Bendigo Pride Week

Pride Week 2017 promises to be the biggest yet! With 16 events and something for everyone to enjoy! This year we’re celebrating 50 years of La Trobe, and with it, 50 years of LGBTIQ+ activism, culture, and success.

There’s opportunities to boost your resume with training, eat some free food, and generally have fun!

Events are open to the public unless otherwise stated.

Monday 1 May:

Tuesday 2 May:

  • Flag Raising Ceremony – 12.00pm, Infront of the SU
    Featuring: Starlady, Lisa Chesters MP, and Ashlyn McDonald
  • Market stalls, FREE FOOD, and No Dumb Questions Panel Discussion on the next 50 years of LGBTIQ and equity – 12.30pm, SU Floor
    Featuring: Starlady, Senator Janet Rice, and Dennis Altman
  • LGBTIQ+ Careers discussion – 2.00pm, SU Floor
    Featuring Rita Soares
  • The Innaugral Dennis Altman Lecture: Did Gay Liberation Succeed? – 6.00pm
    Visual Arts Centre, 121 View St, Bendigo
    Featuring: Dennis Altman
    Bookings are essential

    Wednesday 3 May

  • Bendigo Student Association free breakfast – 8.00am, SU Floor
  • LGBTIQ+ Inclusive practice training – 10.00am, BUS 227
    Featuring: Millee Rice
    Bookings are essential.
  • Bendigo Student Association free lunch – 12.00pm, SU Floor
  • Challenging Discrimination: Victorian Young Australian of the year Jason Ball meets with student leaders – 3.00pm, BSA Boardroom (above Food For Thought)
    No bookings needed
  • Challenging Discrimination: Victorian Young Australian of the year Jason Ball meets with students – 7.00pm, CLT
    Bookings Essential

    Thursday 4 May:

  • Ally training (La Trobe University Staff and Students only) – 10.00am, ARTS 310
    Featuring Shannon Kerrigan, and Lachlan Slade
    To book, please email us, or phone 54447223
  • Drinks on the Deck – 4.30pm, Kilmartin Court (SU decking)
  • Bold Thinking Lecture (live stream): Michael Kirby: Law, sexuality, and health – 5.30pm, ED 239
    Featuring Michael Kirby QC.
    Bookings essential
  • Pride Film Night – 8.30pm, ED 239
    Bookings essential

    Friday 5th of May:

  • LGBTIQ+ Inclusive practice training – 1.00pm, HHS2 327
    Featuring Millee Rice
    Bookings are essential
  • The official afterparty – 6.00pm, beginning at Grill’d, Cnr Bull St and Pall Mall (upstairs)
    Bookings are essential