Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives Inc, Melbourne

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Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives Inc, Melbourne

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  • Community
  • National

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Committee of Management




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





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Área de descrição


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

Contexto cultural e geográfico

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.

Mandatos/Fontes de autoridade

Estrutura administrativa

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

Políticas de captura e gestão de documentos

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.


Acervos documentais

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:

Instrumentos de pesquisa, guias e publicações

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

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Horário de funcionamento

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

Condição de acesso e uso

Access is by appointment only.


Our reading room is wheelchair accessible by lift.

Área de serviços

Serviços de pesquisa

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

Serviços de reprodução

Reproduction and digitisation services are available for a fee.

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Datas de criação, revisão ou eliminação

Revised 20 March 2018

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Pontos de acesso

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Thematic area)
  • Agricultura (Thematic area)
  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Communication (Thematic area)
  • Defence (Thematic area)
  • Educação (Thematic area)
  • Ambiente (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Geography (Thematic area)
  • Immigration (Thematic area)
  • Indigenous (Thematic area)
  • Industry, Manufacturing and Commerce (Thematic area)
  • Labour (Thematic area)
  • Idioma (Thematic area)
  • Law and Justice (Thematic area)
  • Media (Thematic area)
  • Medicine and Health (Thematic area)
  • Politics and Government (Thematic area)
  • Passatempos / Lazer / Desportos (Thematic area)
  • Religião (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
  • Travel and Exploration (Thematic area)
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Contacto principal

Level 5/615 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

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