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28 APR

Held annually in April in Victoria’s goldfields region, it features Australian and international films, art exhibitions and evening performances. The BQFF provides cultural and artistic opportunities to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people living in Central Victoria. Bendigo Queer Film Festival is recognised as a significant event by the LGBTIQ community...


24 JUN

Now in its 56th year, The Queen's Ball Awards Gala is the pinnacle of Brisbane's LGTBIQ+ social calendar - where achievements of the diverse people that make our community are recognised. This year, they're going for broke with the theme... Busted. Punk meets Vogue. American Idiot meets Muriel's Wedding. More details,...


14 May

Can’t make it to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv this year to watch Australia’s Isaiah Firebrace take home Europe’s crowning glory? Come and cheer (and sing) your hearts out Sydney’s biggest and as always, fabulously camp parties that is also raising money to end HIV in NSW. ACON have joined up Gay4Play,...


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The latest visitor numbers released by Tourism Research Australia once again show unprecedented growth in caravan and camping holidays taken by Australians. So, I wonder how many of these travellers are GLBTI+? One would have to guess 10% at least. I see many out and about on the road in my travels. It ...

Now in its fourteenth year, the Bendigo Queer Film Festival (BQFF) is one of the few regional centres Australia wide to host its very own queer film festival running 28 – 30 April 2017. Organisers have promised there will be something for everyone in this year’s program: short films and animation; Australian and foreign features; gripping ...

Australia’s Queen of Cabaret, Dolly Diamond has taken the reins of this year’s Melbourne Cabaret Festival bringing together ten Australian premiere shows along with some of the best new talent. Running from Tuesday 20 June until Sunday 2 July 2017, the eighth annual Melbourne Cabaret Festival returns to Chapel Off Chapel with two weeks...

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