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Department for Communities and Social Inclusion

SA Community Organisations

Feast Festival
Feast Festival is a not for profit incorporated organisation governed by a board of management. Feast is a major festival in South Australia and attracts LGBTIQ artists and participants from across Australia and internationally. Feast Festival is located at the Lion Arts Centre Courtyard, Cnr North Tce and Morphett Street and can be contacted on 8463 0684 or on email at

South Australian Rainbow Advocacy Alliance (SARAA)
The South Australian Rainbow Advocacy Alliance (SARAA), formerly the Gay and Lesbian Health Alliance of SA (GLHA), was formed in 2013 by a group of concerned community members to advocate for the health and welfare concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people; and for positive change to related policy issues affecting the ability of LGBTIQ people to live safe, happy and fulfilled lives in the wider community. You can contact SARAA by following this link to their website.

Gender Diversity Alliance South Australia
The Gender Diversity Alliance SA was founded in 2013 to improve the living conditions of transgender people, cross-dressers, transsexuals, genderqueer individuals, mtf, ftm, intersex people, those who identify as neither male nor female and all other people whose gender identity/expression is different from that assigned at birth, and their friends, partners, parents and family. You can contact the group via the link to their Facebook page proved above.

L2Q on the EP
L2Q on the EP is a social and support group established for Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Intersex and Queer people on Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. They offer a safe and confidential space for those who want to access the LGTIQ community. They run a closed Facebook group for L2QonEP members.  Please contact them via message if you are interested in joining this diverse group! You can contact them via the link provided to their Facebook page provided above.

Mental Illness Fellowship of South Australia (MIFSA)
MIFSA offers a range of programs and services for people experiencing mental illness and for their family and friends who care for them. They provide support and information, build community awareness and advocate for improved mental health policy and services. MIFSA is part of a national organisation of mental health service providers – the Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia (MIFA). MIFA is a not-for-profit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organisation of people with serious mental illnesses, their families and friends. MIFSA is located in Wayville, Christies Beach, Reynella, Mt Gambier, Reynella, Mannum and the APY Lands. Please see the website for details regarding their exact location. MIFSA can be contacted at their main office in Wayville on 8378 4100 or by email at

Mount Gambier Lgbtiq Community and Support
Mount Gambier Lgbtiq Community and Support aims to bring people of all ages in the local LGBTIQ community together, providing them with a safe place to socialise with like-minded people. You can contact the group via the link to their Facebook page provided above.

Parents Supporting Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PSP Flag SA)
PSP Flag SA is a South Australian Support group for Parents and their children who are gay, lesbian or bisexual. Parents meet informally once a month or a one on one meeting can be arranged. PSP Flag SA can be contacted on 8369 0718 or by email at

Positive Life SA Inc
Positive Life SA Inc evolved out of a series of community meetings held by HIV positive community members and was incorporated on 26 April 1995. As a peer driven organisation, Positive Life SA is led by a community elected HIV positive Board of Management and can be contacted by telephone on 8293 3700 or if you are in the country call on 1300 854 887. They can be contacted by email at

The Catalyst Foundation
The Catalyst Foundation is a charitable and inclusive organisation providing information, support, programs and advice to South Australians on the ageing and disability journey. The Catalyst Foundation recognises the needs of older LGBTIQ South Australians by providing a dedicated project officer. For further information contact the Catalyst Foundation by telephone on 8168 8776 or 1800 636 368 for a toll free call if you are based outside of the metropolitan area. They can also be contacted by email at

The Carrousel Club
The Carrousel Club was established approximately thirty years ago and is the main South Australian social support group specifically for the members of the transgendered community, their friends and families. The Club is a not for profit organization that provides an opportunity for its members and guests to socialise in their preferred gender and or mode of dress. The club can be contacted by email at:

TransGuidance SA
TransGuidance SA is a peer support service for trans and gender diverse people in South Australia, their families, partners and support people.  All TransGuidance SA Volunteers have lived experience of gender diversity, or being close to someone who is gender diverse. This is not a professional counselling service, and does not replace professional counselling. The aim is to provide a listening ear, information and understanding from a lived experience perspective. TransGuidance SA gives trans and gender diverse people, their families and support people an option for connecting with supportive and knowledgeable members of the community outside the professional health provider system. You will find more information on by following this link or you can call them on 1300 794 584.

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