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Sunshine and rainbows for Mardi Gras Fair Day

Sunshine and rainbows as far as the eye could see greeted revellers at Mardi Gras Fair Day in Sydney’s Victoria Park today. With 80,000 people expected at the event, attractions abounded for everyone. Acts like Ngaiire and Jamarz on Marz lit up the ANZ Main Stage. Ngaiire Jamarz on Marz Clover Moore Ever mindful of …

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Sydney Lord Mayor’s tribute to late Mardi Gras 78er Ron Austin

City of Sydney councillors observed a minute’s silence on Monday night to memorialise gay activist and Mardi Gras ‘78er Ron Austin, who passed away a month ago. Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore also honoured Austin’s “outstanding” contribution to Mardi Gras and his long history of LGBTIQ activism with the following tribute. I pay tribute to …

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New rainbow crossing for Sydney’s Taylor Square

Sydney will get a new rainbow crossing celebrating the LGBTIQ community, five years after the city’s first one was controversially removed. Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the new installation was a “victory” for the LGBTIQ community. “The news that it will be reinstated is incredibly significant on the eve of the 40th anniversary of …

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Giant Inflatable Artwork To Mark Sydney Mardi Gras’ 40th Birthday

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras The organisers have given a sneak peek at a giant new inflatable art installation to be set up in Taylor Square later this month. Sydney’s Taylor Square to mark four decades of the event. The inflatable art installation – titled 40 Years of Love – will tower three storeys …