Community Contacts

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.

General

  • 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.

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Counselling and Support

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Health and Wellbeing

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Legal

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Media

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Religion

  • 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.

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CALD

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