Consent

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Age of consent laws

Agencies
Australia
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Middle secondary
adolescence
consent

Age of consent laws for each state in Australia from the Australian Government, Child Family Community Australia.

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Family Planning Victoria (FPV)

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Presenters/Workshop
Support services
Clinical services
Professional development
Social media
Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Middle secondary
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
sex education
stis and bbvs

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

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People 1st Programme

Agencies
Presenters/Workshop
Support services
Western Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Middle secondary
adolescence
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
help seeking
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting
special needs
stis and bbvs

The People 1st Programme (PIP) supports people with an intellectual disability in human relationships, protective education and sexuality, along with parents, carers and service providers. Services are available in the Perth metropolitan area and regional WA.

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Sex Ed Rescue

Agencies
Western Australia
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
bodies
consent
pornography
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education

Sex Ed Rescue is run by Cath Hakanson, a sex educator who helps parents to get the knowledge, skills and confidence to have conversations with their children about sex and relationships. This site offers videos, resources, books reviews, and a free 5 day sex ed bootcamp. Sex Ed Rescue also have a parent Facebook Group that offers opportunities for parents to seek feedback on specific topics and scenarios.

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Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT

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Presenters/Workshop
Support services
Clinical services
Professional development
Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Middle secondary
adolescence
bodies
consent
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
special needs

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

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SHQ (Sexual Health Quarters)

Agencies
Presenters/Workshop
Support services
Clinical services
Professional development
Social media
Western Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Middle secondary
adolescence
bodies
consent
help seeking
pornography
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting
stis and bbvs

SHQ provides a comprehensive range of clinical, counselling, educational and training activities around sexual and reproductive health. Services include: STI testing, unplanned pregnancy counselling, contraception counselling, professional development, education sessions. SHQ can partner with your school to deliver RSE sessions on: respectful relationships, diversity in sex, gender and sexual identity, bodies and reproductive systems, safer sex and STIs, contraception, unintended pregnancy, sexting and porn, and more.

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SoSAFE!

Program/resource
Australia
Teacher
Parent
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Middle secondary
adolescence
bodies
consent
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
special needs

SoSAFE! uses a standardised framework of symbols, visual teaching tools and concepts to teach strategies for moving into intimate relationships in a safe and measured manner, and provides visual communication tools for reporting physical or sexual abuse. 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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Talk Soon. Talk Often: a guide for parents talking to their kids about sex

Book
Free book/brochure
Western Australia
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
gender
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
special needs

A WA Department of Health booklet developed to support parents to initiate regular and relaxed conversations with their children about relationships and sexuality. Age and stage appropriate information for parents with children birth to teens. First published 2011, updated in 2019.

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The sex education answer book

Book
Western Australia
Teacher
Parent
bodies
consent
pornography
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education

Topics: sex education, puberty, reproduction, gender diversity, sexual diversity, contraception, romantic relationships, intimate relationships, bodies, consent, pornography, sex education.


Non-fiction


Age appropriate answers to all of the tough questions children ask parents about sex. Set out in ages 3 - 14.


Age: Parents and teachers of 3 to 14 year olds

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Top tips from Talk soon. Talk often.

Free book/brochure
Guidelines
Western Australia
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
gender
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
special needs

Top 20 tips for talking to kids about relationships and sexuality and the top 10 reasons why we must talk soon and often. An A4 flyer that outlines the tips included in the Talk soon. Talk often book on page 10-11 and 76-77. 

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True (Family Planning Queensland)

Agencies
Clinical services
Professional development
Support services
Australia
Teacher
Parent
Upper secondary
adolescence
bodies
consent
help seeking
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting
special needs
stis and bbvs

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

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Yarning quiet ways

Free book/brochure
Book
Western Australia
Teacher
Parent
bodies
consent
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex

A WA Department of Health resource to help parents and carers of young Aboriginal people yarn about strong, safe and healthy relationships. Age and stage appropriate information for parents of children birth to teens.

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Youth Law Australia

Agencies
Support services
Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Middle secondary
adolescence
consent
help seeking
pornography
sexting

Provides free, confidential legal information and help for young people under 25 in Australia.