Community Support & Resources
We have compiled some resources and contacts that we hope will support our communities. If you would like to contribute to this list please let us know via the contact page.
A booklet developed by Seniors Rights Service.
Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) can provide assistance particularly navigating the services and advocating for your rights. They seek to ensure that aged care consumers understand and exercise their rights and participate in the decisions affecting their care.
Opening Doors is the UK's largest charity connecting LGBTQ+ people over 50 with activities, events, support and information.
Radical Faeries are a loosely affiliated international group of mostly gay men and mostly counter culture pagans. Members embody the fae or, in simplified terms feminized ideals in gay men while, also, being fiercely independent, anti-establishment and community-focused. (Northern NSW)
palliAGED is the palliative care evidence and practice information resource for the Australian aged care sector. They provide trustworthy information for older Australians, their families and friends.
Counselling and Peer Support on the Sunshine Coast: Like Peer 4 Peer, everyone that works for Queer 4 Queer has (or has had) a mental illness. As well, everyone that works for Queer 4 Queer is also a part of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Physical Health Compass aims to support physical wellbeing. It lists activities including aqua fitness, dancing, gentle exercise, strength & stability, tai chi, qigong, walking and yoga.
QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.
QNews is a Queensland-based media organisation covering the latest in local and national LGBTIQ current affairs, community issues, entertainment and more.
Queensland Aids Council envisages a Queensland where all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and intersex people achieve the best possible health and well-being and participate fully in the life of communities, free from stigma and discrimination.
QLD Health is a helpful resource for finding out about what to expect when going to hospital, medical insurance, costs. Read more about staying healthy, mental health and accessing the right care and support.
The Queensland Government is committed to working towards the virtual elimination of new HIV transmissions in Australia by 2022 through a comprehensive approach to prevention, testing and treatment.