Momentum (CSU LGBTQIA+ Group)
Located on Wagga Wagga campus but can be contacted through any campus
Can provide resources and contacts including around physical, sexual and mental health.
Whilst CSU does not provide specific crisis accommodation, student central are more than happy to work with students to achieve the safest and best outcome possible.
Phone: 1800 275 278
Albury-Wodonga: Learning Commons (Building 0753)
Bathurst: Learning Commons (Building 1412)
Dubbo: Interactive Learning Centre (Building 0901)
Orange: Learning Commons (Building 1005)
Port Macquarie: Level 2 Building 0801
Wagga Wagga: Learning Commons (Building 13)
Trained volunteers who are informed about, and understanding of, the experiences of members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Provide information and make appropriate referrals. Allies are not expected to be experts or to take on a counselling role but have access to resources in order to refer on to appropriate services.
Short-terms loans are available up to $2000 ($500 for international students) at no interest. May be used to meet expenses such as: textbooks, course equipment, travel, accommodation, living expenses, emergency medical/dental expenses, bond and rent.
Emergency loans are available up to $100 ($300 for international students) at no interest and are processed within one working day. May be used to meet expenses such as: food, accommodation or a medical or family crisis.
CSU Emergency Equity Food Vouchers
Provides assistance to students in need of immediate support to purchase food and personal items (up to $60 in food vouchers).
CSU Emergency Equity Grant
To assist students that suffer unforeseen adverse or emergency events (up to $500).
CSU counsellors are available to provide advice on general health, referrals to community health services, and confidential advice on personal matters. Counsellors can assist with: personal concerns, academic and administrative problems, referrals to community groups, stress, assertiveness, exam anxiety, depression, loss, grief, abuse issues, family conflicts and relationships.
Counsellors can be contacted in person, over the phone or through Skype (9am-5pm Monday to Friday) and any counsellor from any campus can be contacted.
Albury-Wodonga: Geoff Simmons (ally trained)
Bathurst: Dr Shaunagh Foy (ally trained)
Wagga Wagga: Katie Murrell-Orgill (not ally trained) and Adam Warren (not ally trained)
Orange: Bushra Aman (not ally trained)
Port Macquarie: Natasha Comarin (ally trained)
Provides free or low-charge (queer friendly) mental, physical and sexual health services.
Albury-Wodonga: 155 High Street, Wodonga VIC; 02 6055 9555
Wagga Wagga: 2/185 Morgan Street, Wagga Wagga NSW; 02 6923 3170
Bathurst: 102 Keppel Street, Bathurst NSW; 02 6338 1100
Orange: 264 Peisley Street, Orange NSW; 02 6369 9300
Dubbo: 23 Church Street, Dubbo NSW; 02 5852 1900
Port Macquarie: Suite 4, 10-12 short street, Port Macquarie NSW; 02 6588 7300
Bulk-Billing Medical Centres