Creating Community in Melbourne's West

Since the 1970s the LGBTIQA+ community have been searching for and eventually creating a home in Melbourne’s inner-west.
From Gay-Skate in Footscray to the infamous Sunshine ‘Gay’ Girl article, this exhibition tells the story of the communities’ journey for recognition and understanding from the 1970s until today.
Hobsons Bay Libraries is proud to present this unique exhibition, a celebration of LGBTIQA+ culture, history, evolution, and its ongoing connection with the western suburbs, in partnership with the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives.

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Exhibition 8 Jan-24 Feb | Sun 2-5pm | Mon-Thu 9:30am-8pm | Fri 9:30am-6pm | Sat 10am-1pm


Williamstown Library

104 Ferguson St, Williamstown

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Williamstown line to North Williamstown


415, 472 to Melbourne Rd/Ferguson St

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