Cairns Gay Men’s Directory

We've compiled this directory of organisations and services which are useful for gay men in Cairns. If you would like us to link to your website, or if you find any errors in the listings, please contact us

Health Services

qgqh ATODS

ATODS provides a diverse range of services that support Far North Queenslanders to make informed choices about alcohol, tobacco and other drug use through the provision of quality public health and clinical interventions which are evidence based and reflect contemporary best practice. 8 Aplin Street, Cairns. 07 4226 3900.

qgqh Cairns Sexual Health Service

Our service is free. You don't have to have a Medicare card, but please bring it if you have one. As a specialist sexual health clinic, we can provide you with a range of care. Cairns North Community Health (upstairs) 381 Sheridan Street, Cairns (Opposite Tobruk Pool) 07 4226 4769.

qlife Diverse Voices

QLD partner site of QLife the LGBTIQ national telephone, web chat and referral service. Open 7 days, 3pm until 12 Midnight. 1800 184 527 or visit for web chat.

glwa GLWA/Gayline

Need to Talk? We are here for you 24/7, 365 days a year. Whenever you need to chat the phone is fastest. You chat about anything and it’s free! 1800 55 1800.

headspace Headspace

Provides support for all young people aged 12- 25 going through a tough time. Find help for mental health issues, physical health questions, education, drug & alcohol use and employment issues. 2nd Floor, 45 Spence Street, Cairns. 1800 455 652 Also at Riverway Village Boulevard, Townsville. For online mental health support.

llcssp Lifeline

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. We're committed to empowering Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion and hope. 188 Aumuller St, Cairns. 24 hour telephone counselling service. 13 11 14 or 07 4050 4955.

nme Nakedman

NAKEDMAN is a community organisation that is passionate about creating fun and inclusive workshops, retreats and camps. We welcome ALL MEN; trans, cis, queer, gay, bi and same sex attracted. Our events are professionally facilitated to ensure they are safe, fun and respectful spaces. NAKEDMAN is a proud supporter of similar organisations and events.

napwha National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS

Good quality of life starts with the right HIV treatment This is where people with HIV share some great moments as well as the things they do to maintain a good quality of life including being on the right HIV treatment.

qpp Queensland Positive People

QPP is a peer-based advocacy organisation which is committed to actively promoting self-determination and empowerment for all people living with HIV (PLHIV) throughout Queensland. People shouldn‘t have to deal with HIV on their own. Many PLHIV face similar issues, so it makes sense to share these experiences.

quac Queensland Aids Council

The Queensland AIDS Council (QuAC) is an independent community based health promotion charity. QuAC was formed in 1984 by a group of largely gay men in response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Queensland. 290 Draper Street, Parramatta Park. 07 4041 5451.

quihn QuIHN

The Cairns Treatment Services provides clinical counselling and support to individuals who wish to address their drug use and any co-occurring mental health concerns (dual diagnosis). Counselling and support can also be provided to significant others or carers of someone with substance use and/or mental health concerns. Drop in day Monday 10-4pm 60 Pease Street Manunda. 07 4032 1463.

raq Rainbow Counselling Service

Relationship Counselling Service for LGBT communities 125 Grafton Street, Cairns. 07 4041 6063 or 1300 364277. Provided by counsellors with specialised skills, knowledge and experience in the area of LGBTI service provision, the service‘s central hub is our Spring Hill venue in Brisbane, but we also have a network of specially trained counsellors in many of our regional venues. Our helpful contact centre staff can help you find a counsellor who is right for you.


ReachOut provides practical tools and support to help young people get through everything from everyday issues to tough times. The help you need, where and when you need it.

tnd The New Deal

In the past, sex was thought to be low risk for Hepatitis C. But the number of gay men and other men who have sex with men getting Hep C is on the rise, particularly among those men living with HIV.

utrc Under the Rainbow Counselling

Whether you are looking to overcome a specific problem or just looking to be happier in your life, finding the right counsellor is an important step. You know you have found the right counsellor when you feel comfortable, safe, respected and you have a sense of hope that things can change. John Bal 0409 426 585.

Updated 27/7/2022

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