Community Contacts

There are many agencies and organisations you can contact for more information, advice and/or assistance. We have included key organisations and agencies and links to local contacts so that you can look further into areas of interest.

  • Acceptance Sydney Opens in a new window Acceptance is a faith community supporting gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) Catholics, their family and friends.
  • ACON Opens in a new window A NSW based health promotion organisation specialising in HIV prevention, HIV support and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) health.
  • Black Rainbow is a national advocacy platform and touchpoint for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBQTI) peoples.
  • DAYENU Opens in a new window Based in Sydney, Dayenu exists to meet the needs of Jewish gays, lesbians, bi-sexuals, trans and intersex people as well as their friends, families, partners and other supporters. We provide outreach through education, information, resources, social activities and other events.
  • Gay & Lesbian Counselling Service of NSW (GLCS) Opens in a new window Twenty10 incorporating GLCS NSW is a community-based, non-profit, state-wide organisation, working with and supporting people of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities, their families and communities, providing short term counselling, information and support services.
  • Gay and Lesbian Immigration Task Force (GLITF NSW Inc.) Opens in a new window The primary aim of GLITF is to assist the foreign partners of Australian lesbians and gay men to migrate to Australia.
  • Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby (GLRL) Opens in a new window The GLRL advocates on behalf of lesbians and gay men. They provide referral and educative resources on gay and lesbian rights to the media, policy makers and the community.
  • Gay and Married Men's Association (GAMMA) Opens in a new window GAMMA is a peer support group for men who are or have been involved in a long-term heterosexual relationship, and who are coming to terms with their sexual attraction to other men. The group is run by men who have been through their own journey and provides a place where it is safe to discuss personal issues.
  • Inner City Legal Centre (ICLC) Opens in a new window The ICLC is a non profit community based legal centre. They work with and for socially and economically disadvantaged people in the inner city of Sydney and GLBTIQ people across NSW.
  • International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia Opens in a new window An international day that challenges  homophobia, transphobia and biphobia and celebrates diversity.
  • Intersex Human Rights Australia (IHRA)  Intersex Human Rights Australia Ltd is an independent support, education and policy development organisation, by and for people with intersex variations or traits.
  • It Gets Better Project Opens in a new window is a non profit organisation with a mission to uplift, empower and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth around the globe.
  • Mature Age Gays (MAGS)Opens in a new window A peer support, social and educational group targeting mature age men forty and up who have sex with men, regardless of how they choose to identify themselves.
  • Minus18 Australia’s youth driven network for LGBTIQ youth
  • National LGBTI Health Alliance Opens in a new window is a coalition of organisations and individuals from across Australia that work to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTI and gender diverse people.
  • Out for Australia Out for Australia is an organisation that seeks to support and mentor aspiring LGBTIQ professionals as they navigate their way through the early stages of their careers
  • Parents and Friends of Lesbians And Gays (PFLAG) Opens in a new window PFLAG is a non-profit voluntary organisation whose members have a common goal of keeping families together. PFLAG is here to give help, support and information to families, friends of all gay people.
  • Positive Life NSW works to promote a positive image of people living with and affected by HIV with the aim of eliminating prejudice, isolation, stigma and discrimination.
  • Qlife QLife is a counselling and referral service for LGBTI people. QLife provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to diverse people of all ages.
  • Queer Muslims in Australia (QMs) Opens in a new window QMs (Queer Muslims in Australia) is a yahoo group based in Australia for and by Muslims who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Questioning, Queer or/and Qurious (LGBTIQ) and wish to engage in a safe space online. QMs vision is of a progressive and supportive forum that allows for and celebrates our diversity.
  • Salaam Namaste Opens in a new window A social support group for gay, lesbian, transgender, transexual and queer people from the Indian sub-continent origins.
  • Sydney Star Observer Opens in a new window Sydney gay and lesbian free weekly newspaper.
  • The Australian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, Intersex and Queer Multicultural Council of Australia Opens in a new window This is a national council that seeks to highlight and address issues related to sexuality, gender identity and intersex status in multicultural communities in Australia.
  • The Drama Down Under Opens in a new window Sexual health information targeted for men.
  • The Gender Centre Opens in a new window is committed to educating the public and providers about the needs of people with gender issues. They offer a wide range of services to people with gender issues, their partners, families and friends in NSW and also act as an education, support, training and referral / resource centre to other organisations and service providers.
  • The HIV/AIDS Legal Centre (HALC) Opens in a new window HALC is a specialist community legal centre that provides free legal advice to people living with HIV/AIDS on related legal matters.
  • The Open Door Opens in a new window The Open Door is open for everyone, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or straight, where you are accepted and loved for who God has created you to be.
  • The Uniting Network Australia Opens in a new window Uniting Network Australia is the national network for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people, their families, friends and supporters within the Uniting Church in Australia.
  • TouchBase Opens in a new window Information, Support and Services for LGBTI Australians, including Mental and Sexual Health.
  • Transhub An online information and resource platform for all trans and gender diverse people in NSW
  • Trikone Australasia Opens in a new window A social support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer people of South Asian sub-continent origins.
  • Twenty10 Opens in a new window are a Sydney based community not-for-profit that supports and works (with young people, communities and families of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities.
  • Women Partners of Bisexual Men Service NSW Opens in a new window Counselling, groups and information for women whose male partners are attracted to men.