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Linked Organisations and Support

Endometriosis Association (QLD) Inc – QENDO

QENDO aims to provide education, information and support to sufferers of endometriosis in Australia.                       Qendo Butterfly                            They also work closely with research facilities and organisations.

Since their Inauguration in 1988, they have achieved a great deal for sufferers of Endometriosis, and   we look forward to working with them to build an even brighter future.

To find out more about this wonderful organisation, visit their website at

Gynaecological Awareness Information Network (GAIN)

GAIN Inc. in Perth, Western Australia, is a support group for people who suffer with pelvic pain. GAIN is co-ordinated by Catherine Aurubind and Vanessa Watson who are both veterans of chronic pelvic pain themselves. The group is the only one of its kind in Western Australia and holds a bi-monthly meetings from 12pm-2pm at King Edward Memorial Hospital, in the GAIN office.

GAIN encourages their members not to suffer in silence, and to become aware of services available to them throughout Australia. Vanessa and Catherine are former sufferers of Pudendal Neuralgia who have found substantial relief from their symptoms, and felt the need to offer support to others with this intolerable pain.

The attached brochure was compiled by directors of and can be downloaded by clicking on the following link:

For information on the GAIN support group, phone Catherine 0430 482 201 or Vanessa 0437 498 917.

Endometriosis Australia

Endometriosis Australia endeavours to increase recognition of endometriosis, provide endometriosis education programs and help fund endometriosis research. They have a wonderful and active Facebook page with the latest news and research in endometriosis. Endometriosis Australia logo

Their website is at and includes information, events and contact details.

Alternatively you can email Endometriosis Australia at


Endo Network Group SA

EndoNetwork SA was founded by Vanessa Plat and Meike Wise and is a Support Group for women in South Australia who are living with Endometriosis. Their public Facebook page provided up to date information on the latest (local) news relating to Endometriosis.

The private Facebook Support Group has been created as a safe closed space where fellow Endo sufferers in South Australia can connect and give advice and support without prejudice and with respect to the values and with respect to the values and beliefs of others .

This group is also working in close collaboration with the Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia and provides an opportunity for local women to request information about volunteering for the Foundation.

Facebook Public Page:
Facebook Closed Support Group (private):

Website to come soon.


Epworth Endometriosis Support Group

The Women’s Health Unit at Epworth Freemasons Hospital, Melbourne facilitates an Endometriosis support group on the last monday of every second month. This group is open to all women, not just those treated at Epworth Freemasons Hospital. It provides friendly support with presentations on Endometriosis and related gynaecological conditions by guest speakers, as well as updates on current research. Admission is free and supper is provided.

Sessions are held at Epworth Freemasons, 166 Clarendon St, East Melbourne and contact is via Ms Wendy Dawson,

Phone: 9483 3687



Endometriosis New Zealand

Endometriosis New Zealand is New Zealand’s national endometriosis organisation, with affiliated support networks throughout the country. Over 25 years, they have developed an outstanding record in education, support, lobbying and awareness of Endometriosis and are truly considered a world’s best practice organisation.

Endometriosis New Zealand have represented tens of thousands of girls and women with endometriosis.

Their website is

The ENZ office is at 75 Durham St, Sydenham, Christchurch

Phone: +64 3 379 7959