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.
Victorian Birth Certificate Reform:
From the 1st of May 2020 Victorians will be able to apply to change their record of sex under the new legislation. On this date detailed information, forms and fact sheets will be available on the Births Deaths and Marriages Victoria website.
Three fact sheets have been created for changes relating to birth certificates for young people under 18 years of Age:
- A fact sheet providing an overview of the reforms
- A fact sheet on applications for children
- Guidance for completing a supporting statement for a child’s change of record of sex
The following forms will be available for download on the Births Deaths and Marriages Victoria website from 1st May 2020, in both printable PDF and accessible Word versions. Applicants will have the option of completing either versions of the relevant form and lodging it, along with their supporting documents, via email or post to BDM. These forms are available here for your information only, and the latest versions should always be obtained from Births Deaths and Marriages Victoria.
- Application to change record of sex (adult) – Victorian born
- Application to change record of sex (child) – Victorian born
- Application for recognised details certificate (adult) – Born outside Victoria
- Application for recognised details certificate (child) – Born outside Victoria
Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH)
Parkville Vic 3052
03 9345 5522
Royal Children's Hospital "Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines for Trans and Gender Diverse Children and Adolescents.
The Victorian Government has funded an initiative to increase health services across Victoria for trans, gender diverse and non-binary people aged 18 and over. This state-wide service is operated by Your Community Health, Ballarat Community Health and Austin Health.
Counselling and support with a LGBTIQ+ focus for individuals and families
100 Drummond St
Carlton Vic 3053
03 9663 6733
Rainbow Door is a free specialist LGBTIQA+ (Lesbian, Gay , Bisexual, Transgender and Gender Diverse, Intersex, Queer, Asexual, BrotherBoys, SisterGirls) helpline providing information, support, and referral to all LGBTIQA+ Victorians, their friends and family during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. This service is run by Switchboard Victoria.
To make a confidential appointment:
Speak to Gateway Health reception
(02) 6022 8888 or
1800 657 573 or
visit reception at 155 High Street, Wodonga.
Schools, GPs or other services can also make referrals.
Contact us on the details above for further information.
Clinic runs: Wednesday and Thursday from 9am – 5pm.
Monash Gender Clinic
Referrals accepted from age 17 years
Phone: 03 9556 5216
Fax: 03 9556 5256
Northside clinic (older teens and adults)
370 St. Georges Road,
Fitzroy North Vic 3068
03 9485 7700
Prahran Market Clinic (older teens and adults)
Cnr Chapel St & Commercial Rd
Prahran Vic 3181
03 9514 0888
Equinox (older teens and adults)
175 Rose Street,
Fitzroy Vic 3065
03 9416 2889
Switchboard Victoria Inc is a community based not for profit organisation that provides a peer based, volunteer run support service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI)people and their friends, families and allies.
Online and telephone counselling and support
1800 184 527
National youth mental health and well-being foundation. Providing help and support for young people aged 12-25
LGBTIQ support for young people in the Geelong area.
Department of Education (Victoria)
If you need help making sure your child is safe at school, this may include transition, Safe Schools can help navigate this process.
- Professional development and training for teachers delivered by the Department of Education and Training
- This resource is available for all schools in Victoria, government and independent
Ph: 03 9637 3699 or 03 9637 3690
Transgender Victoria (TGV) is an Australian organisation dedicated to achieving justice, equity and quality health and community service provision for trans and gender diverse people, their partners, families and friends
For parents, siblings, extended family and/or friends of a trans person.
Seahorse Victoria Inc was formed in 1975 as a support and social group for the Victorian transgender community, and is the longest running organisation of its type in Australia.
Ygender is a peer led social support and advocacy group for trans/gender diverse young people.
Minus 18 is Australia's largest youth-led network for gay, bi, lesbian and trans teens.
Minus18 “Inclusive Classrooms” Student Workshops
- Youth led student workshops developed with the DET and in line with Respecful Relationships curriculum resource
Promoting well-being for the trans and gender diverse community of Victoria, since 2007.