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Support Groups in Australasia

The following is a list of support groups in Australasia. For support groups outside Australasia, see Support groups.

Disclaimer: Listings are for information purposes only and do not constitute recommendations by T-Vox. All websites listed here are outside of our control; T-Vox is not responsible for their content.

Australia

Addresses in capital letters are postal addresses, conforming to Australia Post standards.

New South Wales

The Flamingo Association
See Seahorse of New South Wales.

The Gendre Centre
Projects Manager
75 Morgan Street
PO BOX 266
PETERSHAM NSW 2048
AUSTRALIA
Telephone: (02)569-2366
Fax: (02)569-1176
Counselling and referrals.

The Seahorse Society of New South Wales Inc.
PO BOX 391
RHODES NSW 2112
AUSTRALIA
Support group.

Sex Workers Outreach Transgender Support Project (SWOP)
391 Riley Street, Surry Hills
PO BOX 1453
DARLINGHURST NSW 2010
AUSTRALIA
Telephone: (02)212-2600
Fax: (02) 212-3978
Counselling and referrals.

Queensland

Australian Transgender Support Association Of Queensland, Inc. (ATSAQ)
PO BOX 212
NEW FARM QLD 4005
AUSTRALIA
Telephone: (07)846 3787 hotline, (07)236-2400
Fax: (07)236-2395.
Website: http://atsaq.com/
Education, referrals and support group.

FTM Brisbane
Email: ftmbrisbane@gmail.com
Website: http://ftmbrisbane.org/
Resources and support for anyone who is seeking connection or information and/or wishing to share with others from their own experience. We’re not caught up in labels and who is or isn’t Trans enough. We acknowledge that the keywords used on here are FTM and Trans, but please do not feel that you need to fit inside any particular box. We welcome people identifying as female-to-male, FTM, male, Trans man, Trans, Transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, Transmasculine, FT?, none of the above, all of the above, (insert your own term here) … get the picture?

The Seahorse Society of Queensland
Seahorse Club
PO BOX 574
ANNERLY QLD 4103
AUSTRALIA
Support group.

Self Health for Queensland Workers in the Sex Industry (SQWISI)
65 Vulture Street
PO BOX 689
WEST END QLD 4101
AUSTRALIA
Telephone: (07)8444565
Fax: (07)844-8840
Counselling and referrals for Trans people in the sex industry.

South Australia

Carrousel Club of South Australia, Inc.
PO BOX 721
COWANDILLA SA 5033
AUSTRALIA
Telephone: (08)388-3644, Lana Allen; (08)281-6190, Michelle.
Support group.

Victoria

Boys Will Be Boys
PO BOX 328
NORTHCOTE VIC, 3070
AUSTRALIA
FTM support group.

The Elaine Barrie Project
EBP BOX 405
ALTONA VIC 3018
AUSTRALIA
Telephone: 369 2613
Support group.

Melbourne Genderqueer
City Village
Level 8, 225 Bourke St
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
AUSTRALIA
Meets at:
Thousand Pound Bend
361 Little Lonsdale Street
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
AUSTRALIA
Telephone: (03) 9660 3945 (Note: This number is checked once a week. Leave a message!)
Email: help@melbournegenderqueer.org
Website: http://genderqueer.org.au/
Meets every first Saturday of the month. Website has lots of helpful resources and information. Also has a Facebook profile and Twitter account.

The Seahorse Society of Victoria (SSV)
GPO BOX 2337V
MELBOURNE VIC 3001
AUSTRALIA
Support group.

Western Australia

For a comprehensive and up to date list of support services in WA, see http://freedom.org.au/Home/menu-id-54.html

Chameleon Society of Western Australia
Rosemary
PO BOX 367
VICTORIA PARK WA 6163
AUSTRALIA
Support group.
Website: http://www.chameleonswa.com/chameleons/index.html

Gender Council Of Western Australia
PO BOX 573
GOSNELLS WA 6110
AUSTRALIA
Telephone: (09)490 3820 (this number is out of service? Oct 2007)
Education, outreach and activism.

New Zealand

Postal addresses conform to New Zealand Post standards.

GenderBridge
P.O. Box 68236
Newton
Auckland 1230
NEW ZEALAND
Meets at:
Rainbow Youth Centre
281 Karangahape Road
(beside Heroes Comics and the Newton Pharmacy)
Auckland Central
Auckland 1010
NEW ZEALAND
Website: http://genderbridge.org/
Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7.30 pm.

Holding Our Own
Meets at:
Rainbow Youth Centre
281 Karangahape Rd
Auckland 1010
NEW ZEALAND
021 125 7775 (call or text)
Email: minki.aarons@xtra.co.nz
Website: http://holdingourownhoo.wordpress.com/
For parents, friends, and family members of Trans people. Meets every other Tuesday from 6:30-8:30 pm.

Ongoing Network Transgender Outreach Project (ONTOP) – Auckland
PO Box 68509
Newton
Auckland 1145
NEW ZEALAND
Email: pcdp@globe.co.nz
Website: http://ontopnz.tripod.com/
Provides support, and information to the Transgender sex industry workers community as well as referrals to other support networks.

Ongoing Network Transgender Outreach Project (ONTOP) – Wellington
PO Box 11412
Manners Street
Wellington 6142
NEW ZEALAND
See above.

Rainbow Youth Centre
281 Karangahape Road
(beside Heroes Comics and the Newton Pharmacy)
Auckland Central
Auckland 1010
NEW ZEALAND
Email: info@rainbowyouth.org.nz, ben@rainbowyouth.org.nz (Ben – co-facilitator), or roseanderalex@rainbowyouth.org.nz (Rosie – co-facilitator)
Website: http://rainbowyouth.org.nz/
For queer and Trans youth aged 13-28. Drop-in centre Monday-Friday, 11-5. Gender Identity Quest group, for Trans, genderqueer, gender-nonconforming, and gender-questioning youth. Meets fortnightly Sundays from 2.30-4 pm.

Tranzform
Meets at:
Evolve Youth
Level 2, James Smith Building
Corner Cuba & Manners Streets
Wellington
022 105 0774 (call or text)
Email: tranzform.wgtn@gmail.com
Website: http://evolveyouth.org.nz/whats-on/tranzform/
Support group for Trans youth and their friends and supporters.