The Australian Transgender Support Association of QLD (ATSAQ) – https://transgenderheaven.com/places/the-australian-transgender-support-association-of-qld-atsaq/
The Australian Transgender Support Association of QLD Incorporated (ATSAQ) was formed in 1990, to help, advise and assist the transgender community in Queensland. It is run by transgenders for transgenders and provides emotional/moral support for people with Gender Dysphoria (formally known as Gender identity Disorder) their families and friends. We also educate and try to dispel misunderstanding and combat discrimination, which is still sometimes a common experience for transgender people in Australian society. We liaise with all forms of government to assist in better policy practices and medical professional’s etc. ATSAQ is a confidential, non-profit, un government funded organization, relying on donations and membership for financial support. We provide support and information on all aspects of gender reassignment, for the general community and people who are experiencing difficulty with their gender identity. Membership is available to people who have changed their gender role or who intend to change their gender role in the near future and/or are in a recognized gender reassignment. Membership Current Membership is $30.00 single, $50.00 per couple. Membership includes a reduction of the luncheon costs and includes 12 issues of the Associations Newsletter ‘ATSAQ Update’. In addition any donations of $2.00 or over are tax deductible. Luncheons The Australian Transgender Support Association of QLD (ATSAQ) holds its monthly luncheons on the last Saturday of each Month (except December). At these activities one can enjoy a lunch and a general get-together with mostly people who are or who have transitioned. The luncheons are held in a friendly back yard outdoor home setting and have recently had over 30+ attending. Current costs are $15 for visitors which includes Lunch, and DIY tea and coffee. You are welcome to bring any nibbles as well and of course your own personal beverage. You do not have to be a member to attend the luncheons. Please make contact by the Wednesday before (i.e. 4 days prior) so that catering numbers can be arranged.