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List of Queensland sexual health and HIV services

Queensland Health sexual health clinics

Northern Queensland

Central Queensland

South-east Queensland

Community based testing sites

RAPID (Brisbane)
2 Winn Street
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
HIV and syphilis testing
Tuesday-Friday 3-8pm, Saturday 12-5pm
(07) 3013 5566
Email: info@rapid.org.au

RAPID (Gold Coast)
Shop 12, 89-99 West Burleigh Road
Burleigh Heads QLD 4220
HIV and syphilis testing
Thursday 3-6pm
(07) 3013 5566
Email: info@rapid.org.au

RAPID (@ Wet)
22 Jeays Street
Bowen Hills QLD 4006
HIV and syphilis testing
Tuesdays 2-7pm
(07) 3013 5566
Email: info@rapid.org.au

RAPID (@ Bodyline)
45 Peel Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101
HIV and syphilis testing
Wednesday 2-7pm
(07) 3013 5566
Email: info@rapid.org.au

Clinic 30 (Queensland AIDS Council)
30 Helen Street
Teneriffe QLD 4005
HIV and STI Testing
GP Clinic: Mon 10am-4pm, Thurs 11am-7pm, Fri 11am-3pm
Psychology Service: Mon-Wed; Gender Clinic: Wed 10am-4pm
Medicare card required
Phone: (07) 3017 1777

Testing Point @ Clinic 30 (Queensland AIDS Council)
30 Helen Street
Teneriffe QLD 4005
Walk in Service Tuesdays 6-8pm (HIV and STI testing)
Medicare card required
Phone: (07) 3017 1777

Clinic 30 Outreach Clinic @ Number 29
29 McLachlan Street
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Walk in Service Thursdays 7.00pm - 10.00pm (HIV and STI testing)
Medicare card required

Community controlled health services

Cairns and Hinterland, Cape York and Torres Strait-Northern Peninsula Hospital and Health Services

Townsville, North West and Mackay Hospital and Health Services

Central Queensland, Central West, South West and Wide Bay Hospital and Health Services

Sunshine Coast, Darling Downs and West Moreton Hospital and Health Services

Metro North Health Service

Metro South and Gold Coast Hospital and Health Services

Contact tracing support officers

Officers are based in 5 locations across Queensland and provide services to their host and nearby Hospital and Health Services (HHS). Find your local HHS.

Cairns Sexual Health Service (07) 4226 4769

  • Torres and Cape
  • Cairns and Hinterland

Townsville Sexual Health Service (07) 4433 9600

  • Townsville
  • North West
  • Mackay

Sunshine Coast Sexual Health Service (Clinic 87) (07) 5470 5244

  • Central Queensland
  • Central West
  • Wide Bay
  • Sunshine Coast

Princess Alexandra Sexual Health (07) 3176 7587

  • Metro South
  • Darling Down
  • West Moreton
  • South West
  • Gold Coast

Metro North Public Health Unit (07) 3624 1111

  • Metro North

Blood Borne Viruses  and Sexually Transmissible Infections (BBV/STI) Unit

Phone: 07 3328 9724
Email: bbvcdu@health.qld.gov.au

HIV Public Health Team

The HIV Public Health Team manage the HIV notification and contact tracing process and assist in the management of people who place others at risk of HIV. They provide support and guidance for clinicians and confidential HIV contact tracing for people living with HIV and those who may have
been at risk of HIV transmission.

HIV Surveillance, Communicable Diseases Unit
Locked Bag 28
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Phone: 07 3328 9797
Fax: 07 3328 9799
Email: HIV_PH_Team@health.qld.gov.au

Queensland Syphilis Surveillance Service(QSSS)

Phone: 1800 032 238
Email:

Infectious diseases units

Organisations providing sexual health services

Australasian Society of HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine is a peak, member-based organisation supporting health professionals in Australia and New Zealand who work in the area of HIV, viral hepatitis and SITs.

Sexual Health Society of Queensland provides authoritative advice and advocacy regarding all aspects of sexual health in Queensland.

Queensland Injectors Health Network is a non-government, not for profit organisation which provides a variety of health services to illicit drug users throughout Queensland.

Queensland AIDS Council is a community organisation that delivers HIV prevention programs, critical peer support and client services for people with HIV.

Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland provides access to culturally appropriate health information and services, including Hepatitis, HIV/AIDS and sexual health program for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in Queensland.

True relationships and reproductive health provides clinic services and education relating to reproductive and sexual health.

Hepatitis Queensland is a non-government, community organisation that provides support, education and resources about viral hepatitis.

Queensland Positive People is a peer-based organisation that advocates for people living with HIV, providing support, education, prevention, treatment and health promotion services about HIV and other STIs.

Respect Inc. provides support services focused on the rights and wellbeing of Queensland sex workers.

Open Doors Youth Service provides support services for LGBTIQ young people and their families.

Women’s Health Queensland Wide is a not for profit health promotion, information and education service which provides coaching, support and health information for women of all ages in Queensland.

Youth Link works with disadvantaged, homeless and at risk young people in Cairns, providing services and support in health (including sexual and reproductive health), housing and emergency relief.

Youth Empowered Towards Independence (YETI) supports the health and wellbeing of young people (aged between 12 and 25) who live in far north Queensland through a variety of programs.

Queensland World AIDS Day Alliance aims to raise awareness in the Queensland community about HIV/AIDS issues.

Sexual health information websites

Partner notification

Let Them Know is developed to help people who have been diagnosed with a sexually transmissible infection to tell their sexual partners they might be at risk.

The Drama Down Under provides information for men who have sex with men about the most common STIs, and provides a service to advice their sexual partners that they might also be at risk by sending an e-card or SMS either personally or anonymously. Men can also register to receive a regular reminder to have a sexual health check-up.

Better to Know provides information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people about common STIs as well as a service to advise their sexual partners that they might also be at risk by sending an e-card or SMS, either personally or anonymously.

Sexual health information for young people

Stop the Rise of STIs is a sexual health website for young Queenslanders aged 16-29.

In Real Life is a guide to sex and relationships for 15 to 18-year olds in Australia, providing real life answers to questions about sex, relationships, pregnancy, STIs, contraception and their body.

Frank is a guide to sex and relationships for 18 to 30-year olds in Australia, providing frank questions and answers about sexual and reproductive health.

Young Deadly Free is a project aiming to increase STI and BBV testing and treatment rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people living in remote communities across Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia and South Australia.

Play Safe (NSW) provides information about safe sex, condoms, STI treatment and testing.

Get the Facts (NSW) provides young people in Western Australia with information on sexual health and relationships, including STIs, BBVs, contraception, body image, tattoos and piercings.

Last updated: 2 November 2018