Banyule Youth Services

LGBTIQ+ Services

Rainbow Space Banyule

Rainbow Space is a collective of young adults 14 – 24 from Banyule area who are passionate about LGBTIQ diversity and promoting inclusion.
For more about Rainbow Space, click here or contact Maddi on 9457 9855

Rainbow Group (Whittlesea Youth Services)

This program aims to build a positive supportive network for young people aged 12 – 25 years who identify as LGBTIQ+ and those supporting them.

The program tackles homophobia and transphobia in the City of Whittlesea whilst building positive social networks for young people in a safe environment.

Participants will also have the opportunity to plan and attend events for the LGBTIQ+ community.

For more information contact Holly at Baseline for Young People on 9404 8800 or email


Minus18 is Australia’s largest youth-led organisation for same-sex attracted and gender diverse young people. This is where we belong.

Gay & Lesbian Switchboard
Gay and Lesbian Switchboard is a free, anonymous and confidential telephone based counselling, information and referral service based in Melbourne.
Counsellors are available daily:
7 Days a week 3.00pm – 12.00midnight, Wed 2-10pm, Fri, Sat, Sun and Public Holidays 6-9pm
Phone:1800 184 527


Sex Etc

A web site by teens, for teens! With answers to those tricky questions you’re not sure about.

Gay Share

Gay share is a quick and easy way for Lesbian & Gay people in Melbourne to find gay friendly homes and flatmates.

Phone: 1300 661 960

TransGender Victoria

TGV is dedicated to achieving justice & equity for people experiencing gender identity issues, their partners, families and friends. Information and support and advocacy provided.

Phone: 03 9020 4642

Social Groups

Thorne Harbour Health Peer Workshops

The Peer Education Program offers workshops for LGBTIQ+ communities. These workshops provide a confidential and welcoming environment for participants to socialise and engage in a shared learning experience. See what workshops are on offer via the link below.


Y-Glam Performing Arts Project is a program of Merri Community Health Services in Coburg and is for young people aged 14 to 25 who are same sex attracted or transgender from anywhere around Melbourne.
Address: Oxygen Youth Space 4/8 Gaffney Street, Coburg
Phone: 1300 637 744 (speak with YGLAM Project)

Y Gender

Y Gender is a vibrant social group for trans, gender-queer, and gender questioning young people and friends based in Melbourne. Y Gender runs social events and has monthly meetings to organise projects.

Joy 94.9

Joy FM is Australia’s first gay & lesbian radio station. It is an intimate, available and immediate way for you to link instantly to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and Intersex (GLBTI) community.
Phone: 1300 JOY 949   
Text: 0427 JOY 949

Health and Support

Melbourne Sexual Health Centre

Doctors and nurses provide sexual health services, such as testing and counselling. All services are free and confidential.
Address: 580 Swanston Street Carlton 3053
Phone: 03 9341 6200|

Family Planning Victoria

Family Planning Victoria provides reproductive and sexual health clinical services to LGBTIQ clients through our clinics. They have a broad range of clinical experience and skills that meet the needs of LGBTIQ clients accessing our services, whatever age you are.
Box Hill
Clinic hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Phone: 03 9257 0100
Action Centre – Melbourne CBD
Clinic hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Phone: 03 9660 4700 or 03 9257 0100

YEAH: Young and Empowered Around Health

YEAH is an Australian youth-driven organisation supporting young people to lead sexual health awareness in their communities and take control of their sexual health.

Northside Clinic

Northside Clinic is a General Practice owned and staffed by a number of GPs with years of experience working in Melbourne’s inner north. The clinic is open to all, but has a particular focus on Sexual Health, as well as providing quality medical care in a safe and friendly environment for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans and HIV positive communities in Melbourne’s north.

The clinic provides comprehensive testing for and management of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and HIV, as well as a full range of General Practice and Allied Health services that are LGBTQIA+ friendly and accessible.
Phone: 9485 7700

The Rainbow Families Victoria

The Rainbow Families Council is a volunteer community organisation that aims to ensure equality for rainbow families: parents, partners and prospective parents who identify as being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex, and their children.     

Zoe Belle Gender Collective

Zoe Belle Gender Collective (ZBGC) is a trans and gender diverse led advocacy organisation based in Victoria, Australia. ZBGC’s goal is to improve the health and wellbeing of trans and gender diverse (TGD) people.

ZBGC advocates for trans and gender diverse people being central to decision making around our own healthcare. We actively encourage TGD community representation on relevant boards, reference groups, management positions and in the workforce of the services that address our needs.

Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGNC)

The AGMC directory list LGBTQIA+ groups and service across Victoria and parts of New South Wales.