Sydney WorldPride 2023


Macquarie University proudly hosted a program of events during Sydney WorldPride 2023 to celebrate our vibrant and diverse LGBTQIA+ community.

Here is a snapshot of the Macquarie Sydney WorldPride events, including the 600m Pride Stride, Mardi Gras/WorldPride Fair Day stall, Drag Queen Trivia, Fair Day on campus, and the Pride and Professionals Lunch and Learn.




Staff and students come together on campus, hosting and visiting stalls for WorldPride.


Pride cupcakes: a colourful treat for attendees of the WorldPride stall day.


Drag Queen Trivia delivered the glam to Ubar.



Macquarie representatives at the Mardi Gras/WorldPride Fair Day in Victoria Park. 


Campus in colour: stairs on campus were permanently transformed with the colours of the LGBTQIA+ flags and Pride banners flew high over Wally’s Walk.


The Pride and Professionals Lunch and Learn session, a fantastic afternoon of networking and discovery in celebration of Sydney WorldPride 2023.


Macquarie’s Ally Network shows its unity and spirit on Wally’s Walk.

Ally Training at Macquarie

Ally Training at Macquarie is open to all staff at the University who are interested in creating an inclusive culture for the LGBTQIA+ community.

Anyone interested in attending Ally Training is asked to first complete Pride in Diversity’s LGBTQ Awareness Online Training. Once you have completed LGBTQ Awareness Online Training and Ally Training sessions you will be eligible to join the Macquarie Ally Network.

Both LGBTQ Awareness Online Training and Ally Training may be accessed on the staff development webpage.

All Macquarie staff are encouraged to complete Pride in Diversity’s Foundations of LGBTQ Inclusion, which provides foundational knowledge about LGBTQ awareness and inclusion. This self-paced eLearning module takes about 20 minutes to complete.





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