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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

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 …

Queensland AIDS Council Pride Festival

The Queensland AIDS Council are looking for a new executive director after the resignation of Michael Scott. QuAC said in a statement that Scott had informed the council’s board that he would resigning from the role effective July 1 to pursue other opportunities. Scott has been with QuAC for eight years and has served in …

Brendan Leishman

Brendan Leishman, who passed away on April 19, was farewelled in a Celebration of Life ceremony in Cairns last Saturday. A diverse group of people came together to celebrate a man much loved in many communities. Members of the LGBT+ community gathered with Brendan’s partner Dave to remember a man who contributed much to the …

Brisbane's much anticipated Big Gay Day street festival will be returning to Fortitude Valley venue The Wickham Hotel in March LGBTIQ Charities

Coles has announced it will donate an additional $10,000 to its four LGBTIQ charity partners at this year’s Big Gay Day street festival in Brisbane. Big Gay Day, to be held at The Wickham Hotel in Fortitude Valley this Sunday (March 11), has for the past 18 years brought Queensland’s LBGTIQ community together for a …

candlelight vigil world aids day quac

After the overwhelming community support seen at last year’s World AIDS Day candlelight vigil in New Farm Park – the first seen in Brisbane in seven years – QuAC (Queensland AIDS Council) has announced that they will be holding another vigil again this year to remember friends and family members lost to HIV/AIDS. The 2015 …

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