Holden Unveils Rainbow Ute For Mardi Gras As All 180+ Floats Revealed


Car manufacturer Holden has unveiled a rainbow ute to celebrate getting on board as a sponsor at this weekend’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade.

“We’re coming out… As an official sponsor of this year’s Mardi Gras!” the company wrote in a Facebook post on Tuesday that’s been viewed more than 122,000 times.

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“Why? Because Australians are changing and evolving, and so are we. So it’s time to show our support for the causes that we believe in.

“As a starting point, in 2016 we pledged our support for Australian Marriage Equality, and are now proud to sponsor this year’s Mardi Gras.”

The Sydney Gay And Lesbian Mardi Gras has announced the running order for the more than 180 floats in the this weekend’s parade, beginning with the Dykes on Bikes, and showcasing LGBTI culture, diversity, performing arts, health, sports, political groups, and much more.

This year’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade will be held on March 4, streamed live for free on SBS On-Demand on the night and televised on SBS on March 5.