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THE LINKS PROVIDED BELOW ARE FOR RELEVANT AUSTRALIAN WEBSITES. I CANNOT, HOWEVER, VOUCH THAT EVERYTHING ON EVERY PAGE IS SOMETHING THAT I AGREE WITH, SO PLEASE DO MAKE YOUR OWN EVALUATION OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED.

I always welcome more suggestions for useful websites.

Star Lady
Website for the advocate and activist whose work appears in the documentary Queen of the Desert

Vocal Key Voice Therapy
Online clinic specialising in voice lessons for trans adults and adolescents

Transparenthood
A parent’s blog about their journey raising a transgender child

Accepting Dad
A father’s blog documenting being the parent of a transgender child

Transcend
Support website for transgender children and their families

Zoe Belle Gender Centre
Victorian based service servicing sex and gender diverse communities

Transgender Victoria
Australian organisation dedicated to achieving justice, equity and quality health and community service provision for transgender people, their partners, families and friends.

The Gender Centre
Sydney based community service

Trans Health Australia
Advocacy and support for the health and well being of the Australian trans* (transgender or transsexual), intersex, and gender diverse community.

AusGender
Transgender and transsexual support group

Open Doors
Support services for LGBT youth in South East Queensland

Australian Transgender Support Association Queensland
Brisbane-based support group

TransGender Radio
The voice of gender diversity

Genderqueer Australia
Specialises in the support of gender questioning and genderqueer people, their family, friends and professionals who they go to for help

Rainbow Network Victoria
Network for workers with same sex attracted and gender questioning young people

ANZSG Forum
The Australian and New Zealand Gender Support Group Forum

TM4M Website
An Australian based resource that promotes health, advocacy and awareness of trans* masculine identified people

A Gender Agenda
Service located in Canberra servicing gender diverse people

YGender
For Trans*, Genderqueer, Gender Questioning young people and friends based in Melbourne

True Colours 
This website represents young people who experience transsexualism and a network of their parents, families and supporters throughout Australia

Changeling Aspects
Fantastic site providing info and links about support groups across Australia

Many Australian states and territories provide a free telephone counselling service. Whilst these are typically referred to as ‘gay and lesbian’, phone counsellors will typically undertaken training that is inclusive of all people. There is also a new phone service listed below specifically aimed at supporting sex and gender diverse people.

QLife

Gay and Lesbian Counselling Service of NSW

Gay and Lesbian Switchboard VIC

Gay and Lesbian Community Services SA

There are lots of Australian-based facebook groups that are run by transgender organisations or individuals.

Groups you might like to search for include: Trans Health Australia, Transgender / Sexual Perth, DUDE Male Trans Zine, Transmen Australia, Trans Boys, Bitch Please: Trans Woman Zine, TransGender Victoria, Zoe Belle Gender Centre (ZBGC), Rethinking access to gender related hormones, Genderqueer Australia, A Gender Agenda.

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  1. Trans Health Australia is still a relatively new resource of news and other information helpful to assist in the health & well being of the the Australian Trans* (Transgender or Transsexual), Intersex, & Gender Diverse Communities. Our community led project is ongoing and constantly under development.

    We are the largest and fastest growing peer support network in Australia largely based on Facebook. So please visit the website and follow the links to connect to our peer support network.

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