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About WAAC

WAAC (pronounced like ‘whack’) is a non-profit organisation with a vision for a world of positive healthy people in inclusive, connected communities. Established in 1985, WAAC’s purpose is to optimise the health and wellbeing of all, through reducing the impact of stigma and discrimination, improving access to health services and information and reducing transmission of HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and blood-borne viruses (BBVs).

Our Values

  • Courageous Leadership

    Boldly standing up for what is right

  • Inclusion without Exclusion

    Welcoming and supporting everyone

  • Creative and Innovative

    Really listening to community, striving to improve

WAAC strategic direction

WAAC provides a broad range of sexual health and support services, including counselling and support for people living with HIV, testing and sexual health services for LGBTQIA+ people, peer mentoring, education and training, social support for LGBTQIA+ young people, harm reduction services for people who inject drugs, resources and much more.

WAAC is committed to recognising the role of carers in the community and providing a way of involving them in delivering services that affect them and their caring role. WAAC acknowledges and is governed by the Western Australian Carers Recognition Act 2004 and the related Western Australian Carers Charter.

WAAC’s strategic plan on a page defines our direction for the next three years.

View WAAC’s strategic plan here.

View WAAC’s constitution here.


664 Murray Street, West Perth 6005