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The 2019 Ballarat Frolic Festival runs from November 7 to 13

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Equality Roadshow coming to Central Victoria tomorrow

We’re super excited to be attending the Central Victoria session of the Equality Roadshow tomorrow with Gender and Sexuality Commissioner Ro Allen, local LGBTI+ organisations, and other key stakeholders in the community. We’ll be meeting in Daylesford and presenting about Ballarat Frolic Festival. We’ll be talking about the impact we have on creating a more…

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A Trans and Gender Diverse Centre for Ballarat!

The Victorian Andrews Labor Government will support the needs of trans and gender diverse people by opening two new dedicated multidisciplinary health clinics – and one of them is in Ballarat!!! 😯🏳️‍🌈😃 We’re super proud that Ballarat has been chosen. These two clinics for trans and gender diverse people will be focused on boosting access…


Lesbian Visibility Day 2019!

Did you know today is Lesbian Visibility Day? How awesome is that?! 🏳️‍🌈 Our community is diverse and it’s great to celebrate every part of it! 🏳️‍🌈


ChillOut 2019 Wrap Up!

We had such a great time at ChillOut Festival! Thanks so much to all the Frolic volunteers who helped make it such a fun experience. From those making costumes, our photographer Lynden, all the volunteers and Frolic Drag Queens who marched with us, and the legends that continued on to the carnival! And check out…


ChillOut 2019 Craft Day!

Our Frolic Festival volunteers got together last Saturday for a craft day. We’re marching in the ChillOut 2019 Festival parade this Sunday & can’t wait. This mask is a tiny teaser of what you can expect. PS. We have some spare masks if you’d like to march with us! #ballarat #frolicfest #chillout #daylesford #lgbti


Want to volunteer with Frolic?

Do you want to volunteer with Frolic? Maybe you made a new year’s resolution to try new things? Maybe you’ve sat on the sidelines & thought about putting your hand up? Well now is the time to speak up! If you’re interested send us a message – we can talk about what you’re keen on…