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sister angela Mary bill rutkin

Sister Angela Mary Doyle AO, former Executive Director of the Mater Hospitals, and Bill Rutkin OAM, former Queensland AIDS Council President, recently caught up for the first time in 30 years to reminisce on their days at the coal face of the early AIDS crisis. The early AIDS crisis Australians first heard of the mysterious …

shelley argent PFLAG+ National Spokesperson retires

Shelley Argent stepped down this month as PFLAG+ National Spokesperson. In that position and others, she advocated tirelessly for LGBTIQ+ rights over more than two decades. Shelley Argent, however, told QNews she will continue to advocate behind the scenes. “I’m a mother. Mums don’t retire. It’s a job for life. As the mum of an …

manscapes calendar 2021

Yet again, Byron Bay artist John Bortolin captures a superb collection of beautiful men amid the visual splendour of the Northern New South Wales landscape for the Manscapes Calendar 2021. As in previous years, every calendar purchase supports mental health projects undertaken by QC (Queensland Council for LGBTI Health). Scroll down for video John Bortolin …

Queensland AIDS Council Pride Festival

The Queensland AIDS Council (QuAC) will in the future be known as the Queensland Council for LGBTI Health (QC). This follows a membership vote and approval at the 2019 Annual General Meeting tonight (November 19). Consultation QuAC conducted community consultation amongst our communities across the state in advance of the change. The consultation sought community …

world AIDS day queensland story bridge red lights hiv

There’s a program of events planned all over the state for World AIDS Day Queensland 2019. On the 1st of December each year, we pause to reflect on our progress in the fight against HIV. We remember those we lost and commit to supporting those still living with HIV today.  It is also a time …

QuAC wishes Happy Pride to everyone in our communities. We look forward to saying hello at the Pride March and Pride Fair Day. We are so excited to be part of the dazzling array of LGBTIQ+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy activities during Brisbane Pride 2019. Pride President Rebecca Johnson sends best wishes from Geneva The Pride …

peter black quac religious freedoms bills

Peter Black, President of QuAC discusses the draft Religious Freedoms Bills and their potential impact on our communities. Peter Black is a Senior Lecturer in Law, teaching and researching in internet law, media law and Australian Constitutional law. As a firm advocate of equality and fairness for the LGBTI communities, Peter Black was also Queensland …

gold coast drag brunch

This Saturday, Surfers Paradise restaurant Bazaar, located at QT Gold Coast, is getting a very special drag-tastic makeover. It’s the Gold Coast drag brunch. They decided to pair their infamous Brunch with some of our favourite drag sisters. And all for a very good cause — raising money for QuAC. Gather the squad and put …

Queensland AIDS Council Pride Festival

The Queensland AIDS Council has appointed a new interim executive director after the resignation of Michael Scott last month. Rebecca Reynolds, who joins the organisation from the peak body the National LGBTI Health Alliance, will begin in the role on August 13 and will lead QuAC through until the end of the year. Her career …

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