Australia transgender resources


Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (


Australia and New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health – ANZPATH (

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

The Gender Centre (

A Gender Agenda (

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations – AFAO (

Australian Transgender Support Association of Queensland – ATSAQ (

Brisbane Gender Clinic (

TransFolk of Western Australia (

OUTinPerth (

Transgender Victoria (

Name change

Australian legislation

Still awaiting details on NT, NSW, Victoria, Queensland, SA, WA, and Tasmania!

ACT – Australian Capital Territory

Walk into the Registrar of Births, Marriages and Deaths (RBMD)
See map at

Have your birth certificate amd 3 pieces of documentation, no staler than 6 months old, no earlier than 3, giving proof of residence in the ACT. rates or Land Tax notices, Credit Card statements, etc. You will in addition need 100 pts of Identification, such as Drivers Licence, Passport, Medicare Card.

Fill out the Name Change form. Forms are also available online at

Pay the fee, currently $80.

Within about a week (usually only 2-3 days) they will contact you. Go in again, pick up the name change certificate and pay another fee, currently $33.

This data is on

Note : This will not change the sex you are registered under. That is a separate procedure, with data and forms available at the same sites.

Deakin Law Review ( published a thematic issue on transsexualism [Australia]