Resources and support

This is a collection of Australian contacts and resources that you might find useful for health, gender, sexuality, and related information and support.

If you need help and can’t find the right support, or if you know a resource that you’d like to see included here, please email us.


Police, ambulance, and fire: 000

DV Connect Women’s Line: 1800 811 811

Crisis services and hotlines

Homeless Hotline: 1800 474 753

Ageing and Disability Advocacy Australia: 1800 818 338

Counselling and mental health

Lifeline: 13 11 14 (web chat also available)

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467 (web chat also available)

Kids Helpline (for ages up to 25): 1800 55 1800 (web chat also available)

Alcohol and Drug Information Service: 1800 177 833


1800 RESPECT (sexual assault and domestic violence): 1800 737 732 (web chat also available)

Sexual Assault Helpline: 1800 010 120

Men’s services

DV Connect Men’s Line: 1800 600 636

Mensline Australia: 1300 789 978 (web chat also available)

LGBTIQA+ support

Diverse Voices/QLife counselling: 1800 184 527 (web chat also available)

Minus18 (youth)

Twenty10 (youth, Sydney): 02 8594 9555

Open Doors Youth Service (Brisbane): 07 3257 7660

Transgender Victoria

The Gender Centre (Sydney): 02 9569 2366

Parents of Gender Diverse Children

PFLAG+ (parents, family, and friends)

Intersex Human Rights Australia (IHRA)

Intersex Peer Support Australia

HIV and sexual health

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO)

National Association of People With HIV Australia (NAPWHA)

The Institute of Many (HIV)

State and territory HIV organisations (incorporating LGBTIQ and sexual health)

National LGBTI Health Alliance: (02) 8568 1123

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups and services


Gar’ban’djee’lum Network

Yarns Heal

Legal help

LGBTI Legal Service (Queensland): 07 3124 7160

LGBTIQ Legal Service (Victoria): 0490 086 090

Sex worker peer organisations

Scarlet Alliance (national)

State and territory peer organisations