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2020 is fast approaching and with a new decade, comes new challenges, and new opportunities to again tackle some of the challenges that have remained with us from the past. QuAC has been actively working to create change for our communities for over 30 years, and we are ready to step in to the next …

manscapes 2020 charity calendar byron bay

Another crop of Byron Bay men have bared all for the new Manscapes calendar by northern New South Wales artist John Bortolin. The calendar blends regional Australian landscapes and male nude photography, to raise money for men’s mental health. Bortolin says the calendar is a tribute to some of my friends who have lost their …

queensland aids council peter black brisbane pride rally

On the day of the Brisbane Pride Festival Rally and March, the Queensland AIDS Council’s President Peter Black speaks on where we are at and how far we have to go. This morning I had the privilege to talk about the future of the Queensland AIDS Council and the LGBTI Brotherboy and Sistergirl communities of …

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Australians are being encouraged to make a donation to a local LGBTIQ group through today’s “giveOUTday” initiative launched by giving circle The Channel. Inspired by the success of the US project of the same name, the project aims to build the capacity for LGBTIQ+ communities to resource their own social change, increase awareness of health …

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The Queensland AIDS Council and QN Magazine are hosting a free community screening of new drama film 1985 later this month, and you’re invited. Shot on black-and-white Super 16mm film, writer-director Yen Tan’s 1985 takes a unique look at a pivotal moment in American history through the prism of empathy, love and family. In the …

big gay day 2019 hero shot

The Wickham Hotel and Big Gay Day have announced that this year’s festival has raised $40,000 to be distributed to six local LGBTIQ organisations, with over 2,800 people at this year’s event. Last Sunday (March 10), the event again took over the venue and its neighbouring street in Fortitude Valley, transforming it into an inclusive …

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Billy Vincent, one of the hunky new grooms from Married At First Sight, stripped off last year for a nude charity calendar to raise money for men’s mental health. Billy Vincent entered the reality TV show as an “intruder” on Monday night, meeting and marrying his bride Susie at the altar. The 29-year-old personal trainer …

queensland aids council QuAC Suicide Prevention Cains Pride Festival brisbane pride

Feeling creative? In need of a creative outlet that will support an amazing suicide prevention campaign for the community? Do you want to use creativity to encourage conversations which will reduce suicide and self-harm in our LGBTI, Sistergirl and Brotherboy communities? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions then the Queensland …

The Queensland AIDS Council is excited to be recruiting for the role of 2Spirits Statewide Program Manager. Based in our Brisbane office, the 2Spirits Statewide Program Manager will support the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Sistergirls and Brotherboys in Queensland through a whole of community approach to social …

The Queensland AIDS Council has announced the appointment of Rebecca Reynolds as their new Chief Executive Officer. Reynolds (pictured, second from left) was appointed Interim Executive Director of QuAC in August, and joined the organisation from the National LGBTI Health Alliance, the peak body in Australia for organisations and individuals working to improve health outcomes …

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