2008 | Assistant Company Manager & Assistant Technical Manager | Melbourne
The 1st Asia Pacific Outgames was a multi-sport tournament, a human rights conference and cultural event that embraced the Asia Pacific’s gay and lesbian community and its friends. The successful event attracted over 1600 participants, involved thousands of spectators and was a highlight event of the Midsumma Festival and Pride March for the summer of 2008.
Sports tournaments at the 1st Asia Pacific Outgames included Badminton, Dancesport, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Rowing, Run, Squash, Swimming, Ten Pin Bowling, Tennis, Volleyball and Water Polo. The 1st Asia Pacific Outgames also presented Rainbow Conversations, a two day GLBTI human rights conference which featured the most remarkable and diverse group of activists, academics and community leaders ever gathered in Melbourne.