Member Directory 2021-2022



Full members

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.
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.
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) (formerly AISSGA)
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.
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.
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.

Regular Members 2021-2022

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.
AusPATH
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.
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 94.9
JOY 94.9 are Australia’s LGBTIQA+ independent media organisation, made up of the diverse voices of the rainbow.
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 Folk of WA
TransFolk of WA inform, empower and advocate for trans and gender diverse people to survive and thrive.

Affiliate Members 2021-2022

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations Ltd (AFAO)
AFAO (the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations) are the peak national organisation for Australia’s community HIV response and is recognised both globally and nationally.
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.
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.
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.
Connection and Wellbeing Australia (CAWA)
Connection And Wellbeing Australia (CAWA) is a Social Enterprise whose focus is on providing training and support for organisations, community groups and individuals, to work towards their vision of a mentally healthy and suicide safer community.
ECH Inc
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.
Headspace Darwin
headspace Darwin is a free and confidential service that can support eligible young people aged 12-25 with their mental health and wellbeing.
Merri Health
Merri Health are a non-for-profit community health provider committed to creating and supporting healthy and connected communities.
NurseWatch Healthcare
NurseWatch has a unique tri-partite model of Wellness, Care and Social which offers wide ranging holistic health services tailored to support and enhance the in-home experience while at the same time improving quality of life.
Relationships Australia NSW
Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. They offer services around the country that include counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation) and more.
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.
Western Australia AIDS Council (WAAIDS)
The WA AIDS Council is a non-government organisation committed to the HIV response in Western Australia.

Member Associate 2021-2022

1800RESPECT
1800RESPECT is the national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service They provide support for people experiencing, or at the risk of experiencing, violence and abuse, their friends and family, and professionals.
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
Banksia Project
Focused on early intervention in mental health, The Banksia Project works together with mental health professionals, industry leaders and professional bodies across Australia to create best practices and practical solutions to drive community support, inc
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.
Dulwich Centre
Dulwich Centre are involved in narrative therapy, community work, training, publishing, supporting practitioners in different parts of the world, and co-hosting international conferences
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.
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.
Relationship Matters Counselling and Mediation
Relationship Matters is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to promote healthy, respectful and fulfilling relationships within the Victorian community.
R U OK?
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.
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