Mark your calendars! Australia's Pride Festivals are listed below, in order of dates for the rest of 2018 and early 2019.
Today ANZ and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras announce applications are now open for their national LGBTQI community grants program.
The 2018 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Awards recognises excellence across our spectacular 40th anniversary season of events, honouring those individuals and groups among us who go above and beyond to make the festival extra special.
While we’re reflecting on an amazing 40th anniversary Mardi Gras season, April’s been a good chance to look at ways to make our festival even better, and work closer with our LGBTQI communities and allies.
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is seeking Expressions of Interests from suitably qualified candidates to join our newly established Social Justice Committee.
An estimated 300,000 spectators filled the streets to watch over 12,000 participants take part in the world’s biggest celebration of the LGBTQI community, the 40th annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade.
A new fabulous inflatable art installation will take pride of place at Taylor Square to mark four decades of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and cement the precinct’s place in its history.
Australia's LGBTQI Party of the year is on Saturday 3 March, 2018. It’s our tribe, our people… our time for excess. Expect big surprises, incredible DJs and entertainers, mind-boggling lighting and extraordinary theatrics… both on and off stage!
Fair Day returns to its home in Victoria Park in Camperdown on Sunday 18 February for a full day of entertainment and picnicking in the sun.
A signature event for the 40th anniversary Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras celebrations, the Museum of Love & Protest, launches on Friday 16 February at the National Art School, Darlinghurst.
Magda Szubanski and Joel Creasey join Urzila Carlson and Patrick Abboud to host the 40th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on SBS.
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and supporting partner Google today announce the recipients of the second annual SGLMG Community Parade Grants Program.
The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 40th Anniversary Magazine hits newsstands this Thursday and we LOVE the amazing cover!
Celebrate #MardiGras40 with the party album of 2018. Includes four decades of Mardi Gras party favourites and much-loved gay anthems.
Mardi Gras is delighted to have received eight nominations for the 78ers Committee, which will ensure that those members of GLBTQI communities who faced horrific treatment 40 years ago will have the opportunity to continue to contribute to the organisation’s future.
2018 is the fifth year that Fair Play, an LGBTIQ community initiative to help partygoers understand their legal rights during the Mardi Gras season, will be helping Mardi Gras party-goers to party safely.
For one night only, clubbers will be transported to a Vogue dancefloor born from the living history of New York’s underground Ballroom scene, featuring New York judge Leiomy, MC Dashaun, performances from MikeQ, Electric Fields, Quay Dash, Angel-Ho & more.
The highly anticipated telemovie RIOT about the first Mardi Gras march in 1978 will screen on ABC and ABC iview on Sunday 25th February at 8.30pm.
You better BELIEVE it! This year’s Mardi Gras Party will be one for the history books!
Each year Mardi Gras works hard to support the original 1978 Mardi Gras marchers – known as the 78ers – and in 2018 we're doing more to honour them than ever before.
We're looking for 40 volunteers from across our 40 year history to be a part of a very special moment in the Parade.
On Saturday 3 March, we’re expecting the Mardi Gras Parade route on Oxford and Flinders Streets to fill to capacity with an estimated 300,000 spectators, watching and cheering on 200 groups involving approximately 12,000 participants.
Mardi Gras has teamed up with ABC Magazines to produce a beautiful book-style magazine to celebrate 40 years of evolution.
Leading thinkers and thought provocateurs, both national and international, from all walks of LGBTQI life will take to the stage for two exhilarating days of illuminating ideas, featuring queer writers, community leaders, panel discussions, talks, debate and personal stories.
A rainbow waterfall of fireworks will cascade from Sydney Harbour Bridge as part of this year’s New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is proud to announce the return of a joint partnership with Google for the SGLMG Community Parade Grants Program in 2018.
Minutes of the SGLMG Annual General Meeting held at ACON on Saturday 12 November 2016.
