Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives Inc, Melbourne

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Forme autorisée du nom

Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives Inc, Melbourne

forme(s) parallèle(s) du nom

Autre(s) forme(s) du nom


  • Community
  • National

Zone du contact


Committee of Management



Adresse physique

Level 5/615 St Kilda Road, Melbourne Postal address: PO Box 124, Parkville 3052





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Zone de description


The Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives was established in 1978 at the Fourth National Homosexual Conference.

Contexte géographique et culturel

The Archives' focus is Australia, however, we hold significant international holdings, in particular from the United States of America, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Indonesia.

Textes de référence

Structure administrative

The Archives is a volunteer-run community-based incorporated association, managed by a Committee.

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

The Archives collects and preserves material documenting the lives of Australian lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, brotherboy and sister girl people. The collection focuses on Australasia but has notable international holdings.



The Archives' holdings extend over 500 shelf metres, and include over 250 archival collections. In addition to archival collections, the Archives also maintains extensive collections of periodicals, photographs, books, posters, oral history and audio recordings, ephemera, newspaper clippings, audio-visual, artwork, badges, t-shirts and miscellaneous textiles, costumes, banners and objects.

Further information on holdings is provided on the Archives' website (, and the following websites:

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

Selected finding aids, research guides and indexes are available onsite at the Archives.

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

Open by appointment Tuesdays 10am-5pm and selected evenings.

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Access is by appointment only.


Our reading room is wheelchair accessible by lift.

Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

Reference and limited research support provided to interstate researchers or those who are unable to access our collections onsite.

Services de reproduction

Reproduction and digitisation services are available for a fee.

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Zone du contrôle

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Règles et/ou conventions utilisées


Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

Revised 20 March 2018




Notes de maintenance


Points d'accès

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Contact principal

Level 5/615 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Postal address:
PO Box 124, Parkville 3052
Melbourne, Victoria 3004