Northern Rivers - Links


Community groups

Tropical Fruits

Local gay and lesbian social group



Byron Gay

Comprehensive local gay and lesbian website



Australian Radical Faeries

Australian Radical Faeries - North Coast




Community news, personals and dating and events



Local partners

INTRA Drug and Alcohol Counselling

Non-government community based program funded by the Australian National Illicit Drug Strategy

Tel: (02) 6687 2835


The Buttery Drug Rehabilitation Centre

  • Residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre operating as a therapeutic community
  • Outpatient/outreach drug counselling and education service
  • Outreach/outpatient gambling counselling and education service

    Tel: (02) 6687 1111


Lismore and District Women’s Health Centre

Community based organisation that has existed for over 20 years to provide health services to women and girls from a feminist framework. It includes ACON’s Lesbian Counselling Service.

Where: 25 Uralba St, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6621 9800



Clinic 145

Provides a free and confidential service for all STIs and HIV/AIDS

Tel: (07) 5506 6850



Clinic 229 Grafton

Provides a free and confidential service for all STIs and HIV/AIDS (S100 prescriber)

Tel: (02) 6640 2229



Provides a free and confidential service for all STIs and HIV/AIDS (S100 prescriber)

Tel: (02) 6620 2980



Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre

Free legal advice, information and referral; women’s outreach and court support

Where: 5 Club Lane, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6621 1000



Useful Other

North Coast Area Health Service

Dental services for PLWHA

Tel: (02) 6620 2617

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HITS - Needle and Syringe Program

Large range of equipment, information and referrals + 24-hour vending machine and disposal bins

Where: Cnr Hunter and Orion Streets, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6622 2222


Holdworth House Medical Practice

Holdsworth House has a therapeutic approach to complementary therapies that empowers patients to take control of their health. Patients who wish to integrate multiple healing modalities are introduced to reputable, quality practitioners on site in Sydney and Byron Bay (S100 Prescriber)Where: 37 Fletcher St, Byron Bay

Tel: (02) 6680 7211




The Men & Family Centre offers a variety of counselling, groups and community development services to men and their families.

Where: 17a Keen St, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6622 6116



Mullumbimby Women’s Resource Centre

The Women's Resource Centre's objectives are to maintain a service within Byron Shire that identifies the needs of women in the community and provide assistance to women and their children.

Where: 55 Dalley St, Mullumbimby

Tel: (02) 6684 4299



NCAHS Liver Clinic

For Hepatitis C clients

Where: Level 3, 29 Molesworth Street, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6620 7539



NSW Police Gay and Lesbian Officers

The NSW Police Force is committed to the gay, lesbian and transgender communities by iIncreasing reporting and reducing the incidence of violence, crime, harrassment and fear of violence within these communities.

Tel: (02) 6685 9499 (Byron Bay)
(07) 5536 0999 (Tweed Heads)



Riverlands Drug and Alcohol Centre

Riverlands is a new purpose built multi-functional drug and alcohol  treatment centre in Lismore. The centre comprises a 16 bed detoxification unit,  pharmacotherapy clinic (methadone and buprenorphine), clinical liaison and outpatient services and an educational and training facility.

Where: Cnr Hunter and Uralba Sts, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6620 7600



Transgender Support Group

Tel: Jackie on (07) 5538 8992


Tweed Shire Women’s Service

Community managed not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services and programs to women and children living in the Tweed shire.

Where: Cnr Prince and Nullum Street, Murwillumbah

Tel: (02) 6672 4188




PFLAG Northern Rivers

PFLAG stands for Parents and Friends of Lesbians And Gays. We are a non-profit voluntary organisation whose members have a common goal of keeping families together. PFLAG is here to give help, support and information to families, friends of all gay people.

Tel: Robin and Richard on (02) 6620 6112 or (02) 6687 4726 (a/h)



Women’s Health Matters

Menopause, osteoporosis and incontinence

Where: Level 3, 29 Molesworth St, Lismore

Tel: (02) 6620 2999



More info

Want your organiation to have a link on thos page?

Contact: ACON Northern Rivers

Freecall: 1800 633 637


Tel: (02) 6622 1555