Sissy Ball 2022 Gallery

Australia’s biggest ball returned in 2022 taking over Sydney Town Hall for the first time. Hosted and curated by Kilia Tipa, Godmother of the House of Slé, commentated by Rocky Stallone 007 and Gardenia Sistrah, Judged by Jaycee Iman, Ella Ganza, Kiki Dévine Oricci, Jamaica Moana and Jack Silky. Music provided by DJs KILIMI, Mirasia and Neesha Alexander, with a special performance by 2021 Express Yourself Co-Winner BVT.

Photo credit: Jess Gleeson

Photo credit: Ken Leanfore



Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we celebrate and work.

We pay our respects to Elders past and present and recognise the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities.

Always was, always will be Aboriginal Land.

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Acknowledgement of country

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras acknowledges that our events take place on Aboriginal land. We acknowledge the Gadigal, Cammeraygal, Bidigal, Darug and Dharawal people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Sydney Basin.

We pay our Respects to their Elders past and present. Always was Always will be Aboriginal Land.