Queen’s Birthday Ball Awards – a night of celebration

Brisbane Pride FestivalWith the Brisbane Pride Rainbow Flag proudly flying, lots of community pride was on show at Brisbane City Hall on Saturday 7 June for the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Ball Awards. Not only was city hall decked out in rainbow lights on the façade of City Hall, for the first time, the event was officially welcomed by the Brisbane Lord Mayor, and attended by 12 sitting state and federal MP’s from the 3 major parties.

The 2015 Queen’s Birthday Ball Awards Winners:

Activist of the Year:
Stephen Page

Volunteer of the Year:
Sally Morris

Artist of the Year:
Joel Devereux

Performer of the Year:
Steven Oliver

Media Personality of the Year:
Benjamin Zabel

DJ of the Year:
DJ Arsee

Drag Performer of the Year:
Martini Ice

Regular Event of the Year:
Balls Out Bingo

Annual Event of the Year:
Big Gay Day

Adult Venue of the Year:
Number 29

Licensed Venue of the Year:
The Sportsman Hotel

Community Social Group of the Year:

Community Support Group of the Year:
Open Doors

Young Achievement Award:
Kai Clancy

Lifetime Achievement Award:
John Ebert

The Australian Pride Network congratulates all Award recipients and nominees. For more information, visit: www.brisbanepride.org.au for details.

Image: courtesy of Brisbane Pride Festival