New acquisitions

Highlights of our recent acquisitions include Sydney camp/gay social groups, the Sydney Mardi Gras, Brisbane clubs and the Midsumma Festival.

Pride History Group: call for papers

Australia’s Homosexual Histories Conference 2014 will mark the thirtieth anniversary of law reform decriminalising sex between adult males in New South Wales.

Adelaide Pride ’73 remembered

An exhibition at the State Library of South Australia, Gay Times Are Here Again, celebrates the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Adelaide Gay Pride Week.

October bulletin

Our latest news includes coming events, celebrations in Darwin, new acquisitions, recent research and publications, and more (pdf).

Open day

Our next Open Day focuses on material we hold related to different abilities, disabilities and access.

Our oral history collection is growing

ALGA’s oral history project has been very active in recent months, notably with the donation of the landmark John Lee Collection and through the recording activities of ALGA volunteers.

New in our image collections

Our image collections have been significantly enhanced by two recent donations from Les Smith and Evolution Publishing.

Australian Lesbian and Gay Life Stories

A new three-year project is to record the life stories of gay and lesbian Australians in the first comprehensive nation-wide documentation of changing attitudes to, and experiences of, homosexuality.