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All the winners from the 61st Queens Ball Awards at City Hall

The 61st annual Queens Ball Awards took place on Saturday, June 25 at Brisbane’s majestic City Hall. The Queens Ball, first held on Mount Tamborine in 1962, remains the longest-running continuous LGBTIQA+ event in the world. Record numbers attended the Ball with the largest turnout since the event’s dance party heyday in the late 80s …

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Montaigne to headline 61st annual Brisbane Queens Ball

Art pop singer-songwriter-musician Montaigne will headline the 61st annual Queens Ball at Brisbane City Hall on June 25. Entertainment has always been a strong focus of the world’s longest-running continuous queer event. 2022 promises the best line-up ever. Montaigne A 2012 Triple J Unearthed High School finalist with ‘Anyone But Me’, Montaigne then finished school …

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Brisbane Pride opens nominations for 2022 Queens Ball Awards

Brisbane Pride has opened nominations for the 2022 Queens Ball Awards in June. A date and a theme have now been set for the event. Members of the community are being asked to nominate their community legends for the 2022 awards. The 61st annual Queens Ball awards 2022 will mark the 61st year of the …

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A different Pride celebration: NAIDOC Week

Fresh from one month of visibility and celebration to another! We are now into NAIDOC Week which celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week is celebrated by all Australians. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We especially have some …

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2021 Queens Ball Awards: the winners on Brisbane’s big night

Brisbane’s LGBTIQ+ community gathered at the rainbow-illuminated Brisbane City Hall on Saturday night for the 60th annual Queens Ball. In addition to sensational entertainment, the Diamond Jubilee Extravaganza also included the 2021 Queens Ball Awards to honour individuals and groups for their community contributions. Click here to see all the photos from the 2021 Queens …

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Diamond Jubilee Queens Ball Awards: cast your vote now

Voting is open now for the Diamond Jubilee Queens Ball Awards presented by Brisbane Pride. The Queens Ball is the longest-running continuous LGBTIQ+ event in the world. In 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brisbane Pride hosted its first-ever virtual ceremony. However, on Saturday 19 June, the Ball returns to Brisbane City Hall for its …

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Voting is now open for the Queens Ball Virtual Awards 2020

Brisbane Pride has opened voting for this year’s 59th Annual Queens Ball Virtual Awards. The Queens Ball is the longest-running LGBTIQ event in the world. Next month, the event will move online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Brisbane Pride President Rebecca Johnson told the committee determined the event must still go ahead. “For 59 …

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Queens Ball Virtual Awards, Isolation Costume Ball & more

In the early days of Australia’s COVID-19 restrictions, QNews approached the Brisbane Pride Festival Committee about the possibility that it might prove impossible to hold a Queens Ball in 2020. The committee will now host the Queens Ball Virtual Awards on 27 June. The same day will also see Global Pride. Earlier, QNews will present …

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