Getting About

Some useful stuff for your stay in Sydney.

A Quick guide to Sydney’s Gay Bars
Thrown together by Jack, will be continually fleshed out and updated.

Police Powers and Your Rights
A general guide (not legal advice) for dealing with police in NSW.

Your Handy Dandy Guide to Queer Collaborations!
Guide to surviving conference, extracted from previous years’ readers.

Timeout’s Guide to Cheap Theatre Tickets
Lists theatres with cheap/student tickets.

Gallery Opening Listings
Art AlmanacStrobed and Sydney Art Galleries and Art Community
Lists galleries and exhibition openings for Sydney’s smaller galleries.
There is often free booze at these.

Phone Numbers

Emergency Services

RPA Sexual Health Clinic (Open Normal Business hours)
9515 1200

PEP Hotline
If you think you’ve been exposed to HIV, call the 24-hour PEP Hotline as soon as possible. You can find out if you’re eligible for PEP and where you can get it.
Tel: 1800 PEP NOW or 1800 737 669

Rape Crisis Centre
Provides the 24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling service for anyone in Australia who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault, family or domestic violence. 1800 424 017

ACON’s Anti-Violence Project
If you experienced violence, the Anti-Violence Project can talk with you about what happened, offer support, put you in touch with services, and provide you with information. They can also help you report to police and/or support you to submit a complaint about police if you want.
Monday to Friday 10am – 6pm on 02 9206 2116

Taxis combined
133 300

Train, Bus and Ferry Timetables:
We recommend the Tripview app (Android and IOS).
Or go to the relevant transport NSW website:
City RailSydney Busses and Sydney Ferries


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