Member Directory 2023-2024 - LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

Member Directory 2023-2024

Full Members 2023-2024

ACON Health Ltd
ACON are here for community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.
A Gender Agenda
A Gender Agenda is a community organisation actively engaged in increasing public awareness and understanding of intersex, trans and gender diversity issues.
BlaQ Aboriginal Corporation
BlaQ Aboriginal Corporation was established as a collective response to the identified need for strengthened visibility of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQ+ community.
Diverse Voices
Diverse Voices Works alongside QLife who provides Australia-wide anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.
GLBTI Rights in Ageing (GRAI)
GRAI are a voluntary group that works to enhance the quality of life for GLBTI elders, focusing on improving GLBTI awareness in aged care services - both residential and community care.
Intersex Human Rights Australia (IHRA)
Intersex Human Rights Australia Ltd is a national body by and for people with intersex variations. They promote the human rights, self-determination and bodily autonomy of intersex people in Australia.
IPSA (Intersex Peer Support Australia)
Intersex Peer Support Australia is an intersex peer support, information and advocacy group for people born with variations in sex characteristics and their families.
Living Proud Incorporated
Living Proud has been providing support, information and resources to the Western Australian gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans* and intersex community for over 40 years.
Meridian ACT
Meridian is a community-controlled, peer-led organisation that provides health and social support services to our community. Celebrating diversity, strengthen community and empower individuals to live their best lives.
Queensland Council for LGBTI Health (formerly QuAC)
Queensland Council for LGBTI Health enable lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people to increase control over and improve their health, as a resource for social, economic and personal development.
Rainbow Families Inc
Rainbow Families Inc. is a charity to support, celebrate, empower and advocate for Rainbow Families at every stage of their lives. They are a voice for those lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) parents and their kids.
South Australian Rainbow  Advocacy Alliance (SARAA)
SA Rainbow Advocacy Alliance is a community of South Australians working toward an LGBTIQA+ inclusive, healthy and safe South Australia.
Switchboard (Victoria) Inc
Switchboard Victoria is a community based not for profit organisation that provides a peer driven, support service for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex, queer, asexual (LGBTIQA+) communities and their allies.
The Gender Centre
The Gender Centre Inc. is the peak state-wide multidisciplinary center of excellence providing a range of specialised services enabling the exploration of gender identity and assistance with the alleviation of gender dysphoria.
Thorne Harbour Health
Thorne Harbour Health provides a range of services which include prevention education, treatment and care of PLHIV and counselling services.
Transcend Australia
Transcend Australia works to uphold the rights of trans, gender diverse and non-binary young Australians and provides services to their families.
Trans Folk of WA
TransFolk of WA inform, empower and advocate for trans and gender diverse people to survive and thrive.
Transgender Victoria Inc (TGV)
Transgender Victoria Inc. is Victoria’s leading body for trans and gender diverse advocacy. They work to achieve justice, equity and inclusive service provision for trans and gender diverse people, their partners, families and friends.
Twenty10 Association Incorporated
Twenty10 incorporating GLCS NSW works with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex, questioning, queer, asexual people, LGBTIQA+ people and others of diverse genders and sexualities, their families and communities.
Working it Out Inc.
Working It Out Inc. is Tasmania’s only dedicated LGBTIQ+ support, advocacy and education service.
Zoe Belle Gender Collective
Zoe Belle Gender Collective (ZBGC) is a trans and gender diverse led advocacy organisation based in Victoria, Australia. ZBGC’s goal is to improve the health and wellbeing of trans and gender diverse people.

Regular Members 2023-2024

Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International (ABBI)
Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International’s mission is to create understanding and acceptance for LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex) people, empower community members and build bridges with religious organisations and leaders.
The Australian Professional Association for Trans Health (AusPATH) is Australia’s peak body for professionals involved in the health, rights and well-being of trans, gender diverse and non-binary people.
Bi+ Community Perth
Bi+ Community Perth is a safe place for people who are not straight or gay (we use “bisexual” as the umbrella term for that) to engage in respectful discussion, connect with people, and form community online. There are also regular opportunities to connec
Bisexual Alliance Victoria Inc.
Bisexual Alliance Victoria Inc. is a non-profit volunteer-run organisation dedicated to promoting the acceptance of bisexuals* in LGBTI and mainstream society, providing a fun, safe space where bisexuals can share their experiences.
Forcibly Displaced People Network (FDPN)
Forcibly Displaced People Network (FDPN) dedicates its work to the issues of LGBTIQ+ forced displacement and is driven by the lived experience of it. FDPN was established to promote human rights and inclusion of LGBTIQ+ persons in forced displacement thro
JOY Media
JOY 94.9 are Australia’s LGBTIQA+ independent media organisation, made up of the diverse voices of the rainbow.
Kimberley Blak Pride
To empower, provide voice and safe space for our Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Sistagirls, Brothaboys LGBTIQA+ mob in the Kimberley region of WA. Kimberley Blak Pride was born out of Sydney WorldPride 2023, in late October 2022.
LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Foundation
DVA Foundation are a strong voice for LGBTQ domestic violence victims and survivors, working to end domestic, family & intimate partner violence and abuse within LGBTQ communities, through awareness, education and breaking down barriers to accessing help.
Queer & Trans Workers Against Violence
QTWAV are a group of LGBTIQ+ identified community workers aiming to improve outcomes of LGBTIQ+ communities experiencing/survivors of violence in Queensland.
Rainbow Inclusions
Rainbow Inclusions aims to make the NDIS experience rainbow-friendly. Rainbow Inclusions offers a range of support services to assist the LGBTIQ community in Brisbane in accessing the NDIS.
Sydney Queer Muslims
Sydney Queer Muslims is a non-profit organisation dedicated to providing social support, education and resources to individuals and families in NSW.
Trans Health South Australia
Trans Health SA focuses on delivering quality healthcare information to gender diverse people within South Australia.They also participate in activities relating to research, advocacy, and anything that is felt to provide a

