LGBTIQ+ community

The resilience, vibrancy, love and pride of LGBTIQ+ people in NSW, has long been a characteristic of the rich fabric of our State. The NSW Government is firmly committed to celebrating and strengthening diversity, inclusion and belonging, as core to a safe, harmonious and prosperous community for all.

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Together we can strengthen diversity, inclusion and belonging

The NSW Government is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and environment for everyone. That’s why we offer dedicated support services and social spaces for international students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and/or queer/questioning (LGBTIQ+). 

Visit the International Student Health HubExternal Link  to learn more about sexual health, contraception, consent, relationships and the Australian Healthcare system. 

Health support

NSW Health aims to provide the best health services to LGBTIQ+ people and support their and wellbeing.

Visit NSW HealthExternal Link  to learn more.

HIV support

ACON provides community health, inclusion and HIV responses for LGBTIQ+ people in NSW, including counselling, sexual health testing and workshops

Visit ACONExternal Link  to learn more.

Positive Life NSW provides an empowering education service for people living with HIV including information, referrals and advice. 

Visit Positive Life NSWExternal Link  to learn more.

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Gender support 

The Gender Centre provides specialised support for gender diverse communities. 

Please visit The Gender CentreExternal Link  to learn more.

Youth support 

Twenty 10 supports young people of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities, their families and friends including telephone support and webchat.

Please visit Twenty 10External Link  to learn more.

Anonymous support 

QLife provides anonymous and free telephone and webchat support for LGBTQIA people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.

Please visit QLifeExternal Link  to learn more.

Legal support 

The Inner City Legal Centre provides innovative, empowering and high quality legal services through advice, representation, education and advocacy for the LGBTIQ community.

Please visit The Inner City Legal CentreExternal Link  to learn more.