Out For Australia


Our mission is to provide visible role models, mentors, content and targeted support to aspiring LGBTIQ professionals and to strengthen the sense of community among professionals and students. 

Our vision is to create an Australia where every LGBTIQ student and aspiring professional is confident to be their authentic self in workplaces which celebrate diversity.

What do we do?


Out for Australia operates several areas of programming in order to achieve our mission.







Where are we?


Out for Australia currently operates in several states and territories:



  • New South Wales

  • Victoria

  • Queensland

  • Western Australia

  • Australian Capital Territory

Where did we come from?


We first existed as Out for Sydney, which was launched in September 2013 in Sydney.


Out for Australia was officially launched in March 2015, followed by launches in Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia in 2015, and ACT in 2016.


We now cater to LGBTIQ students and professionals interested or currently working in all industries and all professions.



Out for Australia uses the term LGBTIQ to refer to people who identify as


  • Lesbian

  • Gay

  • Bisexual

  • Trans

  • Intersex

  • Queer / Questioning

Legal status?


Out for Australia is an independent organisation that is not affiliated with any university or student organisation.


We are registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).


Out for Australia is officially endorsed as having Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status, meaning any donations to Out for Australia are tax deductible.

How can I get involved?

There are several ways you can get involved: