In January 2019 GALFA changed its name to Pride Foundation Australia to more accurately reflect our focus on all lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual and other (LGBTQIA+) communities.
This decision was carefully considered and was in response to repeated feedback in recent years that ‘Gay and Lesbian’ does not represent all LGBTQIA+ communities.
Our community is growing and diversifying rapidly, with emerging sexual, sex and gender identities. We noted other LGBTQIA+ organisations changed their name to reflect these changes, and it was time for us to do the same.
Pride Foundation Australia (PFA) is regulated by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), to which we report annually.
The Australian Taxation Office has endorsed PFA as a charity with income tax exemption (ITE) and deductible gift recipient status (DGR1), meaning gifts to Pride Foundation Australia (ABN: 85 116 997 427) are income-tax-deductible.