Australian agencies, programs and links for relationships and sexual health education
Agencies - Australian
An organisation supporting community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders. Funded by NSW Ministry of Health.
Information on STIs and BBVs, places to get testing and treatment - written and audio translations in over 20 languages.
The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER)
The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) is the leading professional association representing teachers and other professionals working in the fields of health and physical education. The purpose of ACHPER is to promote active and healthy living for all Australians through education and professional practice. ACHPER offers professional learning, advocacy and information.
Provides support for Australians who suffer from eating disorders and negative body image issues, and their carers.
A one-stop-shop for online safety, including classroom resources, outreach programs, school policies and parent resources from the Australian Government Office of the eSafety Commissioner.
Family Planning NSW
Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout NSW. Includes a section for teachers.
Family Planning Tasmania
Family Planning Tasmania provides expert sexual and reproductive health services. Non-judgemental and caring clinical services for all, and education programs for professionals and people of all stages of life. They are vocal advocates for sexual and reproductive health rights and community awareness. They offer the following services: clinical services, education consultancy and advice, advocacy, health promotion, accurate and up-to-date information and resources.
Family Planning Victoria (FPV)
Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout Victoria. Includes a section on school programs.
Family Planning Welfare Association of Northern Territory (FPWNT)
A non-profit Australian Organisation, which aims to promote sexual health and rights for everyone in the Northern Territory of Australia. Offers all people safe and confidential access to reproductive and sexual health services, education and information. Specialise in advice and care on contraception, pregnancy, medical abortion, cervical screening, sexually transmitted infections, menopause, general sexual health issues plus more.
Mission Australia is a Christian charity. Their integrated services across Australia help people find safe and affordable housing, support disadvantaged children and families, empower troubled young people, assist people with mental illness and disability, and much more. Mission Australia conduct a number of comprehensive surveys on young people, alcohol and other drug use, homelessness and disability.
National Association for Prevention of Child abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN)
NAPCAN's strategy is to support and encourage changes in individual and community behaviour to stop child abuse and neglect before it starts by: promoting quality child abuse prevention research; advocating for child safe policies and strategies, coordinating National Child Protection Week and promoting the Play Your Part strategy; demonstrating good practice; supporting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.
Information, support and resources to help young people improve their understanding of mental health issues, develop resilience, and increase their coping skills and help-seeking behaviour.
RESPECT Counselling Service
Free 24 hour national counselling service for people at risk of, or who have experienced physical or sexual violence.
Safe Schools Coalition
A national coalition dedicated to making schools safer and more inclusive for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse young people.
Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT
Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout the ACT. Includes schools education programs, training and workshops.
SHINE SA (Family Planning South Australia)
Family Planning South Australia is a not-for-profit provider of comprehensive reproductive, sexual health and relationship wellbeing services. SHINE SA’s service and education delivery model works to provide sexual health education, early intervention, health promotion, clinical services and therapeutic counselling. SHINE SA provides nurse-led and medical clinical assessment, treatment and counselling services. Drop-in clinics provide free responsive access to young people under the age of 30.
True (Family Planning Queensland)
Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout Queensland. Includes a section specific to schools and teachers.
Youth Law Australia
Provides free, confidential legal information and help for young people under 25 in Australia.
Youth Wellbeing Project
Assists people who work with youth, and young people themselves, in the area of relationships and sexuality education.