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The Brisbane Writers Festival is presenting over 150 events at the State Library of Queensland and the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art. The festival aims to connect Queenslanders through story and inspire thought and curiosity, from September 5 to 9 this year. Here’s nine great Australian talents you can see at this …

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The Pill Testing Australia group has called on state governments to trial pill testing after they detected risky substances at a Canberra music festival. The group ran the pill testing trial at Groovin The Moo in Canberra in April, for a second consecutive year. The trial’s aim was to “provide a health service to reduce …

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Tropical Fruits NYE Party 2016

Lismore LGBTIQ social group Tropical Fruits is looking for a lighting designer and operator to work their magic at the group’s next New Year’s Eve festival. The Tropical Fruits put on fun, safe and inclusive LGBTIQ events in the Northern Rivers region of northern New South Wales, and are renowned for their annual four-day New …

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2018 Queen's Ball Awards

There are just a few days left to nominate your community heroes for an honour at this year’s 59th annual Queens Ball Awards. The long-running event will return to the Brisbane City Hall in June, and seventeen community awards are on offer this year’s ceremony, with nominations closing this Friday (April 26). The Brisbane Pride …

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The annual Rainbow River Festival will be returning to Noosa on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast with a three-day program of community events next month. The festival is an LGBTIQ-inclusive party which first began in 2016 and has now become an annual celebration of love and diversity in the picturesque region. Organisers are excited to welcome locals …

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Tropical Fruits 2017 Parade through Lismore CBD

This year, Lismore LGBTIQ group Tropical Fruits are celebrating 30 years of building, supporting and entertaining the community in the Northern Rivers. The group’s upcoming “Shine” New Years Eve Festival is the culmination of their 30th birthday celebrations this year, and the Fruits are inviting the community to join them at the festival’s opening Parade …

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Ignite your start to 2019 with a sizzlingly decadent night-long party at Cloudland’s New Year’s Eve Ball next month. Super-lavish and totally extra, this multi-level soirée will be all about maxed-out glamour! Set across three levels and five exclusive rooms at the Fortitude Valley venue, guests will experience a New Year’s Eve production like no other in …

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While many large Australian festivals have crashed and burned over the last few years, in Queensland one small, quirky festival has gone from strength to strength with its fierce commitment to community. “We look at it as a pilgrimage,” Jungle Love Festival Director Raymond Williams told QNews Magazine. “Once a year we step aside from …

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As Lismore group Tropical Fruits celebrates its 30th anniversary of championing the LGBTIQ community in New South Wales’ Northern Rivers region, John Taggart reflects on the true significance of the organisation. Northern New South Wales – the home of trendy Byron Bay – may seem an oasis of tolerance but the shift in cultural attitudes …

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Qnews Magazine Marriage Equality community forum

One year on from the historic and overwhelming “yes” vote for marriage equality on November 15 last year, QNews Magazine is holding a community forum to celebrate the anniversary. At the event we want to explore the questions: Where is our community now? Where we are going? Where do others want to take us? In …

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