Myer has signed a three year deal as the exclusive fashion and retail partner and major sponsor of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

Myer CEO Richard Umbers and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras CEO Terese Casu announced the partnership today in Myer’s Sydney City Store, alongside Australian designer and marriage equality advocate, Jayson Brunsdon, and local Mardi Gras performers and dancers.

As the fashion and retail partner of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, Myer will stand together with leading Australian businesses to showcase their commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and broader community.

Richard Umbers, Myer Chief Executive Officer, said:

“Myer is delighted to announce our partnership as the major sponsor, and fashion and retail partner of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. This partnership is about being a positive voice for diversity and inclusion, and reflects the views of many of our team members who work across the business.”

Terese Casu, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras CEO, said:

“We are delighted to have Myer as the exclusive fashion and retail partner of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. This Festival we celebrate all the amazing activists and leaders who have fought tirelessly for our rights over the last four decades. We also invite and welcome our new friends, such as Myer, to join the festivities to celebrate 40 years of fabulousness.”