For immediate help
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. Call them on 1800 55 1800. It's a free call, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
eheadspace offers online chat or email support services for young people aged 12–25, as well as their family and friends. Call them on 1800 650 890. its a free call. The eheadspace team are available between 9am – 1am (AEDT) 7 days a week.
Qlife is a national counselling and referral service for LGBTIQ+ people of all ages. Call them on 1800 184 527 or chat online.
Beyondblue provides information and support to help everyone, including LGBTIQ+ people in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. Call them on 1300 22 4636, chat online or email.
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Call them on 13 11 14 or chat online.
Other organisations that can provide information and assistance
The National Student Wellbeing Hub has many resources that support diversity.
Bullying. No Way! provides information and ideas for students, parents and teachers.
Minus 18 is Australia’s youth driven network for LGBTIQ+ youth. Their website provides masses of information and resources. Since they are based in Victoria, their workshops and events are regrettably a little far away for Queenslanders.
Open Doors Youth Service operates in south-east Queensland to support at risk and homeless young people with diverse genders, sexualities, and bodies.
The Australian Transgender Support Association of Queensland is run by transgenders for transgenders and provides emotional/moral support for people with Gender identity Disorder (formally known as Gender Dysphoria) their families and friends.
Queensland AIDS Council supports the LGBTIQ+ community in all areas of health and education.
Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing.
Relationships Australia Queensland support healthy relationships through counselling, mediation and other services. They have a rainbow program and a rainbow counselling service to support the mental health and wellbeing of people of diverse bodies, genders and sexualities
The Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Gender Clinic and Statewide Service aims to help young people and their families reduce any distress they are experiencing and strengthen their coping mechanisms.
PFLAG Brisbane offers peer support to parents, families and friends of those who are gender or sexuality diverse.
Rainbow Families Queensland is an organisation that supports same-sex parents.