Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA)

PCFA has support groups specifically for gay and bisexual men with prostate cancer
contact-phone-sm 02 9438 7000 or
spacer 1800 220 099 (freecall)
contact-letter-sm enquiries@pcfa.org.au
contact-mouse-sm www.pcfa.org.au (PCFA state offices are listed on the website)


Cancer Australia

Providing national leadership in cancer control and improving outcomes for Australians affected by cancer
contact-phone-sm 02 9357 9400 or
spacer 1800 624 973 (freecall)
contact-mouse-sm www.canceraustralia.gov.au


Cancer Council Australia

Reducing the impact of cancer in Australia through advocacy, research, education and support
contact-mouse-sm www.cancer.org.au


Cancer Council Helpline

A free, confidential telephone information and support service run by Cancer Councils in each State and Territory
contact-phone-sm 13 11 20


Andrology Australia

Providing information about prostate cancer and male reproductive health
contact-phone-sm 1300 303 878 
contact-letter-sm info@andrologyaustralia.org
contact-mouse-sm www.andrologyaustralia.org


Impotence Australia

Providing information about impotence, treatments and accessing support
contact-phone-sm 1800 800 614)
contact-letter-sm admin@impotenceaustralia.com.au
contact-mouse-sm www.impotenceaustralia.com.au


Talk It Over - Men's Line Australia

contact-phone-sm 1300 789 978
contact-mouse-sm www.menslineaus.org.au


beyondblue - The National Depression Initiative

contact-phone-sm 1300 224 636
contact-mouse-sm www.beyondblue.org.au


Lifeline Australia

contact-phone-sm 13 11 14 (24 hour service)
contact-mouse-sm www.beyondblue.org.au


Continence Foundation of Australia

Providing information about bladder and bowel health and accessing support
contact-phone-sm (03) 9347 2522
contact-mouse-sm www.beyondblue.org.au


Cancer Connections

contact-phone-sm 13 11 20
contact-mouse-sm www.cancerconnections.com.au


Black Dog Institute

contact-phone-sm 02 9382 4523
contact-letter-sm blackdog@blackdog.org.au
contact-mouse-sm www.blackdoginstiture.org.au


Relationships Australia

Providing relationship support services for individuals, families and communities
contact-phone-sm 1300 364 277
contact-mouse-sm www.relationships.org.au


Cancer Councils

Providing practical and emotional support, financial and legal assistance, information services and more


Cancer Council ACT

contact-phone-sm 02 6257 9999
contact-letter-sm reception@actcancer.org
contact-mouse-sm www.actcancer.org


Cancer Council NSW

contact-phone-sm 02 9334 1900
contact-letter-sm feedback@nswcc.org.au
contact-mouse-sm www.cancercouncil.com.au


Cancer Council Northern Territory

contact-phone-sm 08 8927 4888
contact-letter-sm admin@cancernt.org.au
contact-mouse-sm www.cancercouncilnt.com.au


Cancer Council Queensland

contact-phone-sm 07 3258 2200
contact-letter-sm info@cancerqld.org.au
contact-mouse-sm www.cancerqld.org.au


Cancer Council South Australia

contact-phone-sm 08 8291 4111
contact-letter-sm tcc@cancersa.org.au
contact-mouse-sm www.cancersa.org.au


Cancer Council Tasmania

contact-phone-sm 03 6233 2030
contact-letter-sm infotas@cancertas.org.au
contact-mouse-sm www.cancertas.org.au


Cancer Council Victoria

contact-phone-sm 03 9635 5000
contact-letter-sm enquiries@cancervic.org.au
contact-mouse-sm www.cancervic.org.au


Cancer Council Western Australia

contact-phone-sm 08 9212 4333
contact-letter-sm inquiries@cancerwa.asn.au
contact-mouse-sm www.cancerwa.asn.au


Gay and Bisexual men specific:

The following organisations can provide you with information and contact details of ‘gay friendly’ health professionals.


Gay and Lesbian Welfare Association (Queensland)

Peer-to-peer telephone counselling service, offering support, referral and information to the Queensland LGBT community 
contact-phone-sm (07) 3017 1717 or
contact-phone-sm 1800 184 527
(freecall) 
contact-mouse-sm www.glwa.org.au


ACON (NSW)

Health promotion organisation based in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community 
contact-phone-sm (02) 9206 2000 or
contact-phone-sm 1800 063 060 (freecall) 
contact-mouse-sm www.acon.org.au 
contact-letter-sm acon@acon.org.au


Gay & Lesbian Counselling Services of NSW

A volunteer–based community service providing free, anonymous and confidential telephone counselling, information and referral services and support groups for gay men, lesbians, bisexual and transgender persons (GLBT) and people in related communities throughout New South Wales – 7 days 5:30pm – 10:30pm 
contact-phone-sm (02) 8594 9596 or
contact-phone-sm 1800 184 527 (freecall) 
contact-mouse-sm www.glcsnsw.org.au


Gay &; Lesbian Community Services SA/NT

A fully volunteer run and operated peer telephone support, referral and advocacy service for the LGBT community and the wider community of South Australia and Northern Territory – 7pm – 10pm each night 
contact-phone-sm  (08) 8193 0800 
contact-letter-sm  glcs@glcssa.org.au 
contact-mouse-smwww.glcssa.org.au


Further reading

Cancer Council Australia. (2010). Localised prostate cancer – a guide for men and their families. (You can get a free copy of this book by contacting PCFA – Tel: 02 9438 7000/1800 220 099 (freecall) Email: enquiries@pcfa.org.au 

Perlman, G. (Ed.). (2013). What every gay man needs to know about prostate cancer: The essential guide to diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. New York: Magnus Books. 

Perlman, G., & Drescher, J. (Eds.). (2005). A gay man’s guide to prostate cancer. Binghamton: Haworth Medical Press. 

Other sections in this series on prostate cancer for gay and bisexual men: 

Diagnosis: Diagnosing prostate cancer in gay and bisexual men – Your diagnosis explained 

Treatment: Treating prostate cancer in gay and bisexual men – The range of treatment options available to you 

Side effects: Managing prostate cancer treatment side effects in gay and bisexual men – The side effects of treatment for prostate cancer with tips on how to cope