South Australia

SHine SA (Sexual Health Information Networking and Education South Australia)
Shine SA has a Sexual Health Counselling Service with a particular focus for 12-35 y.o’s but parents and carers can also access the service for information and support. Parents can borrow resources from their well-stocked library which has books which would be relevant to parents of gender-questioning/ gender diverse (or as one title puts it ‘gender creative’) young people, including now children of primary school age.
They also offer phone counselling for those in rural and remote areas and further details are on their website at

Ph: 1300 794 584 to make appointments/general enquiries

Safe Schools Coalition SA (

Free support for schools to become safer and more inclusive of transgender and gender diverse students. We can work in partnership with families and schools to develop transition plans for students affirming their gender identity at school.

Project Manager: Kelly Treloar
Ph: 08 8300 5328

NEW – List of SA Practitioners

Please click on the link below for a new list of practitioners in South Australia (August 2016)


Dr Helen Chesterman (at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital).
Ph: 8161 7227

Dr Georgie Swift: 0421 955 766 and


Dr Damien Riggs

Support Groups


Online Forum & Support – contact us via our Facebook page for more details


Bfriend is a free service of Uniting Communities for people newly identifying as LGBTIQ, their families and friends.
Link to BFriend Facebook Page

This page is under construction – If you have any further resources for us to add – great GP’s, specialist, support organisations etc please  contact us via our Facebook page so that they may be added