Victoria

VAC

VAC is Victoria's leading health promotion organisation specialising in HIV prevention, HIV support and providing health services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities.

Alcohol & Other Drug Counselling
1800 906 669

General enquiries
03 9865 6700

Email
enquiries@vac.org.au

Rapid Sexual health clinic

PRONTO! is a new, fast, free and confidential rapid HIV testing service for gay, bisexual, queer and trans men, provided by those who know them best. 

General enquiries
03 9416 2889

DirectLine

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Confidential alcohol and drug counselling and referral line. 

1800 888 236

Living Positive Victoria

Living Positive Victoria is a not for profit, community based organisation representing all people living with HIV in Victoria since 1988 and is committed to the advancement of human rights and wellbeing of all people living with HIV.

General Enquiries

03 9863 8733

New South Wales

ACON

ACON is New South Wales’ leading health promotion organisation specialising in HIV prevention, HIV support and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) health.

General enquiries

02 9206 2000

Substance Support Service

02 9206 2079

Email  aod@acon.org.au

Mind + Matter (Peer Support Groups)

02 9206 2101 

Needle & Syringe Program (NSP)

Sydney NSP 02 9206 2052

Northern Rivers NSP 02 6622 1555

Hunter NSP 02 4962 7700  

Email nsp@acon.org.au

Stimulant Health Check-Up

An ACON website that provides Information on health and wellbeing for people who use Ice/crystal, regardless of how often or how much Ice/crystal. The site also has referrals and links to St Vincents Hospital’s S-Check and other LGBTI friendly Doctor.

a[TEST] Service

a[TEST] is a fast, free and confidential rapid HIV and STI testing site for gay men, provided by those who know them best.

a[TEST] is currently available in four locations across Sydney: Surry Hills, Oxford St (Darlinghurst), Newtown and Kings Cross, and you get your HIV test results in 30 minutes! You can also get an S-CHECK at a[TEST].

Book an appointment by clicking below.

S-CHECK CLINIC

S-Check provides a free, discreet and confidential health check for people who use stimulants (i.e. methamphetamine, cocaine and ecstasy) and is as easy as making an appointment over the phone. You don’t need a Medicare card or ID.

Simply call 02 9361 8079 to make an appointment. The service operates Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm.

TIM

The Institute of Many (TIM) is a peer-run group for HIV positive people. Acting as a social umbrella and advocacy platform, TIM bring HIV positive people together to share their experience of living with HIV in an informal, confidential environment- in person and online.

TIM's work and support isn't limited to NSW. Check out their website for more information.

Positive Life NSW

Positive Life NSW is a non-profit community-based organisation. We work to promote a positive image of people living with and affected by HIV with the aim of eliminating prejudice, isolation, stigma and discrimination. We provide information and targeted referrals, and advocate to change systems and practices that discriminate against people with HIV, our friends, family and carers in NSW.

General Enquiries

02 9206 2177

South Australia

SAMESH

SAMESH provides support, education and training about Sexual Health and HIV for Men who have sex with Men in South Australia. We are a community based organisation located in Adelaide, our services include counselling, peer support and health promotion. Our goal is the empowerment of South Australian Men when it comes to their Sexual Health.

Alcohol and Drug Information Service

24-hour Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Telephone information, counselling and referral. 

1300 131 340

Positive Life SA

Positive Life SA is committed to providing services and activities that add value to the health of people living with HIV in South Australia.

General Enquiries

08 8293 3700

Shine SA

SHine SA is the lead sexual health agency in South Australia. We work in partnership to improve the sexual health and wellbeing of South Australians.

General Enquiries

1300 794 584

Queensland

Queensland AIDS Council

The Queensland AIDS Council (QuAC) is an independent community based health promotion charity. 

QuAC currently has two main program areas:

  • Sexual Health (including our HIV/STI Clinic, Men4Men and 2 Spirits Programs)
  • Healthy Communities (focused on LGBTI Health, Mental Health, Ageing, CALD programs, a Gender Clinic in Brisbane and inclusive practice improvement)

Brisbane

(07) 3017 1777

Cairns

(07) 4041 5451

Alcohol and Drug Information Service

24-hour Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Telephone information, counselling and referral. 

1800 177 833

Queensland Positive People

Queensland Positive People (QPP) is a peer-based advocacy organisation committed to actively promoting self-determination and empowerment for all people living with HIV in QLD.

General Enquiries

1800 636 241

Western Australia

WAAC

The WA AIDS council, established in 1985, leads the Western Australian community in the provision of a wide range of services in the prevention of HIV, and the treatment and care of people living with HIV/AIDS. 

West Perth
(08) 9482 0000

waac@waaids.com

Alcohol and Drug Information Service

The Alcohol and Drug Information Service is a confidential, non-judgemental 24 hour/seven days a week helpline for anybody seeking assistance with alcohol or other drug use.  

Tel: (08) 9442 5000

Country toll-free: 1800 198 024

Northern Territory

NTAHC

The Northern Territory AIDS & Hepatitis Council is the key non-Government organisation working in the area of blood-borne viruses, education and support. NTAHC provides a range of services for LGBTI communities and people living with blood borne viruses.

Darwin

08 8944 7777

Alice Springs

08 8953 3172

For details on Needle Syringe Programs and more click the link below.

Alcohol and Drug Information Service

24-hour Alcohol and Drug Telephone Information and counselling service. 

1800 131 350 

Tasmania

TASCAHRD

The Tasmanian Council on AIDS, Hepatitis and Related Diseases provides care and support for people living with HIV and other blood borne viruses.

General Enquiries

03 6234 1242

Alcohol and Drug Information Service

A 24-hour telephone information and counselling line.  

1800 811 994 

ACT

AIDS Action Council

The Council is a public benevolent institution established to assist people impacted by HIV and AIDS. We do this through the provision of services, on the basis of need, to relieve suffering of people affected by HIV and AIDS which includes the provision of:

  • mental health services
  • social support services
  • financial and other emergency assistance
  • legal advocacy
  • assistance obtaining medical treatment
  • general advice

Call 02 6257 2855

ALCOHOL AND DRUG INFORMATION SERVICE

The Health Directorates' Alcohol and Other Drugs Services can be contacted by calling the number below.

24 Hour Helpline - 02 6207 9977.

The 24 hour Helpline is staffed by professional workers from our Alcohol and Drug Program, and provides:

  • information on alcohol and other drug and associated issues;
  • advice on assisting and managing people who may have alcohol and other drug issues; and
  • support to people affected directly or indirectly by alcohol and drug use.

New Zealand

New Zealand AIDS Foundation

We are focused on preventing the transmission of HIV and providing support for people living with HIV. Find out what we're currently working on and track our progress.

Alcohol and Drug Helpline

Alcohol & Drug Association NZ (ADANZ) is a funded, not-for-profit service provider. Our purpose is to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Aotearoa New Zealand by minimising harm associated with alcohol and other drugs.

We achieve this through our –

  • Nation-wide telephone helpline, where we provide non-judgmental guidance, advice and help
  • A treatment directory that provides people with information on sources of help and assistance
  • Website and other online channels, where people may access a variety of information to enable them to make informed choices

Call  0800 787 797