First Mardi Gras has received a $6,000 grant from the City of Sydney Council to stage 40 Years of Queer Art: Rebellion and Subversion. The Exhibition will run for two weeks during the 2018 40th Anniversary Mardi Gras Festival. See 40th Anniversary on this website for more details.
A Yes rally will be held at Parramatta on October 29 at 11.30am outside of the Parramatta Town Hall. It will then march to the annual Pride Picnic on the Parramatta River Foreshore.
Together with Community Action Against Homophobia, 78ers today led the largest GLBTIQ march in Australian history. 78ers were acknowledged by speakers at the rally held in Sydney Town Hall Square before leading the march to Circular Quay. The number of participants attending the rally and march was estimated at 30,000. Participants were still leaving Town Hall Square after the march leaders had arrived at the Quay.