Department resources

  • Bully StoppersExternal Link – supports students, parents, teachers and principals in working together to make sure schools are safe and supportive places, where everyone is empowered to help reduce the incidence of bullying in all Victorian schools
  • Sexuality EducationExternal Link – provides more information on the delivery of sexuality education in Victorian schools
  • School Sport VictoriaExternal Link – provides guidance to support trans and gender diverse students participate in its events

Other resources

  • Minus18External Link – provided mental health and peer mentoring support to same sex attracted and gender diverse young people from all over Australia
  • National Safe Schools FrameworkExternal Link – provides Australian schools with a vision and a set of guiding principles that assist school communities to develop positive and practical student safety and wellbeing policies
  • Rainbow DoorExternal Link – a free specialist LGBTIQA+ helpline providing information, support, and referral to all LGBTIQA+ Victorians, their friends and family, run by Switchboard Victoria
  • Rainbow NetworkExternal Link – a network of Same Sex Attracted, Intersex, Trans and Gender Diverse (SSAITGD) youth groups with activities including; the exchanging of ideas, information and resources; the discussion of issues that may emerge when working with young people, their families, schools and community agencies; and developing of partnerships between agencies and schools aimed at empowering young people to participate in decision making and community development
  • Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne Gender ServiceExternal Link – provides children and adolescents up to 17 years with a multidisciplinary approach to the assessment, care and treatment of gender dysphoria
  • TranscendExternal Link – a parent led support network and information hub for transgender children and their families in Australia
  • Transgender VictoriaExternal Link – works with and for, the trans community as well as its allies, to create positive change in areas that impact the human rights of trans people. Transgender Victoria (TGV) supports direct assistance to transgender people through establishing and implementing appropriate and high quality direct services, as well as other activities that are consistent with this.
  • Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights CommissionExternal Link – educates people about the rights and responsibilities contained in the Charter and reports annually to the government about the operation of the Charter
  • Zoe Belle Gender CollectiveExternal Link – provides online support, referrals, recommendations and resources for the greater trans and gender diverse community in Victoria
Resources page containing supporting resources and links for this topic

Reviewed 31 January 2024

Was this page helpful?