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Design Competition Winners Announced

EMBARGOED until 6am, Sunday, 28 January 2018 Download official Media Release and images of the winning design Australia’s first Pride Centre is a step closer with the announcement of St Kilda-based firms Grant Amon Architects and Brearley Architects and Urbanists as the winners of the Pride Centre design competition. Jude Munro AO, Chair of the Victorian…

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Information evening with the St Kilda Community

On the evening of November 21st, we had a great information evening with the St Kilda community. Over 90 members of the community congregated at the St Kilda Bowls Club to discuss the evolution of the Victorian Pride Centre and the rejuvenation we will bring to the local community along Fitzroy Street. We had the…

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Pride Centre design finalists announced

Media release for immediate release (pdf version can be found here) Four of Australia’s top design practices have been shortlisted to enter the second and final stage of the Victorian Pride Centre Design Competition. The four shortlisted practices are Grant Amon Architects and Brearley Architects + Urbanists; BKK & Sibling Architecture; Hayball; and Preston Lane…

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Victorian Pride Centre welcomes Port Phillip’s marriage equality support

The Victorian Pride Centre today welcomed the City of Port Phillip’s latest efforts to support marriage equality. This week, City of Port Phillip Council unanimously decided to light up the Town Hall in rainbow colours and to urge state and federal MPs to make marriage equality a reality. It will also investigate painting four pedestrian…

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Victorian Pride Centre updates logo

The Victorian Pride Centre logo has been updated with two new stripes — brown and black — as a mark of respect for diversity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTI people and the LGBTI majority, which is not Anglo-Saxon. At its last meeting, the board noted the More Colour More Pride campaign,…

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Victorian Pride Centre to help Isolated and Rural LGBTI Young People

The Victorian Andrews Government has announced a grant of $100,000 to the Victorian Pride Centre to support young people in rural and isolated Victoria. “Our newly established website (https://pridecentre.org.au) is now going to be able to feature a virtual platform of mental health resources and information for socially or geographically isolated young LGBTI people,” said…

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$15 million for the Victorian Pride Centre – Business Case Approved

The Victorian Pride Centre has today been notified that the State Government has approved the business case for the Victorian Pride Centre. “This $15 million grant is the single most significant contribution that has been made by any level of government in Australia to the LGBTI community”, stated Victorian Pride Centre board chair, Jude Munro AO. “The approval…

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Location of the Pride Centre Announced

Today Minister Martin Foley, Minister for Equality, announced Fitzroy Street St Kilda as the site that the Victorian Pride Centre Board has selected to be the place that will become the home for the Victorian LGBTI community. Jude Munro AO, Victorian Pride Centre Board chair, thanked the three Councils, the City of Port Phillip, the…

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