Bond University genuinely treats all students with the same level of consideration, empathy and duty of care including those who may be lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex or questioning (LGBTIQ). We strive to provide a learning environment that is safe and supportive and we actively encourage all students to understand and respect individuality and diversity.
Below is information about how Bond University caters to the needs of LGBTIQ students both on and off campus, important to both prospective and current students alike.
Bond University medical services
The Student and Staff Medical Clinic provides medical support for LGBTIQ students and is located within Medical, Psychological and Disability Services – Level 1, Student Court, Building 9
Clinic hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5pm
Bond University psychological services
Counselling and guidance and information on LGBTIQ issues. Our Psychologists provide free, confidential counselling service to help you with anything from academic, study pressures through to personal problems.
Clinic hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5pm
Bond University LGBTIQ Society
Student group set up to promote an LGBTIQ friendly culture for LGBTIQ students. The society holds regular meetings and social events for LGBTIQ students.
Bond Pride Alliance
Bond Pride Alliance is a student group that provides support and awareness surrounding LGBTIQ + issues within and around Bond University. Join our Facebook group.
On campus Security
Security officers can be contacted at any hour by phone to assist in an emergency or even just to walk you to your car after dark.
Off campus services
Broadbeach General Practice
The Oracle, 6 Charles Ave, Broadbeach
Phone: 07 5539 8583
Gold Coast Sexual Health
2019 Gold Coast Hwy
Miami Q 4220
Phone: 07 5576 9033
Please note: Gold Coast Sexual Health Service will be moving to Southport Health Precinct 1 in March/April 2015 and is adjacent to the old Gold Coast Hospital.
Brisbane Sexual Health Clinic – Gender Clinic
Floor 1,270 Roma Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Phone: 07 3227 8666
Queensland Association for Healthy Communities
QAHC aims to promote the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Queenslanders and are a not-for-profit, community based organisation.
Brisbane and Gold Coast - 30 Helen Street, Teneriffe Qld 4006
Tel: 07 3017 1777 or Free call: 1800 177 434
The Australian Transgender Support Association Queensland
ATSAQ provides counselling, advice and assistance to the transgender community, their families and medical practitioners in Queensland.
Tel: 07 3843 5024 (8am - 6pm). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Gay and Lesbian Welfare Association
GLWA operates counseling lines for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals and their families/friends in Queensland.
Free Call: 1800 184 527 (7pm-10pm every night)
The Rainbow Service, Relationships Australia
This service provides a relationship counseling service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities.
Call 1300 364 277 to book a session asking for 'The Rainbow Service'.
The Australian Bisexual Network
ABN provides a phone information services for bisexual people (women, men and transgender), their partners, families and friends.
Free Call: 1800 653 223
Australian Federation of AIDS Organizations (AFAO) – Indigenous Gay/Sister Girls and Transgender Project: www.afao.org.au
Jellybeans is a social support group for transgender, gender variant and gender queer young people and those questioning their gender identity aged under 24. Groups are help at the Open Doors Youth Services Inc.
Tel: 07 3257 7660
Out for Australia
An organisation that supports aspiring LGBTIQ professionals: http://www.outforaustralia.org/
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex (LGBTI) Legal Service Inc
This is a new community-based legal service providing free legal advice, assistance and referral to the LGBTI communities.
For people who live in the Gold Coast a phone appointment may be organized, contact Julie on 0401 936 232 or email email@example.com