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 Action Group (QAG) - Queer Action Group is the political voice for queer students and organises events such as Pride Week.

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 in the Mall 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 GLBTTIQQ 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.

Bi Adelaide - A community based organization for bisexual people, their friend and allies (Recorded message: 08 8411 8711) or subscribe at BiAdelaide-subscribe@yahoogroups.com.

Gay and Lesbian Counselling Service of South Australia - Free and confidential peer telephone counselling service. Also provides information, referrals and access to a library.

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

Gay Men’s Health (Aids Council of South Australia) - Free and confidential service providing information, education, support and counselling about a range of issues affecting gay men.

Inside Out (ISO) - A free and confidential health program for young gay, bisexual and same-sex attracted guys 26 years and under in Adelaide. Offers a range support programs, drop-in groups, sexuality and sexual health information.

Lesbian Domestic Violence Action Group Inc (pdf document) - Provides information on domestic violence for lesbian and gay women.

Man2Man Information line - A telephone service responding to the needs of gay, bisexual and same-sex attracted men across the state for sexual health and well being, information, support and referral. City callers 8334 1617. Country callers 1800 671 582.

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 transgendered women. Telephone: 8384 9555.

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 information on transsexualism 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.

Social Inclusion Program - An initiative of the Gay Men’s Heath that provides support and assistance to men who live in the country, men from culturally diverse backgrounds, men who are married but do not identify as gay, bisexual men and men with disabilities. Contact Mahdi on 8334 1617 (city callers) or 1800 671 582 (country callers)


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 males with transexualism, transgendered men, their partners, family, supporters and service providers.

Intersex Society of Australia (Victorian Branch) - An organization seeking to improve the standards of living of people with intersex conditions.

Online magazines and newspapers

Blaze - Adelaide’s GLBTI Newspaper

Lesbians on the Loose - Lesbian lifestyle magazine

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

Festivals and celebrations

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

Pride Week - An annual inter-university 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 or the Student Council.

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

Lets Get Equal - Community based campaigned to end legal discrimination of same sex relationships in South Australia.

Men’s Australia Network
- An active lobby group working towards full recognition and acceptance for men with transsexualism, their significant others and all of their supporters.