On-campus services and support
Off-campus services and support

Online magazines and newspapers
Festivals and celebrations
Culture and recreation
Lobby groups

'It gets better': messages of hope and support from staff and students of La Trobe University.

On-campus services and support

ALLY Network - A network of Flinders staff and students who understand and are familiar with sexuality issues. Members on the ALLY network provide information and support to people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, intersex and questioning queer and to people wanting to know more about these issues.

Queer Officer: Student Council - The sexuality officer supports and promotes sexual diversity on campus by providing information in regards to sexuality issues and acts as an advocate for students experiencing harassment or discrimination on the basis of their sexuality and/or gender identity. The Queer Officer and can be contacted by email on queer.officer@flinders.edu.au.

Queer Society - Queer Society is run through Clubs and Societies and provides queer students with social activities in an open and safe environment. Examples of events organised by Queer Society include Queer Bowling, Movie Nights, and Inter-Uni Social nights. 

Queer Space - Queer space is an autonomous space for Queer identifying students on campus. It is located on Level One in the Hub and provides a safe and friendly place for all queer students to be themselves, relax and feel safe. Queer space is open weekdays 9am -5pm and has a range of facilities including a computer with word processing and internet capabilities, an internal phone, a microwave, tea and coffee and a fridge. 

Health, Counselling and Disability Service - A free and confidential counselling service for Flinders' students which is LGBTIQ+ friendly.

Equal Opportunity and Diversity - Flinders University has in place grievance procedures for complaints of harassment and discrimination on the basis of sexuality. If you feel that you have been harassed or discriminated against, contact the Student Equal Opportunity Advisor or an Equal Opportunity Contact Officer.

Off-campus services and support

South Australia

Bfriend - A free and confidential service of Uniting Care Wesley Adelaide providing support to men and women of all ages who are newly identifying as being same sex attracted or people that are questioning their gender identity.

Gay and Lesbian Immigration Task Force SA Inc - Support group for LGBTIQ+ people with immigration problems especially regarding partner immigration to Australia.

MensLine Australia provides counselling support by telephone or online.

Southern Women’s Community Health Centre - This regional women’s health service of the Noarlunga Health Services provides a comprehensive support service for lesbian, bisexual and transgender women. Telephone: 8444 0700.

Parents Supporting Parents and Friends of Lesbian and Gays (PSPFlag SA) - A South Australian based support group for parents and their sons and daughters who are gay, lesbian or bisexual.

SA Transsexual Support - Support group for transsexual people who have or are about to permanently change their gender roles. Also provides trans information for the community.

SHine SA - A non-government organization providing a range of services on sexual health to the South Australian community. It is a GLBTTIQQ friendly organization with healthcare teams based at Morphett Vale, Smithfield and Kensington.


Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS) Support Group - A peer support, information and advocacy group for people affected by AIS and/or related intersex conditions and their families.

Australian Bi Sexual Network - A national network for bisexual women, bi transgenders, bisexual men, partners and friends of Bi people and bi-friendly groups and services.

Deaf Queer Resource Centre - A national non-profit resource and information centre for, by and about the deaf lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transexual, intersex and questioning communities.

DocLIST - A free service listing health professionals recommended by lesbian and bisexual women (run by the Australian Lesbian Medical Association)

FTM Australia Network - An Australian based network providing contact, support and up to date information to men identified female at birth, their partners, family, supporters and service providers.

Intersex Human Rights Australia - An organisation seeking to improve the standards of living of people with intersex conditions.

Online magazines and newspapers

LOTL - Australian-based media development and events company producing lesbian lifestyle magazine

Sydney Star Observer - A Sydney-based weekly gay and lesbian community newspaper. 

Festivals and celebrations

Feast - Adelaide’s annual LGBTIQ+ arts festival held in October/November each year.

Pride Week - An annual festival of events celebrating, empowering and supporting diverse sexual and gender identities. For further information, contact the Queer Officer, at queer.officer@flinders.edu.au.

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras - An annual parade and pride festival held each year in Sydney.

Culture and recreation

Queer Screen - A non-profit community organisation whose main aim is to celebrate and promote Australian and International queer screen.

Team Adelaide Inc - Promotes gay and lesbian sport in South Australia. Provides tennis, tenpin bowling, squash, movie nights, annual cabaret and co-ordinate teams for Gay Games and Australian Gaymes.

Lobby groups

Equality Campaign supporting LGBTIQ+ rights