LGBT Info

The following is a list of LGBT events in Australia. This mainly encompasses gay pride parades but can also include some sporting events and film festivals. LGBT events are organised to promote tolerance or to campaign for equal rights between all sexual orientations. The most common symbol used at such events is the six-color rainbow flag.

Pride event Location Website Occurs in Started in
Alice Springs Festival Rainbow Picnic Alice Springs, Northern Territory www.aliceiswonderland.com September
Brisbane Pride Festival Brisbane www.pridebrisbane.org.au June 1990
Darwin Pride Darwin, Northern Territory www.darwinpride.com May
Feast Festival Adelaide www.feast.org.au November 1997
Pride March Adelaide Adelaide www.prideadelaide.org September 2003
Mardi Gras Film Festival Sydney www.queerscreen.com.au February
Melbourne Queer Film Festival Melbourne www.melbournequeerfilm.com.au March 1991
Melbourne Leather Festival Melbourne www.melbourneleatherfestival.org September 1995
Midsumma Melbourne www.midsumma.org.au January/February 1989
Perth Pride Festival Perth, Western Australia www.pridewa.asn.au September 1990
Sleaze Ball Sydney www.mardigras.org.au September 1982
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Sydney www.mardigras.org.au February/March 1978
Sydney Leather Pride Sydney www.sydneyleatherpride.org May