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Our digitised scrapbooks

Scrapbooks from the 1970s and 1990s by Digby Duncan, Jan Hillier, Owen Huckel, Andrew Hansen and John Lee on the bar scene, motorbike clubs, gay liberation, Act Up and much more.

Jan Hillier: digitised scrapbooks

The Archives holds a small group of archival material relating to significant Melbourne entrepreneur Jan Hillier, who was recently featured in Rafaella McDonald’s Prahran Mural.

Fourth Year Thesis Prize 2015

Prize of $250 cash and one year membership of the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives For many years now the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives has offered a prize for the best fourth year thesis (honours or equivalent -­‐-­‐   that is, of about 10,000 words) submitted at Australian university in the field of GLBTI studies. […]

Australia’s Homosexual Histories Conference, Adelaide, November 2015

In 2015, South Australia celebrates the 40th anniversary of the decriminalisation of male homosexual acts. 2015 is also the United Nations’ Year of Evaluation. In this context, the 2015 Australia’s Homosexual Histories Conference aims to shed light on queer histories in order to inform future queer directions. Have LGBTI Australians changed from outlaws to in-laws, or do the two now exist side by side?