NSW Police Force apologises to the ‘78ers

In 2016, a formal apology was delivered to the ‘78ers’ by former Corporate Sponsor for Sexuality, Gender Diversity and Intersex, Deputy Commissioner Tony Crandell.

The apology acknowledged the pain and hurt caused by police actions during the first Mardi Gras in 1978.

Read the apology here (PDF)

78ers apology

Former Corporate Sponsor for Gender, Sexuality diversity and Intersex Assistant Commissioner Gelina Talbot took as walk down Sydney's Oxford Street with ‘78er Peter Murphy to chat about the importance of Mardi Gras and the role police can play today.