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.

Open day

Come along to check out some of the materials the Archives holds in relation to queer indigenous histories and hear a report back from ALGA President, Daniel Marshall, on his recent trip to Darwin to celebrate the Archives’ 35th Anniversary with Darwin-based queer history lovers and to establish relationships focusing on preserving queer indigenous and Northern Territory histories.

New book

Liz Ross’s Revolution is for us shows the Left was involved from the beginning in the earliest gay rights movements.

May bulletin

Our latest news includes a fundraising drive to give the Archives a home of its own, volunteer work, recent acquisitions and more (pdf).

AIDS Council history

Way Back When is writing a history for the Victorian AIDS Council’s 30th anniversary and is looking for pictures. Can you help?

Thanks to the National Library

The National Library’s Community Heritage Grants program has funded new blinds to minimise harmful UV radiation in our working space.

Open Day

The Archives’ first Open Day for 2013 is celebrating the T in LGBTI – from the Seahorse Club through radical challenges to the male-female binary, via transvestites, transsesxuals, transgenders, trans* … We have been rummaging through the newsletters and zines, ephemera, posters and photos, so come and see what we have. And if you have […]