Gippsland Pride Initiative is a regional community organisation that connects, celebrates and advocates for LGBTIQA+ Gippsland community members. Gippsland Pride Initiative launched Gippsland’s first Pride Hub in Trafalgar where there are resources available. Address: Trafalgar House, 9 Contingent Street, Trafalgar.
For more information on its work and to see what events are coming up, please visit the website.
Social and community support group for LGBTQIA+ adults in Gippsland. (Search The Queers Are Here on Facebook.)
AXIOS is a social group for LGBTIQA+ and questioning young people aged 12-25 in the Wellington Shire. The name AXIOS means Worthy.
AXIOS (12-17 years old) is on fortnightly on a Wednesday in Sale CBD from 5:30pm-7:00pm.
Youth 12-17 can register using this AXIOS Expression of Interest Form
AXIOS 18+ will commence on Mondays each fortnight from 5:30pm-7:30pm in the Sale CBD
For all AXIOS 18+ enquires and registrations please contact Tamara at Uniting
Is a casual support group for young LGBTQIA+ people (16 to 25). U.B.U is co-facilitated by headspace Bairnsdale and the East Gippsland H.E.Y project.
Whatever is a youth led social/action group based at headspace Morwell. It consists of members from the LGBTIQA+ community who wish to socialize with likeminded people and/or engage the community in whatever positive way they choose.
This group meets once a fortnight on Wednesday 5-6:30pm at headspace Morwell.
If you are interested in joining contact Chantelle Chitty on
Phone: 5136 8300 or
was opened by Gippsland Lakes Complete Health in Bairnsdale. For more information and the services available please go to the website. Clinic 281 offer sexual health screening and support to access Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).
Clinic 281 provide testing and treatment for Mpox.
Phone: 03 5168 9639
provides a range of sexual health services including Mpox testing and vaccination. For more information and the services available please go to the website.
Phone: 1800 242 696
partners with local GP clinics to offer STI testing, treatment and support. To see an updated list please go to the website. These clinics undertake extensive sexual health training with their expert staff. Services offered include prescriptions for PEP and PrEP.
Practices offering these services
works with Gippsland health providers to support vaccination and testing for people at high risk of contracting Mpox.
Providers that provide both testing and vaccination are:
There are other providers that only supply either testing or vaccination. For an up to date list of providers please go to their website.
1800 184 527 (3pm – 10:30pm)
Is a free state-wide service that provides information, support, referral and short term case management to the LGBTIQA+ community in Victoria.
(Formerly Victorian AIDS Council) deliver community-led and culturally appropriate services that improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQA+ people living throughout Victoria.
Thorne Harbour Health have educational videos for the LGBTQIA+ community including:
Peer led social support and advocacy group for trans and gender diverse young people.
National not-for-profit company by and for people born with variations of sex characteristics.
intersex peer support, information and advocacy group for people born with variations in sex characteristics and their families.
national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy organisations in the pursuit of positive health and wellbeing.
first organisation in Australia to dedicate its work to the issues of LGBTIQA+ forced displacement.
Aims to improve health and wellbeing of, and provide a safe environment for, LGBTIQA+ young people in Australia.
Provides accurate, unbiased information and support to families and friends of LGBTI people.
Provides parent/carers of trans and gender diverse people with support, community connection, information, advocacy and fundraising.
Non-profit organisation that is dedicated to promoting the acceptance of bi+ people in LGBTIQA+ and mainstream society whilst also providing a fun and safe space for bi+ people to make friends and talk.
Fund to assist trans and gender diverse people experiencing financial hardship to cover costs of updating their name and sex on their Victorian Birth Certificate
We provide pre-paid phone and data credit to for up to three months in any calendar period to LGBTIQA+SB members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community This initiative allows for rainbow mob to stay connected with family, friends, and with services. We provide all requests every Friday. Requests need to be in by Thursday, the day before. We offer up to 3 months in any 12-month calendar year period