Member Directory 2022-2023 - LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

Member Directory 2022-2023



Full Members 2022-2023

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.
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.
Transcend Australia
Transcend’s purpose is to support, affirm and celebrate the lives of TGDNB children and their families and carers. They are a parent led, national peer support network and community for parents and carers supporting their TGDNB child in Australia.
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.

Regular Members 2022-2023

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.
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 Community House
Rainbow Community House is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to prevent suicide among LGBTQIA+ youths aged between 12-25. Their therapists provide tailored gender-affirming counselling sessions for individuals and families.
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.
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.

Affiliate Members 2022-2023

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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 2022-2023

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
Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine
The Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM) is an interdisciplinary society working towards improved prevention, management, and treatment of chronic, complex and lifestyle-related conditions.
Australian Women's Health Network
The Australian Women’s Health Network (AWHN) is a health promotion advocacy organisation that provides a national voice on women’s health.
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.
Merri Health
Merri Health are a non-for-profit community health provider committed to creating and supporting healthy and connected communities.
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.
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.
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
Relationship Matters is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to promote healthy, respectful and fulfilling relationships within the Victorian community.
Relationships Australia SA
Relationships Australia SA (RASA) has over 60 years’ experience providing counselling and support to South Australians. They offer confidential services for those seeking help with relationship stress, life challenges and experiences of trauma.
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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