- Bullying Prevention
- Cultural Diversity
- Gender Equality
- Open Fora
- Sexuality and Gender Diversity
- E&D Working Parties
Here are some agencies and organisations you can contact for more information, advice and/or assistance. We have included national peak bodies, complaints bodies and key government agencies plus links to finding your local contacts.
- Counselling and Support
- Health and Wellbeing
- Culturally and linguistically diverse communities (CALD)
- ACON (Opens in a new window)
ACON is a health promotion organisation based in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities with a central focus on HIV/AIDS. They provide HIV prevention, health promotion, advocacy, care and support services to members of those communities including Indigenous people, injecting drug users, sex workers and all people living with HIV/AIDS.
- Freedom Centre (opens in a new window)
Freedom Centre is for young people under 26 to support each other and their communities to be informed, happy and healthy about their sexuality, sex and gender.
- IDAHOT (Opens in a new window) (International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia)
IDAHOT challenge homophobia and transphobia and to celebrate diversity. Anyone can get involved and any action, big or small, makes a difference.
- It Gets Better Project (opens in a new window)
The It Gets Better Project's mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.
- Not So Straight (Opens in a new window)
This website contains plenty of info for everyone, whether your heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or just asking questions your sure to find something interesting. Not So Straight is a website specifically built to help young people find information and support about sex and sexuality.
- Organisation Intersex International Australia (opens in a new window)
Advocacy and Information for intersex people
- The Gender Centre (Opens in a new window)
The Gender Centre 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.
- beyondblue (Opens in a new window)
beyondblue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
- 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.
- 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.
- Lesbian Line (Opens in a new window)
Telephone counselling, information and referral for women on sexuality and other life issues. Staffed by female counsellors.
- Lifeline (Opens in a new window)
Lifeline operates a telephone counselling service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This service is not GLBT specific.
- 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.
- Parents and Friends of Lesbians And Gays (PFLAG) (Opens in a new window)
PFLAG are the parents and friends of gay and lesbian people.
- PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) (Opens in a new window)
If you think you've been exposed to HIV, PEP may prevent you becoming infected – if you act quickly. 24 hour Hotline: 1800 737 669
- Reach Out (Opens in a new window)
A site specifically dedicated to helping youth all over Australia come to terms with all sorts of issues they may have.
- Relationships Australia (Opens in a new window)
Information, advice and referral for relationship issues.
- SANE Australia (Opens in a new window)
National charity helping all Australians affected by mental illness lead a better life – through campaigning, education and research.
- Suicide Prevention Australia (Opens in a new window)
National Advocate for suicide and self-harm the prevention and intervention.
- Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) National (Opens in a new window)
The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is an interpreting service provided by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
- Twenty10 (Opens in a new window)
Twenty10 are a 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.
- Family Planning NSW Health (FPA) (Opens in a new window)
FPA provide reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.
- National LGBTI Health Alliance (Opens in a new window)
The National LGBTI Health Alliance is a coalition of organisations and individuals from across Australia that work to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTI and gender diverse people.
- NSW Sexual Health Clinics (Opens in a new window)
For sexual health information and advice or to find your closest appropriate sexual health service.
- TouchBase (Opens in a new window)
Information, Support and Services for LGBTI Australians, including Mental and Sexual Health.
- The Drama Down Under (Opens in a new window)
Sexual health information targeted for men.
- Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby (GLRL) (Opens in a new window)
The GLRL advocates on behalf of the 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 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.
- 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.
- Legal Aid NSW (Opens in a new window)
Legal Aid NSW are a state-wide organisation providing legal services to socially and economically disadvantaged people across NSW. They deliver legal services in most areas of criminal, family and civil law.
- 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.
- Women's Legal Services (Opens in a new window)
Women's Legal Services NSW provides a free service for all women in the community, particularly for those who are socially and economically disadvantaged.
- DNA Magazine (Opens in a new window)
Australia's best-selling magazine for gay men. Every month, you'll find great feature stories, celebrity profiles, pop culture reviews and sensational photography of some of the world's sexiest male models in our fashion stories.
- Lesbians on the Loose (LOTL) (Opens in a new window)
LOTL is Australia's only magazine for lesbians, bisexuals and queer women.
- Sydney Star Observer (Opens in a new window)
Sydney gay and lesbian free weekly newspaper.
- Acceptance Sydney (Opens in a new window)
Acceptance is a faith community existing for almost four decades, supporting gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) Catholics, their family and friends. By providing a safe, spiritual and social environment, through Acceptance, many GLBT Catholics have found reconciliation with their faith and sexuality.
- The Open Door (Opens in a new window)
The Open Door is an emerging congregation of the community of Christ in Western Sydney. The Open Door is for people who identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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, bisexual, transgender and queer people of Indian sub-continent origins.
- 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.
- 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.