The second ALSO Awards, celebrating the ALSO Foundation’s 30th birthday, was certainly an affair to remember.

There are many unsung heroes in the community and last night’s Awards was an occasion to celebrate those who often put in long hours for the community without much recognition.

Most Outstanding Business or Organisation: JOY94.9

Most Popular One Nighter or Alternative Venue: Pinkalicious

Best Overall Community Reporting by a Media Outlet: JOY94.9

Most Outstanding Community Campaign or Initiative: Equal Love

Most Outstanding Costumier: Polly Filla

Most Outstanding Contribution to GLBTIQ Sport: Dr Caroline Symons and Rob Mitchell.

Most Outstanding Volunteer: Ali Hogg

Most Popular DJ: DJ Miss Eleni

Most Popular Artist, Group or Entertainer: Luke Gallagher

Most Popular Live Show or Performance: All Dragged Up and noWHERE to Show

Most Significant Activist of the Year: Sally Goldner

GLHV Award for Outstanding Health Initiative: Well Proud GLBTI Health Ministerial Advisory Committee

GLHV Award for Health Hero: Sue Hackney

Most Outstanding Queer Media Report: The Hungry Beast “Gay Conversion”, ABC TV

Youth Achievement Award: Jordan Boulter

Most Significant Straight Supporter: Sgt Scott Davis

Most Popular Drag King Performer: Rocco D’Amore

Most Popular Drag Queen Performer: Dulcie Du Jour

Most Popular Venue: Greyhound Hotel

Most Outstanding Community Event: Midsumma Festival

Most Outstanding Artist or Group of the Year: Yana Alana and the Paranas

Posthumous Community Recognition Award: Vivien St James

Hall of Fame: Noel Tovey

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