Righting the wrong – Victoria

On 24 May 2016, the Victorian Government will make a formal State apology in Parliament to those convicted under unjust and prejudiced laws against homosexual acts prior to decriminalisation in 1981. The apology will be made to those who were directly affected by the...

Crystal Johnson

We would like to acknowledge Crystal Johnson, sister girl and educator from Tiwi Island. This gorgeous photo is part of a story by SBS and you can click here to read the story and watch a video made by SBS.

Jack Charles

We also pay tribute to Jack Charles. In 2015 Jack was named the Victorian Senior of the year. That same year Jack was refused a taxi – because he is an indigenous man. Earlier this year he was refused a taxi again. We have a long way to go before we are an...

Acknowledgement – Noel Tovey

We would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the land. Particularly our aboriginal LGBTI elders. We would particularly like to pay tribute to Noel Tovey AM who has given so much of himself to change attitudes, policies and the law. We salute you Noel


Alice’s Garage is a national project empowering LGBTI elders and promoting healthy LGBTI ageing in Australia. The project pays homage to Ms Alice Anderson (pictured), who set up a Motor Service in 1920s Melbourne. Miss Anderson’s Motor Service had all...