The Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Women’s (LBQ) Health Conference returns in 2017, and for the first time will be held in Sydney over two days, 13 & 14 July at the Teachers Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills.

Key dates for the 2017 Conference:

  • Abstracts & Submissions open: 20 December, 2016
  • Abstracts & Submissions close: 5 April, 2017
  • Notifications of selection: 03 April, 2017
  • Early registration & scholarships open: 10 April, 2017
  • Registrations & full program announce: June 2017
  • Conference: 13 & 14 July, 2017

Call for abstracts and submissions are now open for the 2017 LBQWHC. Check our submissions page for details. To receive updates about the 2017 LBQWHC, sign up to our e-list here, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

The LBQWHC will be an unique opportunity to engage with health and wellbeing issues specific to LBQ Women through presentations, workshops, conversations, art and social networking events. The conference is open to all and previous attendees include a diverse range of health, human service, policy and clinical professionals – alongside academics, students and community members.

The LBQWHC centres meaningful inclusion, diversity and access. It is committed to creating safer spaces to strengthen the health and wellbeing of all LBQ women, including Aboriginal women and Sistergirls, women of colour, women with disabilities, trans, gender diverse and intersex women.  We respect that experiences of LBQ sexuality can intersect with diverse gender experiences, intersex status and all forms of marginalisation that women experience. We acknowledge that striving for best practice and positive health outcomes for all women requires meaningful engagement and fostering a sector response that embeds these principles in all aspects of our work.