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A Gender Agenda (Canberra)

A Gender Agenda works with the sex and gender diverse community. This includes transsexuals, transgender people, intersex people, cross-dressers and other gender non-conforming people. We acknowledge the important role that partners, family members and allies play and these people are specifically welcomed as part of our community.

A.I.S. Support Group, Australia

A.I.S. Support Group Australia aims to put parents and people with A.I.S. and other intersex variations in touch with each other in a safe and confidential environment and encourage them to seek support and information, to reduce the secrecy, stigma and taboo surrounding A.I.S.and other intersex variations by encouraging doctors, parents and society to be more open, to encourage the provision of psychological support within the medical system, for young people with A.I.S., other intersex variations, and their parents, to increase the availability of information on A.I.S. and other intersex variations both verbal and written, to encourage improvements in the treatment for men and women with A.I.S. and other intersex variations in both surgical and non-surgical means and to encourage research into gender and sexual identity issues.

ACON Health Limited

ACON is New South Wales' leading health promotion organisation specialising in HIV and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (L.G.B.T.I.) health. ACON promotes the health and wellbeing of the L.G.B.T. community and people with HIV by providing information and support for people at risk of or affected by HIV, including sex workers, people who use drugs and the family and/or carers of people with HIV, and running prevention programs for the groups most at risk of HIV transmission - gay men, sex workers and people who inject drugs. For people with HIV, their families and carers, ACON provides a broad range of health promotion and support services. In the area of policy and advocacy, ACON provides advice on issues related to HIV and human rights. Their work also covers other health issues for our communities such as: sexual health; mental health; alcohol and other drug use; ageing; homophobic violence; domestic violence; counselling; community care; housing; and workplace equality.

Agender New Zealand

Agender New Zealand Incorporated is a non-profit organization that has been supporting transgender people and their families throughout New Zealand since 1996. Agender New Zealand is a support and lobby organization that endeavours to provide one to one support where possible. They have organized many transgendered conferences, publish a quarterly newsletter and are continually working on issues affecting the trans community as a whole such as human rights, health services and identity document issues.

AIDS Action Council of A.C.T.

The AIDS Action Council of the A.C.T. provides services to the A.C.T. community, aimed at eliminating further transmission of HIV and minimising the personal and social impacts of HIVand AIDS Primarily they provide support, resources, tools and skills to clients so they can be equipped to meet the challenges and events that life delivers, which would otherwise risk negative health outcomes. The Council's services include; counselling, sex worker support,HIV testing, peer education, legal and migration service, and within the 'Living Well' program: smoking cessation, HIV Dietitian's clinic, legal clinics, fact sheets on important issues, vitamins/supplements, HIV Dental Clinic, housing program, women's services.

Albion Centre

The Albion Centre is Australia's only major multi-disciplinary centre with a primary focus on HIVmanagement. Albion staff have significant experience in HIV, sexual health, hepatitis and education and training both in Australia and overseas. Albion's core approach is two-fold: to integrate prevention and care for patients; and to train people in the field of epidemic infectious disease management. Albion provides: medical treatment and care; HIV and sexual health testing; counselling; pharmacy; nutrition; research; education; phone based information; and international development services

Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (A.I.S.) Support Group, Australia


The Ankali Project trains and supports volunteers who then provide emotional and social support to people living with HIV Many people living with HIV in Sydney are dealing with issues related to having HIV and also issues that arise as a result of social isolation, mental health challenges and the use of alcohol or other drugs. Volunteers are matched on a one to one basis with a client initially for a period of 6 months. Volunteers provide up to 5 hours of support each week or fortnight depending on the needs of the client and the availability of the volunteer.

Anti-Discrimination Board of N.S.W.: Transgender Discrimination

Australia and New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (A.F.A.O.)

The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (A.F.A.O.) is the national federation for theHIV community response. We provide leadership, coordination and support to Australia's policy, advocacy and health promotion response to HIV. Internationally we contribute to the development of effective policy and programmatic responses to HIV/AIDS at the global level, particularly in the Asia Pacific.

Australian Human Rights Commission: Sexual Orientation, Sex & Gender Identity

Australian Passport Office: Sex and Gender Diverse Passport Applicants

Australian Transgender Support Association of Queensland (A.T.S.A.Q.)

The Australian Transgender Support Association of Queensland was formed in 1990 to help, advise and assist the transgender community in Queensland. It is run by transgenders for transgenders and provides emotional/moral support for transgender people, their families and friends. They also educate and try to dispel misunderstanding and combat discrimination and liaise with medical professionals and all forms of government to assist in better policy.