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Happy 50th Birthday Australian Gay+ movement.

On July 27 1969, a public meeting in Canberra founded the Homosexual Law Reform Society, the first organisation in Australia to stand up for homosexual rights. Undoubtedly, the founding moment of a movement that was to transform Australia beyond anything anyone could have imagined at the time. On the 50th anniversary we remembered this event […]

Opening Up to the World

At the 2019 ALMS (Archives, Libraries, Museums, Special Collections) Conference, committee member Richard Keeble presented a paper “Opening Up to the World – Moving to a Web-based Collection Management System” which explains the process that ALGA’s Project Monte is going through in order to create a new online catalogue system.   As a first time […]

ALGA Newsletter and suggestions for Midsumma 2019!

  Happy Midsumma! Please have a read through our latest newsletter with a few bits of recent news and our recommendations for events and exhibitions and other activities celebrating queer histories at Midsumma Festival 2019. ALGA newsletterDec2018:2019

ALGA Name Change consultation survey 2019

DAs you may know The Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives has started a name change consultation process as announced at our 2018 AGM. As part of this process we are inviting members and supporters to take part in an initial on-line survey to share your views and suggestions. In late July 2019 we hope to […]

Book Now! Queer Legacies, New Solidarities Conference 22-24 November – book tickets now!

A conference presented by Deakin Gender and Sexuality Studies, the Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association & the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives. Deakin University and State Library of Victoria, 22-24 November 2018 The conference will be held at Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Melbourne (http://www.deakin.edu.au/locations/deakin-corporate-centres/deakin-downtown) on Thursday and Friday, 22-23 […]

Call For Papers – ‘Queer Legacies, New Solidarities’ Conference

A conference presented by Deakin Gender and Sexuality Studies, the Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association & the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives. Deakin University and State Library of Victoria, 22-24 November 2018 It has been over four decades since second-wave feminism and Gay Liberation. 2018 is the 40th anniversary of the Australian Lesbian and […]

We’re Marching! Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade

Keep an eye out for us proudly marching up Oxford Street in Sydney as part of the 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday March 3 as we also celebrate 40 years of ALGA. We’ll be marching behind our new banner, wearing our new T’s with our 40th Anniversary […]

We’re 40!!!

In 2018 ALGA is celebrating 40 years of collecting our Australian LGBTIQ histories. It’s a fabulous achievement for a small, predominantly volunteer run, community archives who continue to animate our shared histories through exhibitions, publications, history walks, conferences, collaborations and of course research access. Our first outing at 40 was at various events at Midsumma […]

QUEER – The 17th Australian Homosexual Conference, Adelaide University, 10-11 November 2017 – REGISTRATIONS OPEN

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN! PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE http://ahhc.com.au/ This annual conference brings together members of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex Queer+ communities, academics, researchers, students, community members and arts workers to explore and discuss histories of LGBTIQ+ life, politics, arts and culture. WHAT IS QUEER Some people use queer as an umbrella term for LGBTI+ […]