New South Wales

There are a number of online groups and supports that are not publicly listed, if you would like to be connected with those groups please contact us directly.

Maple Leaf House 

Maple Leaf House has opened in Newcastle, it is a specialist, multidisciplinary services for trans and gender diverse children and young people aged ≤ 24 years.

Maple Leaf House

Liz Nunn (Paediatric endocrine nurse consultant)

(02) 4016-4987

0447 956 516

Maple Leaf House reception

(02) 4016-4980

John Hunter Children’s Hospital

The team at JHCH has made a printable letter for your GP that you can fill and take to your appointment to help you talk about what you would like to happen next. This letter also explains how to organize an appointment to see our paediatric, adolescent or adult doctors if you would like to arrange a visit. Click on the links below to find the resources helpful for you.



Young adult 


Gender Clinic, Westmead Children’s Hospital

Dr Marilyn Paull 
Staff Specialist in Adolescent Medicine
02 9845 2446

Dr Jane Holmes-Walker
02 8850 8100



TransHub, a digital information and resource platform for all trans and gender diverse (TGD) people in NSW, our loved ones, allies and health providers.

This platform is an initiative from ACON, NSW’s leading health organisation specialising in community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.

Gender affirming Doctors



Dr Stephen Koder

Headspace, Brain & Mind Research Institute
lvl 2, 97 Church St
Camperdown NSW 2050
02 9114 4100


Dr Yolandie Goodyear

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
15 Queen Street. Cooks Hill
Newcastle, NSW 2300
02 4926 5005


Dr Emerson (Birgitta) Österberg

Healthy Minds Happy Kids

58 Victoria Road
North Parramatta, NSW 2150
1800 684 645 


Rainer Jardin

17 Hardie Ave
Summer Hill 
NSW 2130

Hours:Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday 9am to 6pm

​0410 636 314



Julie Catt

Family and Individual therapy
Level 9,193 Macquarie Street,
Sydney NSW 2000

02 9360 4022
0414 650 666.


Dr Tony Merritt

Ph: 9517 1764


Julie Anne Geddes

2/233 Crown St,
Wollongong NSW 2500
02 4271 8766.


Dr Elizabeth Riley

Counselling, Clinical Supervision, Training and Professional Development and specialises in gender identity, supervision and ethics
West Ryde, Western Sydney,
0412 880 376


Dr Matthew Jepsen

15 Queen Street. Cooks Hill
Newcastle NSW 2300
02 4926 5005


Dr Vee Kee Chong

Southside Heath and Wellbeing
12 The Avenue
Hurstville NSW 2220
02 9579 2480

Dr Andrew Kennedy

Adolescent Medicine Physician
The Children’s Clinic
312/3 Waverley St
Bondi Junction NSW 2022
02 9369 5757


Martin Guy

Centre 360 Youth and Family Service
461-463 Oxford St
Paddington NSW 2021
Family and Individual Therapy
02 9331 2691


Katharine Cook - Child and Family Psychologist  

Family Psychology Practice
2a King St
Manly Vale NSW 2093
02 8964 9487
[email protected]

Speech Pathologist

Siri Burke
Speech Pathologist,                                                                                                                                                                   
Optimum Health Solutions

Inner West & Bankstown,
02 85599 6275                                                                                                                                                                 


Counselling and Advice

Wez Saunders

ACON Islington Newcastle
02 4962 7700.



Youth and adolescent support, counselling and groups
02 8594 9555
1800 65 2010


Online and telephone support and counselling
1800 184 527

The Gender Centre

41-43 Parramatta Rd,
Annandale NSW 2038
02 9569 2366
1800 069 115


Social and Support Groups

Twenty10 Youth Drop In

Level 1/ 45 Chippen Street,
Chippendale NSW


Willoughby City Council

youth worker direct email
02 9777 1062


Gl@m 14-21 LGBTIQ

02 9976 1486

Glisten 12-25 LGBTIQ

Monthly Mondays from 4-6PM
St George area
02 9556 1769



Department of Education -Transgender students in schools


The Gender Centre





For any further help contact Parents of Gender Diverse Children