Support services:

Lifeline; a free 24-hour telephone counselling service available from anywhere in Australia. 13 11 14

Kids Help Line; a free and confidential telephone and online counselling service for young people between 5-25. 1800 55 1800

QLife; Australia’s first national counselling and referral service for LGBTI people, family members and friends. 1800 184 527

headspace; a mental health service offering health advice, support and information for young people 12-25. (Online service)

beyond blue; a not-profit organisation increasing awareness and understanding of anxiety and depression. 1300 22 4636


Useful links:

ACON: a leading community based organisation specialising in HIV and LGBTI health (also regional services). 1800 063 060

Family Planning NSW Talkline: information, advice and options across a wide range of reproductive and sexual health issues. 1300 658 886

Twenty10: works with and supports people of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities, their families and communities. 1800 652 010

PFLAG; peer support network for Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays / LGBTIQ people. (02) 9869 1454