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About the Centre
The Victorian Pride Centre will celebrate Victoria’s diverse LGBTIQ+ community, paving new directions for its future and honouring its brave, and at times, difficult past. It will provide an uplifting expression of welcome, engagement and belonging.
Housing major and important LGBTIQ+ resident organisations, while also providing flexible and multi-use spaces, a health service, training room, meeting rooms, a reflection room, café/bar, theatrette and gallery for use by smaller groups.
This space will also serve as a hub for LGBTIQ+ groups and organisations to share ideas and resources and to further their work in supporting equality, diversity and inclusion across the state.
We have an amazing team working hard behind the scenes to make The Victorian Pride Centre a reality – Meet our people
The building is due to open early 2021.
The project is now truly underway, and Port Phillip Council is delighted the innovative vision of two talented St Kilda architects will take pride of place on this iconic street as a locally loved landmark and visitor drawcard.
Cr Bernadene Voss (City of Port Phillip Mayor)
Funding and acknowledgements
The Victorian Pride Centre will be part funded by the State Government who in 2016 contributed $15 million to the construction of the facility to showcase LGBTIQ+ art and history as well as bringing together advisory, health and support services.
The Pride Centre is also fortunate and extremely thankful to have the support of the City of Port Phillip. The City of Port Phillip have gifted the community the land on which the Pride Centre will stand at a value of $13Million.
We also need your support, please click here to see how you can help to shape the future for LGBTIQ+ people in Victoria.
“With the recent outcome from the marriage equality vote and accompanying legislation, this building will serve as a legacy to the historical change that occurred in Australia last year.”
Jude Munro AO, Board Chair