Australia transgender resources

In addition to transgender resources outside Australia, this site has specific information on national trans resources as well as lists by Australian state or territory.

Passport

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (dfat.gov.au)

Health

Australia and New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health – ANZPATH (anzpath.org)

AusPATH (auspath.org)

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations – AFAO (afao.org.au)

Permanence (permanence.com.au)

Youth

ANZPATH (anzpath.org)

  • Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines: For trans and gender diverse children and adolescents – 2018 (PDF)

The Pinnacle Foundation (thepinnaclefoundation.org)

  • Educational and vocational support for youth

Australian Capital Territory

Access Canberra (accesscanberra.act.gov.au)

A Gender Agenda – AGA (genderrights.org.au)

New South Wales

The Gender Centre (gendercentre.org.au)

Queensland

Australian Transgender Support Association of Queensland – ATSAQ (atsaq.com)

Brisbane Gender Clinic (brisbanegenderclinic.com.au)

South Australia

Trans Health SA (transhealthsa.com)

Tasmania

In 2019, Tasmania made gender on birth certificates optional, and removed the requirement for transgender people to have surgery in order to have their gender recognised.

Transgender Tasmania (facebook.com/TransgenderTasmania)

Department of Health and Human Services (dhhs.tas.gov.au)

Rainbow Tasmania (rainbowtas.org)

The Link (thelink.org.au)

  • Youth resources for sexual health

Victoria

Transgender Victoria (transgendervictoria.com)

Western Australia

TransFolk of Western Australia (transfolkofwa.org)

OUTinPerth (outinperth.com)

External territories

External territories are subject to the laws of Australia and include: Ashmore Island, Cartier Islands, Australian Antarctic Territory, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands (Keeling Islands), Coral Sea Islands, Heard Island, McDonald Islands, Norfolk Island. None of these areas have dedicated resources for our community.

References

TransgenderAU has a good list of resources.

Deakin Law Review (ojs.deakin.edu.au) published an historically important thematic issue titled “Transsexualism” in 2004.