The Gay Solidarity Group organised the 1979 and 1980 Mardi Gras Parades.

The party was a novel add on for the parade in 1980. Philip King tells how it happened.



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060723 PJK


King, Philip


Date of interview23 July 2006


Access: No special conditions


Philip talks about: Barry Power; Lance Gowland; Gay Solidarity; Flinders Hotel; Albury Hotel; Beresford Hotel; Capriccios; Dolphins Motor Club; Pollys; Paddington Town Hall; Mardi Gras; Brian McGahen; Barry Cecchini; Michael Glynn; Sydney Star; John Marsden; Sydney Showground; Val Williams


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