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.
Vocal Key Voice Therapy
Online clinic specialising in voice lessons for trans adults and adolescents
A parent’s blog about their journey raising a transgender child
A father’s blog documenting being the parent of a transgender child
Support website for transgender children and their families
Zoe Belle Gender Centre
Victorian based service servicing sex and gender diverse communities
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.
Transgender and transsexual support group
Support services for LGBT youth in South East Queensland
Australian Transgender Support Association Queensland
Brisbane-based support group
The voice of gender diversity
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
The Australian and New Zealand Gender Support Group Forum
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
For Trans*, Genderqueer, Gender Questioning young people and friends based in Melbourne
This website represents young people who experience transsexualism and a network of their parents, families and supporters throughout Australia
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.
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.