Cultural and creative life

In pictures: Pride March across the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The iconic landmark saw 50,000 people turn out in their brightest colours.

  • 50,000 smiles

    Attendees marched across the iconic landmark in a powerful international statement: we are here, we are united and we will be relentless in our demand for equality not only in Australia, but for all LGBTIQA+ people around the world.

    Credit: Abril Felman/City of Sydney
  • Celebrating the wins

    The march also marked the 45th anniversary of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, the 50th anniversary of the first Australian Gay Pride Week, and the 5th anniversary of marriage equality in Australia.

    Credit: Abril Felman/City of Sydney
  • Set off from North Sydney

    Starting from 7am, LGBTIQA+ communities and allies arrived at North Sydney station and walked down towards the bridge. The march went up the Cahill Expressway and ended at The Domain, where the Sydney WorldPride closing ceremony was held later that evening.

    Credit: Abril Felman/City of Sydney
  • A march for all

    Participants in Pride March were chosen by a free ballot. Among the marchers were Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in his South Sydney Rabbitohs jersey, Foreign Minister Penny Wong, Lord Mayor of Sydney Clover Moore and NSW Independent MP Alex Greenwich.

    Credit: Abril Felman/City of Sydney
  • Wearing your pride

    Hundreds carried different pride flags. Among them were the standards for transgender, lesbian and pansexual communities as well as the Progress Pride flag.

    Credit: Abril Felman/City of Sydney
  • Sydney WorldPride has wrapped with a show.

    The celebration was a huge success. More than 300 events over 2 weeks spread a message of love and pride throughout Sydney. Washington DC will host the next WorldPride in 2025.

    Credit: Abril Felman/City of Sydney