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Meridian (formerly: The AIDS Action Council)

Meridian is a community-controlled, peer-led organisation that provides health and social support services for the communities they work with. Meridian is dedicated to eliminating HIV stigma, discrimination and fostering understanding. Their commitment is to provide appropriate, high-quality support services for individuals living with HIV and those impacted by HIV & AIDS across the ACT region.

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Diversity ACT

Diversity ACT is a community-based, non-profit organisation that exists to advance and support the aspirations, acceptance and human dignity of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex members of the Canberra community. Diversity ACT is a service hub, a support network and a community resource that seeks to support the diverse experiences of all citizens of the ACT, and to support equal rights and treatment of all Canberrans regardless of their sexual or gender orientation.


Diversity ACT aims to create and nurture a supportive place for all Canberrans of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities, their families and friends, and to act as a beacon of strength and acceptance to help all Canberrans achieve their full potential, regardless of

their lifestyle, interests or beliefs. Diversity ACT

exists to provide free and confidential counselling

services, a safe place for queer youth, specialist

support for queer Canberrans in need as well as a

recreational hub for all gay, lesbian, bisexual,

transgender, intersex and queer identifying


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