Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (dfat.gov.au)
- Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender:
- Form B-14:
Australia and New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health – ANZPATH (anzpath.org)
- Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines For trans and gender diverse children and adolescents 2018 (PDF)
The Gender Centre (gendercentre.org.au)
A Gender Agenda (genderrights.org.au)
Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations – AFAO (afao.org.au)
Australian Transgender Support Association of Queensland – ATSAQ (atsaq.com)
Brisbane Gender Clinic (brisbanegenderclinic.com.au)
TransFolk of Western Australia (transfolkofwa.org)
Transgender Victoria (transgendervictoria.com)
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 http://www.rgo.act.gov.au/Sect1b.htm
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 http://www.rgo.act.gov.au/bdm2.htm
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 (deakinlawreview.org) published a thematic issue on transsexualism [Australia]