LGBTI health and HIV organisations
Want to get in contact with some of the partner organisations that do bloody good work, your local state-based HIV/AIDS organisations, or organisations supporting PLHIV (People Living with HIV)?
State BASED HIV/AIDS ORGANISATIONS
Thorne Harbour Health
(formerly The Victorian AIDS Council)
Thorne Harbour leads the fight against HIV/AIDS by providing care and support for people living with HIV, health promotion, and advocacy. VAC aims to improve health outcomes for the entire LGBTI community by providing health promotion, support, and services.
(Formerly the AIDS Council of NSW)
A New South Wales based health promotion organisation specialising in HIV prevention, HIV support and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) health.
WA AIDS COUNCIL
(The Western Australian AIDS Council)
The Council provides counselling, wellness, referral, general and financial assistance to people living with HIV; needle and syringe exchange programs; professional training and development for health sector workers and a range of support and prevention education services to target audiences at risk of HIV, sexually transmitted infections and blood borne virus transmissions.
AIDS ACTION COUNCIL
AIDS Action Council of the ACT
The Council is a public benevolent institution established to assist people impacted by HIV. We do this through the provision of services, on the basis of need, to relieve suffering of people affected by HIV and AIDS which includes the provision of: mental health services, social support services, legal advocacy, assistance obtaining medical treatment, general advice, financial and other emergency assistance.
AFAO (the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations) is the peak national organisation for Australia’s community HIV response,
Through advocacy, policy and health promotion, they champion awareness, understanding and proactivity around HIV prevention, education, support and research.
(Queensland AIDS Council)
QuAC offers and supports multiple programs to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTI Queenslanders. Some of our programs work across the entire LGBTI population to address concerns related to health or ageing or wellbeing. Others engage with specific groups and identities to focus on their unique and specific needs. Whether it’s sexual health, inclusivity training or various Health Action Groups, to name a few, we encourage people to explore what we have on offer.
(Northern Territory AIDS and Hepatitis Council)
NTAHC delivers a range of programs aimed at preventing the transmission of blood borne viruses (BBVs) and provides support for people living with a blood borne virus. Programs are delivered in urban and remote communities via health promotion and one on one care and support.
(South Australia Mobilisation + Empowerment for Sexual Health)
SAMESH provides support, education and training about Sexual Health and HIV for men who have sex with men and people living with HIV, as well as services for the broader LGBTIQ community, in South Australia. We are a community based organisation located in Adelaide, our services include counselling, peer support and health promotion. Our goal is the empowerment of South Australian Men when it comes to their Sexual Health.
TasCAHRD has been providing support for people living with HIV and their families for over 30 years providing individual support, per support and community engagement, access to financial support, and housing and accommodation support.