Here’s some useful information that may help if your family is considering transitional aspects, such as change of name and/or to gender on formal documents, dealing with discrimination or knowing .
Justice Connect are a national organisation who design and deliver high impact interventions to increase access to legal support and progress social justice. Here are links to the Justice Connect website fact sheets providing specific state and territory guidance on a range of legal aspects for gender diverse young people:
How to legally change your name
This fact sheet answers some common questions gender diverse young people, and their families, have about changing their name. It includes changing your name on your birth certificate, changing your name on federal documents, like passports, or Centrelink and Medicare records.
How to change your gender status on formal documents
This fact sheet answers some common questions gender diverse young people, and their families, have about self-identification on formal documents such as changing your birth certificate, changing your passport, Centrelink and Medicare records and changing your driver’s licence.
How to deal with gender discrimination and transphobia
What legal rights do you have at school as a gender diverse young person?
This fact sheet answers some common questions gender diverse young people and their families may have about their rights at school in relation to school uniforms, bathrooms, camps, and sports teams.