ALMA is committed to creating a better medical profession for our current and future members.

Locally ALMA seeks to bring about this change in a number of ways;

  • Improving Australian health policy and practice in relation to lesbian and same sex attracted women’s health needs.

  • Improving accessibility and funding for vital research into lesbian and queer female issues.

  • Inclusion of LGBTQI+ health education in medical students curriculum.

  • Eliminating and fighting discrimination and homophobia in all its forms.

  • Working to raise awareness and act on wider social issues including; climate change and refugee healthcare.

ALMA has and continues to lobby for governmental action on important issues, supporting our members through times of personal difficulty and working alongside other advocacy groups to improve life outcomes for all same sex attracted women and the wider community.



ALMAs showing PRIDE in Melbourne


NSW ALMA’s at the #GlobalClimateStrike

ALMA and the United Nations


In 2013 Special consultative status was granted to ALMA by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United nations. This provides ALMA with the right to contribute to reports by;

  • The Human Rights Council

  • The Commission on the Status of Women

  • The Commission on Sustainable Development

  • The Commission for Social Development

  • The Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

In matters pertaining to lesbian and same sex attracted woman in Australia.

For more information, feel free to contact us at international.issues.HR@almas.org.au