Gold Coast

Sexual health clinics

The clinics provide free and confidential counselling, testing and some treatments. No Medicare card is needed. The clinics also provide free interpreting services (face-to-face or by telephone). You need to make an appointment before going.

Gold Coast Sexual Health Clinic
2019 Gold Coast Hwy, Miami Qld 4220
Phone: 5576 9033

HIV/AIDS organisations

Queensland Association of Healthy Communities (QAHC)
Formerly the Queensland AIDS Council, QAHC provides sexual health services and support for gay and other men who have sex with men (MSM), including: printed resources and campaigns; a website; telephone information and referral; workshops and support groups; and outreach programs.
Phone: 1800 155 141 (Statewide)
Phone: 5572 8739
www.qahc.org.au

Queensland Positive People
A network of people with HIV/AIDS offering: regular social activities, peer support, advocacy, treatments, information and referrals (and includes services for heterosexual HIV positive people).
www.qpp.org.au

Spiritus Positive Directions
Provides a range of care, treatment and support services to people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Queensland. Positive Directions has offices across Queensland.
Phone: 1300 785 853
18a West Street, Burleigh Heads Qld 4220
Phone: 5576 8366
www.positivedirections.org.au

Hepatitis organisations

Hepatitis C Council of Queensland
Provides free services such as telephone information and support services, clinical counselling, education and training, printed resources, support groups and information evenings.
Toll free: 1800 648 491
www.hepatitisc.asn.au

Gold Coast Hep Cats support group
5520 7900 Sean Hynes
0414 358 127 Sue Sharman

Queensland Injectors Health Network (QUIHN)
Statewide service for people who are illicit drug users, their family, friends and health professionals, providing Needle and Syringe Programs (NSPs), detox services, counselling, education, training, information and resources.
2019 Gold Coast Highway , Miami, Qld 4220
Phone: 5520 7900
www.quihn.org.au

Multicultural services

Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland (ECCQ)
ECCQ represents the interests of people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in Queensland through advocacy, community development programs, Women’s Ethnic Network, health program, multicultural policy development, and research.
www.eccq.com.au

Sexual violence

Family Planning Queensland
Provides sexual and reproductive health including clinic, education and training services.
Suite 1 – 47 Nerang St (Cnr Davenport), Southport QLD 4215
Phone: (07) 5531 2636
www.fpq.com.au

Legal services

Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland
The Commission investigates and handles complaints, and provides information about discrimination issues. The Commission also provides information in a number of languages.
Phone: 1300 130 670
TTY: 1300 130 680
www.adcq.qld.gov.au

HIV/AIDS Legal Centre Inc (HALC)
HALC is a community legal centre that specialises in HIV related legal matters. It provides a telephone help line and online resources.
Toll free: 1800 063 060
www.halc.org.au

Health Quality and Complaints Commission
The Commission oversees the quality of all public and private health services, and is responsible for addressing complaints from any person associated with health service delivery.
Toll free: 1800 077 308
www.hrc.qld.gov.au

Legal Aid Queensland
Provides legal assistance (information, advice and representation) to financially and socially disadvantaged Queenslanders
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au
Ph: 1300 651 188
1st Floor, 100 Scarborough Street , Southport Qld 4215

Refugee & Immigration Legal Service (RAILS)
RAILS provides free legal advice and assistance in the areas of immigration, refugee and domestic violence cases, a telephone advice line for Regional Queensland and online resources in a number of languages.
Advice line: 3846 3189
Mon & Fri 2-4pm
www.rails.org.au

GPs who speak other languages

Logan – Beenleigh Area
Dr Ali Issapour
1162 Jacobswell Road
Pimpama Qld 4208
Phone 5546 1407
Languages spoken: English, Persian (Farsi), French and German.

Gold Coast
Dr Shahla Rafiei
The Travel Doctor
Southport Gold Coast
Phone: 5526 4444

Helensvale Surgery
Phone: 55732122

Beenleigh Village Medical Centre
Phone: 3382 4513
Mobile: 0438 744468