Affiliate Members 2023-2024

Anglicare NT
Anglicare NT is a significant provider of social, mental health and community development services in the Northern Territory. Anglicare NT is a member of Anglicare Australia and is an ACNC Registered Charity.
Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society
The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) conducts world-class research and education on the social dimensions of sexuality, gender, health and human relationships.
Brook Red
Brook RED are an entirely Lived Experience governed, managed, and operated organisation. They are a peer-managed and operated community mental health organisation.
Drummond Street
Drummond Street Services is a not for profit community service organisation which has been in lives of Victorian families since 1887. They are committed to providing quality services equally to all individuals and families in our community.
ECH is one of the largest not-for-profit providers of integrated retirement living accommodation and ageing care services that enable people to continue to live independently at home as they age.
Merri Health
Merri Health are a non-for-profit community health provider committed to creating and supporting healthy and connected communities.
Mind Australia
Mind is one of the country's leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre based and online services.
Richmond Wellbeing Inc
Richmond Wellbeing provides inclusive, community-based mental health and wellbeing support services across Western Australia.
Shine SA
SHINE SA is a key not-for-profit provider of primary care services and education for sexual and relationship wellbeing.
UNSW: Centre for Social Research in Health; Social Policy Research Centre
The Social Policy Research Centre is dedicated to making a positive impact through independent and leading research that tackles critical social issues.
WAAC is a non-profit organisation with a vision for a world of positive healthy people in inclusive, connected communities.

Member Associate 2023-2024

ATODA (Alcohol Tobacco & Other Drug Association ACT Inc)
ATODA is the peak body for the alcohol, tobacco and other drug sector in the Australian Capital Territory. Its purpose is to lead and influence positive outcomes in policy, practice and research by providing collaborative leadership for intersectoral acti
Australian Association of Gerontology
Australian Association of Gerontology’s (AAG) purpose is to improve the experience of ageing through connecting research, policy and practice. Members connect through forums, workshops, seminars, webinars and conferences, as well as through engaging in po
Australian Women's Health Alliance
The Australian Women's Health Alliance is a national health peak body and the national voice on women's health. Their aim is to achieve gender equity in health for all women.
Beyond Blue
Beyond Blue works to raise awareness of depression, anxiety and suicide prevention, reduce the stigma surrounding these issues and to encourage people to seek support when they need it.
Black Dog Institute
Black Dog Institute are a medical research institute focusing on mental health across the lifespan by integrating their research studies, education programs, digital tools and apps, clinical services, and public resources.
Brisbane South PHN
Brisbane South PHN is a not-for-profit funded by the Commonwealth. Part of 31 PHNs established across Australia to ensure people receive the right care, in the right place, at the right time. Building a safe and equitable system of health care for all.
Butterfly Foundation
Butterfly Foundation is the national charity for all Australians impacted by eating disorders and body image issues, and for the families, friends and communities who support them.
Columbia Aged Care Services
Columbia Aged Care Services is a residential aged care provider in metropolitan and rural NSW.
Family Planning Alliance Australia
FPAA works primarily at the national level to strengthen and advance sexual and reproductive health and rights, so that all people have autonomy over all matters related to sexuality, reproduction, gender and wellbeing.
Headspace National
headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. They support young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drug services, as well as work and study support.
Lived Experience Australia
For over 20 years Lived Experience Australia (LEA) has been advocating for and with those with lived experience of mental ill-health, their carers and family members. They are a national systemic advocacy, research, and capacity building organisation.
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid® Australia is a registered charity and NFPO that develops and delivers Mental Health First Aid training within workplaces, schools, universities and communities via a national network of over 3,000 Licensed Instructors.
National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA)
National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA) is a national Disabled People's Organisation (DPO) that advocates federally for the human rights of people with disability, and their families.
National Rural Health Alliance
National Rural Health Alliance provides a united voice for people and health professionals living and working in rural communities and advocates for sustainable and affordable health services.
Neami National
Neami is a community-based organisation providing services to improve mental health and wellbeing in local communities.
North Eastern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Services (NEMICS)
The North Eastern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (NEMICS) is one of 9 Victorian Integrated Cancer Services(VICS) working in partnership with health services to facilitate coordinated and high quality cancer care, system integration and collaboration
Public Health Association of Australia
The Public Health Association is Australia's peak body for public health. They advocate for the health and well-being of all Australians.
Rainbow Care Home Services
Rainbow Care is staffed by allies and members of the LGBTIQ+ community and aims to be a sector leader in promoting inclusive practice and supporting the LGBTIQ+ communities in Community Aged Care and NDIS.
ReachOut is a safe place where young people can openly express themselves, get a deeper understanding on what’s happening in their lives, connect with people who will provide judgement-free support, and build the resilience to manage their challenges.
R U OK? is a harm prevention charity that encourages people to stay connected and have conversations that can help people through difficult times in their lives.
Leading providers of education and training in Australia, TAFE NSW has industry qualified and experienced teachers bringing real-world skill to the classroom.
Universal Church of Love, Peace & Equality
Universal Church is a charity dedicated to funding and delivering charitable services including facilitating healing workshops to local government, non-profit, local enterprises and communities.
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