Mark your calendars – many of Australia’s Pride festivals happen in spring. Here they are below, in order of dates for the rest of 2017 and early 2018. Many of this year’s events are still in the planning stages, so click the links to connect and find out more.
Each year Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras recognises excellence across our huge season of events, honouring those individuals and groups among us who go above and beyond to make the festival extra special.
Last night an estimated 250,000 spectators took to the streets to watch more than 12,000 participants take part in the world’s biggest celebration of the LGBTQI community - the 39th annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade.
We are looking for Mardi Gras members with significant professional experience in one or more of the following areas of expertise: legal, finance, corporate governance, strategic development project management, marketing, public relations and events.
2017’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade will be bursting at the seams with pride and passion, featuring 187 diverse entries each with their own unique take on the festival’s theme CREATING EQUALITY.
We're seeking applicants for 2-3 paid positions on Mardi Gras’ team of professional photographers to work on the Parade route and at other Mardi Gras festival events. We’re also inviting 2-3 community photographers who wish to chronicle our Parade as part of their ongoing gathering and archiving footage of our communities.
Get ready to go barking mad for a revamped Doggywood at this year’s Mardi Gras Fair Day (Sun 19 Feb) as LGBTI health organisation ACON takes the lead and prepares to celebrate the important role that dogs play in our lives with a fetching festival of all things canine.
The Art Gallery of NSW is set for a fabulously queer makeover this February and March as Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras rolls out a bumper program of events and activities to spark creative discussion and celebrate equality.
Do you have strong people and management skills and are you looking for a way to make a visible contribution to our communities? We are looking for volunteers to join our Parade leadership team to assist in managing event day volunteers across our Parade footprint.