Torrens Room

Sessions taking place in the Torrens Room. Venue location and floorplan details.

The Personal Meets the Professional in Townsville

Half way between Brisbane and Cape York is the regional city of Townsville with nearly 200,000 people. Home to the Bindal and Wulgurukaba people, Townsville is a diverse community. In the past it has been labelled as homophobic, ‘red neck’ and in 1999 a ‘hate’ campaign resulted in the Queensland Aids Council building was bombed in Townsville…

Build, Connect, Belong: Creating communities for meaningful connections

Connection and belonging play an important role in supporting our mental health and well-being and in reducing suicide in our community. But for many LGBTIQ people inclusion and acceptance can be hard to find because as LGBTIQ people we often aren’t fortunate enough to be born into our community and rarely does our nuclear family reflect our identity…

Thriving in the Margins

This workshop will explore the challenges and opportunities of therapists who both come from and work with the more ‘excluded’ members of the LGBTIQ communities. We will comment on the lack of discourse about this reality…

Freedom Centre’s ‘Junior aGender’

Freedom Centre (FC) is a peer support and information service for young LGBTIQ+ people in Perth, Western Australia that aims to promote mental health and prevent suicide and mental illness…