular Quay train station. Do you want to...


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With just three more sleeps until over 12,000 dazzling parade entrants will skip, saunter and sashay their way up Oxford Street for the 39th annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade. On Saturday 4 March 2017 more than 100,000 people will line the streets of Sydney in support of the LGBTIQ community. So,...

HIV and LGBTI health advocates are encouraging Mardi Gras revellers to look after themselves and their mates during this year’s party season, especially in relation to HIV, sexual health, alcohol and other drugs, and street safety. An important part of the Mardi Gras festival is about ensuring health and safety is front of mind, whilst enjoying everything...

Celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2017, Daylesford’s ChillOut Festival has grown from humble beginnings to become one of the biggest and longest-running Country Queer Pride events in regional Australia, and the largest festival in Hepburn Shire. The emerald is known for its brilliant green shine, and ChillOut is running with this theme to celebrate...

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