Pride Month: ‘Printed Protest: Graphic Activism from the Australian Queer Archives’, presented by Australian Queer Archives and Victorian Pride Centre

Victorian Pride Centre , Australia

This exhibition highlights posters, banners and placards across the decades that have focused on campaigns of social and political change for LGBTIQ+ communities. From the early days of Gay Liberation to Law Reform, the AIDS crisis and response, Marriage Equality and Trans visibility/rights. Printed Protest showcases the creativity and determination of LGBTIQ+ communities through the […]

Coming Out! Celebrating 50 Years of Gay Liberation: Then & Now Symposium

Victorian Pride Centre , Australia

A day of guest speakers, panel discussions, screenings and re-connection to acknowledge 50 years since the beginnings of Gay Liberation in Melbourne – hear from those on the streets in 1972 through to today’s generation on activism and the impact of Gay Lib now. Presented by the  Australian Queer Archives. 10am-10.30am Introduction overview Graham Willett […]

Free entry

Midsumma 2023 at VPC – Archive Armour

Victorian Pride Centre , Australia

Join hosts from the Australian Queer Archives and Transgender Victoria and special guest ‘accidental archivist’ and trans icon, Julie Peters, on a creative and interactive journey through queer and trans histories and community archives. “The ability to see yourself in the past is essential to forming a sense of belonging in the world,” Archie Barry […]

$5 – $10

Life and Death in the Sauna

Victorian Pride Centre , Australia

To mark the publication of Death in the Sauna, Hares and Hyenas and the Australian Queer Archives are hosting a chat between Andrea Goldsmith & Dennis Altman and a panel discussion with Shane Gardner, Warren Tse, Josh McKenzie from Wet on Wellington. 'Imagine Agatha Christie parachuting into the heady world of gay saunas and HIV […]


Book launch – Transgender Australia: A History since 1910

Victorian Pride Centre , Australia

Celebrate the launch of 'Transgender Australia: A History since 1910'. The launch will feature Victorian trans activists, past and present. Come celebrate the launch of the first book to showcase over a century of Australia’s trans history. Drawing on over 100 oral history interviews and extensive archival research, Noah Riseman’s book explores the changing social, […]


AQuA Open Day

Victorian Pride Centre , Australia

Step into queer history and explore the rich collection of LGBTQIA+ stories at the Australian Queer Archives Open Day! From photographs to publications, ephemera to oral histories, there's something for everyone to explore the stories that have shaped our community's journey Engage with passionate AQuA members who are dedicated to preserving and sharing our collective  […]