Agencies and Programs - Australian


Australian Government - Age of Consent Laws

Age of consent laws for each state in Australia.

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Australian Health Promoting Schools Association (AHPSA)

The Australian Health Promoting Schools Association aims to facilitate school health promotion and education through commitment to the Health Promoting Schools ethos.

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Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society

A centre for social research into sexuality, health and the social dimensions of human relationships based at La Trobe University, Melbourne.

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Butterfly Foundation

Provides support for Australians who suffer from eating disorders and negative body image issues, and their carers.

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FPNSW: Family Planning NSW

Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout NSW. Includes a section for teachers.

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FPV: Family Planning Victoria

Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout Victoria. Includes a section on school programs.

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Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. The website also provides lots of valuable information for kids and parents.

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Lawstuff: Know Your rights

Provides free email advice about the law to children and young people in Australia.

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Reachout.com

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.

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Reachout.com (Professionals)

Content, tools and technology for professionals supporting youth mental health and wellbeing.

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Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities with an aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships.

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RESPECT Counselling Service

Free 24 hour national counselling service for people at risk of, or who have experienced physical or sexual violence.

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Safe Schools Coalition

A national coalition dedicated to making schools safer and more inclusive for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse young people.

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SHFPACT: Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT

Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout the ACT. Includes schools education programs, training and workshops.

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SoSAFE!

Provides teachers, trainers and counsellors with skills and simple visual tools to enhance the social, social-sexual and social safety training of people with moderate to severe intellectual disability.

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The Australia Forum on Sexuality, Education and Health (AFSEH)

The Australia Forum on Sexuality, Education and Health aims to brings together researchers, practitioners, community leaders and policy makers from across the fields of sexuality, education and health. The goal is to discuss and debate contemporary issues and concerns, build and consolidate networks, and develop joint projects and initiatives together.

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True (formerly Family Planning Queensland)

Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout Queensland. Includes a section specific to schools and teachers.

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Youth Wellbeing Project

Assists people who work with youth, and young people themselves, in the area of relationships and sexuality education.

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