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Kick off PrideFEST with Fairday at Birdwood Square this Saturday

Kick off PrideFEST with Fairday at Birdwood Square this Saturday

PrideFEST is once again upon us, and Pride WA is kicking off the season with the much-beloved Fairday in Perth’s Birdwood Square. This year’s County Fair themed celebrations will be taking over the park all afternoon with entertainment, food & drink, music, community stalls and good times in the sunshine. Of course the fabulous Dog […]

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PrideFEST kicks off this weekend with opening party and Fairday

PrideFEST kicks off this weekend with opening party and Fairday

PrideFEST is almost upon us, with celebrations getting started this weekend with a launch party at Connections Nightclub. Get down to Connies from 6pm and get into the season with tunes from our girl Cinnamon, Casual Connection and Hello Sailor. BarbieQ and Ginava will be putting on a show with a little help from Melbourne’s […]

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Australia Post declares it has no position on marriage equality

Australia Post declares it has no position on marriage equality

Australia Post has declared his holds no position on the issue of marriage equality. The government owned business was forced to make the declaration after concern was raised about an internal email that offered staff the opportunity to take part in Brisbane’s annual Pride March. The Australian has reported that staff who are part of […]

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2017’s Pridefest will be a month of celebration beginning in October

2017’s Pridefest will be a month of celebration beginning in October

Pride WA have just posted the dates for the 2017 Pridefest to their website. The new committee of management have asked people to lock in Friday 27th October to Saturday 25th of November for a four week long celebration of queer culture. No information has been released yet regarding the date for the Pride Parade in […]

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Pride WA announces new committee of management

Pride WA, the Premier LGBTIQ Arts and Culture Organisation in Western Australia, has announced a number of new members to its committee of management. Following several long-serving committee members standing down at the end of their terms, six new faces have joined the management team. Jeremy Wray, Tania Giorgetta, Roscoe Holyoake, Frances Burgess, Michael Della Maddalena, […]

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Pride WA confirms Fairday won’t be on this February

Pride WA confirms Fairday won’t be on this February

  Pride President Andrew Barker has confirmed that Pride’s major event Fairday will not be proceeding in February, but has assured concerned community members that the organisation remains committed to holding the event sometime in the future. “Unfortunately, well, the committee has decided that Fairday will not be held in February this year.” Barker told RTRFM’s […]

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Pride WA announce review of Fairday celebrations

Pride WA announce review of Fairday celebrations

Pride WA have released a statement on the future of Fairday following a community forum in September to discuss future timing and cost structure of the event to ensure sustainability. At the community meeting Pride WA revealed that the 2016 event had run at a substantial loss of around $20,000. The committee’s representatives told the […]

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Fairday Heats Up

Fairday Heats Up

Thousands of people have ignored Perth’s sweltering heat and head down to Pride WA’s annual Fairday celebration in Hyde Park. The main stage as seen entertainment from a range of singers, drag performers and DJs, not to mention the legendary dog show! The forecast had predict the start of Perth’s week long heat wave and […]

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Get ready for the periodic survey at Fairday

Get ready for the periodic survey at Fairday

The Gay Community Periodic Survey is upon us!  Since 1996 tens of thousands of gay and bisexual men across Australia have been asked to cough up the most intimate and personal details about their sex lives.  And every two years, hundreds of Perth guys put pen to paper and do just that. But why would […]

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