Getting Help and Advice


Places to get help & advice

The links below are are guide to start looking for help. Seahorse does not recommend a particular person or organisation to help you, but assists by providing links to help your search.

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This link will help you find a psychologist in geographical areas and for specific issues. There is a section for Adult gender and sexual disorders:

Police LGBTIQ Liaison Officer

This link will help you find the Senior Programs Officer for Gay, Lesbian and Transgender issues:

Mental Health Association

Guidance on several mental health issues, including depression and anxiety:

A Gender Agenda

This Canberra-based website offers support and a library of information for transpeople:


ACON is NSW's and Australia's largest community-based gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) health and HIV/AIDS organisation:

The Transgender Resource Guide

A useful list of transgender resources out of America.

Australian Government Guidelines on theRecognition of Sex and Gender

The Gender Centre

This organisation offers advice of transitioning:

Beyond Blue

For assistance with depression:

National LGBTI Health Alliance

This is a coalition of organisations and individuals from across Australia that work together to improve the health and wellbeing pf lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and other sexuality, sex and gender diverse people (LGBTI)

Parliamentary Friends of LGBTI Australians

Contact Persons: The Hon Warren Entsch MP - 02 6277 4088

The PFLGBTIA provides feedback for Senators and Members on the opinions and concerns of LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex) community groups and constituents and a forum to meet and interact with LGBTI community groups and constituents. It disseminates information to Senators and Members, acts as forum for Senators and Members to discuss LGBTI issues, and promotes the fair and equitable treatment of LGBTI Australians and their families. This is the first attempt of its type to establish a group of Members and Senators to establish a Parliamentary Friendship Group to foster positive relations between parliamentarians and the LGBTI community.