Staff counselling

Griffith University's staff counselling program

Features include:

  • self-assessment tools
  • information on resilience
  • information on wellbeing.

All employees and clinicians at Benestar are required to complete LGBTIQ+ inclusion training. A clinician with experience working with LGBTIQ+ communities can be provided on request.

Student counselling

Staff and students who are concerned about a student's wellbeing may refer the student to the Counselling service on their campus. An appointment will be offered if the student is agreeable (voluntary access).

This is a confidential service and no information will be disclosed to referring staff or Allies concerning any consultations held with students.

Refer a student

Griffith student

If you have experienced bullying or harassment and would like information on your options, please contact to request a Harassment and Discrimination Contact Officer also trained in LGBTIQ+ inclusion.

Pride in Diversity

PiD is a non-profit organisation which works closely with HR, diversity professionals and LGBTIQ Network Leaders to assist Australian employers with the inclusion of LGBTI+ employees.

The University's membership enables access to a range of networks and resources for our staff and students, including:

Inclusion in sport

A useful resource for any Griffith sporting associations, staff or students wishing to be involved in sport is the Anti-Homophobia and Inclusion Framework for Australian Sports.

A framework document to combat discrimination against same sex attracted people in sport.


  • Australian Human Rights Commission

    Visit the Australian Human Rights Commission site for information related to LGBTIQ+ discrimination and publications.

  • Beyond Blue

    Beyond Blue celebrates the strength, resilience and diversity of LGBTIQ+ communities. Visit their site for a range of resources on reducing discrimination and promoting mental health.

  • Griffith University Ally Network (All campuses)

    Facebook page

  • LGBTI Legal Service

    The LGBTI Legal Service offers free and confidential legal advice to Queensland residents who identify as members of the diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex community.

  • Open Doors Youth Service

    Provides support to young people with diverse genders, sex and sexualities. They support young people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Asexual, Pansexual, Sistergirl or Brotherboy (LGBTIQAP+, Sistergirl & Brotherboy) aged 12-24 across South East Queensland.

  • The Pinnacle Foundation

    Provides educational and vocational support to young adults across Australia where their gender identity, sexual orientation or sexual characteristics have prevented or hindered achievement of their career aspirations or personal development.

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