About LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people and other sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTIQ+) people and communities.

We recognise that people’s genders, bodies, relationships and sexualities affect their health and wellbeing in every domain of their life.

Our Vision

Healthy lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/transgender, intersex, queer and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities throughout Australia and the world, free from stigma and discrimination.

Our Strategic Plan

Our Strategic Plan 2021-2023 provides a cohesive national approach to LGBTIQ+ health and outlines our ambitions for a stronger, improved, and focused national peak for LGBTIQ+ health across Australia.

Together we can improve the health and wellbeing of our communities.

Strategic Plan

Our Core Values

We are committed to:

  • LEADERSHIP
    Using our uniquely placed collective expertise and lived experience, we build trust
    and capacity with stakeholders and decision makers for maximum impact. We lead,
    inspire, and strengthen our communities, creating change for the better.

  • INTEGRITY
    Our ways of working are open, respectful, honest and transparent.
    We take responsibility for our actions and work for the betterment of others.

  • INCLUSION
    We recognise and champion the diversity and intersectionality of our
    communities ensuring experiences are valued, represented and treated
    with compassion.

  • COLLABORATION
    We work together to ensure that collaboration and co-design
    is at the heart of everything we do.

  • INNOVATION
    We effect meaningful societal change by contributing to, and drawing
    from, a sound research base.


Our Constitution

The Constitution of LGBTIQ+ Health Australia, a public company limited by guarantee. The constitution was originally dated 17 April 2009, and was updated in June 2010.

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia Constitution (June 2012)

Resource details: LGBTIQ+ Health Australia, and Gilbert and Tobin (June 2010) Constitution of LGBTIQ+ Health Australia


Launching LGBTIQ+ Health Australia (Formerly The National LGBTI Health Alliance)

Based on consultation with members and staff, the Board confirmed the new name to reflect LGBTIQ+ Health Australia’s aspirations and plans for national focus on our communities’ health and stronger action to overcome continued significant health disparities.

Rebranding Toolkit



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ABOUT LGBTIQ+ Health Australia
LGBTIQ+ Health Australia, (formerly the National LGBTI Health Alliance), is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people and other sexuality, gender and bodily diverse (LGBTIQ+) people and communities. Dropping the “+” from our name only occurs within digital formats that do not allow mathematical symbols, such as within our domain name, handles and hashtags.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY
LGBTIQ+ Health Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia, their diversity, histories and knowledge and their continuing connections to land and community. We pay our respects to all Australian Indigenous Peoples and their cultures, and to Elders of past, present and future generations.