National Library of Australia

 Summer Opening Hours:

Our opening hours will be changing between Tuesday 24 December 2019 and Wednesday 1 January 2020.

All reading rooms will be closed from Christmas Day, reopening on 2 January. But you’ll still be able to visit our Exhibition Galleries, our children’s holiday space, WordPlay, and Bookshop from 9am-5pm (except on Christmas Day).Bookplate café will also be open during this period, but with varied hours.

Be sure to check our Summer Opening Hours before you visit: https://www.nla.gov.au/visit-us/opening-hours

<< Previous record  /  Next record >>
Record 17 of 139
You must be logged in to Tag Records
Michael Rolik interviewed by James Waites in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 6153329
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Rolik, Michael, 1966-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description between 2012 and 2013 
3 sound files (ca. 165 min.) 
Series

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras oral history project.

Summary

Michael Rolik, CEO of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (MGras), talks about his upbringing; Sydney; his experiences on the board of MGras; his time in London, UK; Asian Games; the MGras 2011 Annual General Meeting (AGM); cultivating volunteer talent; renaming of the company and festival; government support and corporate partners - diversity policies; current focus of change and rebuilding; the Global Financial Crisis era; media partnership; strategic planning, efficiencies and logistical problems; future directions; fund raisings; application to Registration of Cultural Organisations (ROCO); a need for a community workshop to enhance Parade; brand image - home and abroad; inclusion of women; connections with Asia; his thoughts on the next three years as CEO.

Notes

Recorded on 15 October and 1 November 2012 and 16 January 2013 in Sydney, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (8 p.) 
Subjects Rolik, Michael, 1966- -- Interviews.  |  Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras -- Professional staff -- Interviews.  |  Executives -- New South Wales -- Interviews.  |  Festivals -- New South Wales -- Sydney.  |  Parades -- New South Wales -- Sydney.
Occupation Executives.
Other authors/contributors Waites, James, 1955-2014, Interviewer

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    ORAL TRC 6280/11
    Copy: Recording
    Special Collections Reading Room
    ORAL TRC 6280/11 (summary)
    Copy: Summary
    Special Collections Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.