GALTA and APN reach out to LGBTIQ+ Pride and Community groups

APN Rainbow FlagGALTA (Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia) in association with the Australian Pride Network has embarked on a national program to expand its listings of destinations and information about local community groups and events.

In these unprecedented times, both organisations acknowledge that many sectors have been significantly impacted due to restrictions in place on mass gatherings due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

“There are many destinations throughout Australia that are now conducting their own Pride and community events who would benefit from joining GALTA and be able to promote their activities through our extensive newsletter database and social media channels, said GALTA President, Louise Terry.

In this new initiative GALTA will invite Not-for-Profit Pride and Community groups within Australia to join the Association FREE for an initial period of 6 months or up until the end of December 2020. To join, visit: www.visitgayaustralia.com.au/signup – click the green icon – register and complete the membership form – enter the promo code: COMMUNITY – to access your free listing!

The Australian Pride Network has for a number of years, maintained a comprehensive Festival & Event list on its website and is in the process of updating these details. In addition, APN is inviting Not-for-Profit organisations to be listed on its new Community Groups list. To update or add a Festival & Event Listing, click here! To add a Community Group, click here!

About Gay & Lesbian Tourism Australia (GALTA):
Gay & Lesbian Tourism Australia (GALTA) is a national network of tourism professionals that has been in existence for almost 30 years and our key aim is to support members in delivering exceptional and memorable holiday experiences for LGBT+ travellers holidaying in Australia and nearby regions. GALTA is proud to be the lead LGBT+ tourism membership organisation in Australia, with over 200 members who come from a diverse range of sectors including accommodation providers, tour operators, restaurants, retail businesses and health and wellbeing. For more information, visit: www.visitgayaustralia.com.au for details.

About the Australian Pride Network:
The Australian Pride Network exists to promote Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride on a national level, encouraging diverse communities in Australia to hold and attend pride events, whilst increasing promotional and networking opportunities among Australian pride organisations through information sharing, collaboration and outreach. For more information, visit: www.australianpridenetwork.com.au for details.

Long time GALTA associate Rohan Shearn from the Australian Pride Network will be coordinating this program. For more information, email: rohan@galta.com.au for details.

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