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Pride WA announce new committee for 2019

Pride WA announce new committee for 2019

Pride WA have announced their committee of management following their recent Annual General Meeting where two new committee members were elected. Ross Grayson-Bell and Paul McAllister join eight existing committee members who run the organisation behind the popular annual Pride festival. Long standing committee member Frances Burgess is the new President of Pride, while former […]

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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 2018 launches theme of ‘Together’

Pridefest 2018 launches theme of ‘Together’

Pride WA have launched the 2018 PrideFEST outlining new events and changes to the annual festival. The 2018 festival will embrace the theme ‘Together’. Speaking at a VIP Launch function at the State Theatre Centre on Monday night, Pride WA President Jeremy Wray shared his excitement about the upcoming festival saying he was confidence it […]

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Together: Pride WA reveal 2018 PrideFEST theme

Pride WA have announced the theme of the 2018 celebrations, and are calling for applications for those who wish to host an event at this year’s festival. In 2018, ‘Together’ will be the over-arching message of the month-long celebrations, culminating in the fabulous annual parade on Saturday November 24th. Each year, the festival’s theme serves […]

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Pride WA reveal new committee and PrideFEST dates

Pride WA reveal new committee and PrideFEST dates

A new committee has been elected at Pride WA and the team has quickly gotten to work organising the annual PrideFEST. Michael Della Maddalena, Leslie Fisher, Matthew Marino, Hugh O’Keffe, Anja Ravine and Andrew Skinner are the new faces on the committee. Pride WA is now led by Jeremy Wray who served as Vice President […]

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Northbridge was at its most fabulous for Saturday’s Pride Parade

Northbridge was at its most fabulous for Saturday’s Pride Parade

Pride WA’s biggest ever procession through the streets of Northbridge lit up a new route over the weekend, celebrating the west coast’s LGBTIQ+ community. 84 fabulous floats moved up Beaufort, Francis, Lake, James and William streets on Saturday evening, as thousands of onlookers and supporters cheered and applauded. This year was full of firsts, not […]

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Events company says it did not make the decision to ban refugee group

Events company says it did not make the decision to ban refugee group

ESP, the events company contracted to deliver the Pride Festival have distanced themselves from today’s controversy surrounding the decision to ban an refugee rights advocacy group from the Pride Parade. This morning it came to light that the Refugee Action Network’s ‘Rainbows for Refugees’ entry in the parade had been rejected at the last minute. […]

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Pride WA reverse decision banning refugee group from parade

Pride WA reverse decision banning refugee group from parade

Pride WA have reversed their decision to ban advocacy group Refugee Rights Action Network from presenting their Rainbows for Refugees entry in tonight’s Pride Parade. A spokeperson told OUTinPerth that the organisation had considered the issue and reversed its decision. Pride WA was hit with an onslaught of criticism this morning after they confirmed that […]

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Refugee advocacy group banned from Pride Parade

Refugee advocacy group banned from Pride Parade

Update 25-11-17 11:49 : A spokesman for Pride WA has told OUTinPerth they have reversed their decision banning Rainbows for Refugees from participating in the Pride Parade. Update 25-11-17 13:34: Events company ESP have clarified that the decision to ban the Refuge Rights Action Network’s entry ‘Rainbows for Refugees’ from the Pride Parade was made […]

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Mark McGowan to be first WA Premier to march in Pride Parade

Mark McGowan to be first WA Premier to march in Pride Parade

Premier Mark McGowan will take the title of first WA Premier to march in the Pride Parade when he takes to the streets this year. McGowan also joined in the celebrations as Opposition Leader, marching with Rainbow Labor WA last year. The Premier says he is honoured to walk in unity with the LGBTIQ community. […]

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