A packed public gallery burst into applause as the NSW Government apologised to the 78ers.
The news comes a day before the NSW Government is due to make a formal apology during a parliamentary sitting.
The brave men and women who fought for LGBTI equality will receive an apology from the NSW government after a 40 year wait.
Sending a message of solidarity with the Australian LGBTI community is one of the reasons why Bill Shorten says he will march in this year’s Mardi Gras Parade.
Coogee MP adds voice to growing chorus of politicians seeking an official admission that policing at the 1978 march was heavy-handed and arrests unnecessary.
DESPITE the threat of wet weather the rain stayed away from yet another successful Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade as hundreds of thousands …
SOME call him the ‘Godfather of Mardi Gras’ and with friends and the great and good of the local LGBTI community in tow, Ron Austin …