See you at Midsumma 2024

14 December 2023

AQuA is closed for the holidays and will re-open on Monday 29 January. We wish a safe and refreshing holiday to all our friends and supporters.

Midsumma Carnival: Drop by, say hi, and find out more about we do at our Carnival stall on 21 January at the Alexandra Gardens.

We are running three events during Midsumma Festival and PHOTO 2024: Queer PHOTO. More details and booking links are on our Events page.

  • Saturday 3 February, 2pm–4pm Finding and Making Home in Histories – An afternoon at AQuA
  • Sunday 17 March, 11am–12pm Queer PHOTO Talk: Our History in the West – A photo tour of Melbourne’s west throughout the 70s and 80s
  • Sunday 17 March, 1pm–2:30pm Queer PHOTO Workshop: How to Preserve Your Queer History – A hands-on archiving workshop

Thanks to all our friends for your ongoing support of the Archives.

Group sitting on Santa's lap at the Gayskate Christmas Party, Footscray, c1982
Group sitting on Santa’s lap at the Gayskate Christmas Party, Footscray, c1982, Gayskate (Dennis Muir and Richard Walters) Collection