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LOCAL ORGANISATIONS STEP IN TO SAVE PRIDE MARCH PARTY

in AUSTRALIA, 26/01/2014

The Pride March after party at St Kilda’s Catani Gardens in Melbourne has been saved thanks to an 11th-hour intervention by local tourism and business groups following a community outcry at its initial cancellation.

Pride March Victoria president Matt Renwick announced last week that after party wouldn’t be going ahead for financial reasons, with the organisation struggling to recover from a significant loss in 2012 when the event was washed out.

Following the cancellation, the St Kilda Tourism Association, along with the Fitzroy Street Business Association and the Port Phillip Council stepped in to offer financial and in-kind support to allow the party to go ahead at Catani Gardens.

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