One of the Mardi Gras 40th anniversary Parade floats will be a remembrance to those that have died of AIDS-related illnesses.
OFFICIAL HAIRCARE PARTNER FOR MARDI GRAS’ 40TH ANNIVERSARY
2018's 40th anniversary Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade looks set to be among the most spectacular ever seen, with the number of float applications hitting an all-time high - and encompassing an incredible array of strong and stunning creative concepts.
Notice is given to members of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Limited that an Extraordinary General Meeting will be held at ACON, Level 3, 414 Elizabeth St Surry Hills on 16th December 2017 at 11am.
We are inviting interested persons to submit an expression of interest for the role of Company Secretary commencing in January 2018.
SGLMG now has a vacancy for a Director position, and pursuant to Division III of the Constitution, invites Expressions of Interest from our members. We are particularly seeking expressions from people with skills in finance and accounting.
Next year's 40th anniversary will reunite many of those who were there at the very first Mardi Gras.
A statement from the Board of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras as Australia says YES to Marriage Equality!
Whether it's the iconic Lemonettes, the choreographed Cowgirls, the legion of Xena Warrior Princesses, the Boogie Woogie Bugle Girls or the Navratolvas, we've had decades of amazing all-women groups in the Parade, and it's high time some of them reappeared!
2018 marks the historic 40th anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. To celebrate this milestone, the Festival program is bigger, better and more fabulous than ever as it reflects on four decades of amazing evolution, momentous achievements and extraordinary individuals.
Today Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is one of Australia’s most famous and well-loved events, bringing tens of thousands of visitors to Sydney to join in the celebrations. But it all began with a riot. On a chilly winter's night in 1978, the police descended on a street festival gathering in solidarity with the Stonewall protests in New York.
Were you at the first Mardi Gras held on 24 June 1978? Did you attend any of the subsequent marches and rallies in June, July and August 1978?
Thank you to everyone who voted online or in-person at the Annual General Meeting. The digital and in-person votes have now been counted and verified. Here are the results of the Ballot Votes for Directorships.
Our 2017 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Annual Report is now available to read online here.
AGM Items of Business and Candidate Statements for Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Limited and Mardi Gras Arts on Saturday 23 September 2017 at Darlinghurst Theatre Company, Eternity Playhouse, 39 Burton Street, Darlinghurst.
Today the Board of Directors of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Limited and Mardi Gras Arts Limited are pleased to announce a surplus on operations for the year ended 30 June 2017 of $173,774, building on our previous surplus for the year ended 30 Ju
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is proud to announce that it is among many of New South Wales' leading LGBTQI social, support and lobby groups who'll unite with a loud and proud call for marriage equality next month in Sydney's CBD.
Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras today announced it will partner with ANZ to launch a new community grants program to provide funds for LGBTQI community organisations to support a wide range of initiatives.
ABC and Screen Australia are pleased to announce that filming is underway in Sydney on the telemovie event Riot.
Got an event that's perfect for our 40th anniversary Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival, happening 16 February - 4 March 2018?
Notice is given to members of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Limited (Company) that the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday, 23 September 2017.
The Board and staff of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras would like to express our extreme disappointment over the Turnbull government’s decision to move forward with a postal plebiscite on Marriage Equality.
In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in 2018, Screen Australia and ABC TV Arts are pleased to announce Love Bites, a brand new documentary initiative for LGBTQI filmmakers.
Peter Bonsall-Boone (Bon) passed away on Friday after a battle with cancer. Our thoughts are with his beloved partner of 50 years Peter de Waal, and their many friends and loved ones.
After four change-making years serving as a Director and three years as Co-Chair, Fran Bowron is now stepping down from the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Board.
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.
Our 2017 Mardi Gras Parade participants are proudly showing off their amazing choreography in wonderful videos.
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras would like to congratulate all the recipients of our Community Parade Grants Program, proudly supported by Google.
Our 2017 Mardi Gras star Steve Grand had an amazing time in Sydney!