Family Planning Queensland (FPQ) is a nonprofit organisation. FPQ has provided sexual and reproductive health services to the wider population of Queensland since its first clinic session in 1972. FPQ offers clinical, education and training services from metropolitan and regional locations throughout the state.
FPQ is a member of Sexual Health and Family Planning Australia.
Sexual and reproductive health for all.
To promote and achieve sexual and reproductive health for all.This will be achieved through excellence in clinical services, education, and research and policy development.
- Respect for others
- Social justice
- Openness and honesty
Family Planning Queensland (FPQ) receives the majority of its funding from Queensland Health. With this funding, FPQ provides a comprehensive range of clinical, counselling, educational and training activities on family planning and sexual and reproductive health.
FPQ is also funded by Queensland Health, the Department of Education, Training and Employment and Department of Communities to manage specific projects, including:
- Multicultural Women's Health Education Project on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
- Cairns Sexual Assault Service
- Cairns Children’s Counselling Services
- Students/children with a disability education program
FPQ also raises revenue through self-generated income and other specific project grants.
Family planning organisations endeavour to ensure that services are accessible to all Australians, recognising the need to focus services and support for disadvantaged groups.
We look forward to the continued support of our Members. If you would like to become a Member of FPQ, please download the Application Form. Members receive the following benefits:
- free subscription to FPQ eNews, FPQ's quarterly newsletter
- discounted room bookings at the FPQ offices in Fortitude Valley
- the opportunity to participate as a member at the FPQ Annual General Meeting (AGM)
- exclusive access to special FPQ events
- access to the FPQ Resource Centre in Fortitude Valley
Introduced 1 July 2012, we have a special individual membership available to people under the age of 25, to encourage the next generation to get involved with FPQ. From 1 January 2013, all individual members can access discounted registration fees for selected health professional, community and education sector courses. See the Membership application form for details.
FPQ's constitution is available for review here.