'Is it like one of those infectious kind of things?' The importance of educating young people about HPV and HPV vaccination at school (2017)
The HPV vaccination program in Australia commenced in 2007 for girls and 2013 for boys. Students at school receive little or no education about HPV or HPV vaccination prior to immunisation. This trial conducted an intervention in schools to improve knowledge, psycho-social outcomes and vaccination uptake.
Information on STIs and BBVs, places to get testing and treatment - written and audio translations in over 20 languages.
The Australian Medical Association of Western Australia (AMA WA) Dr Yes project sends specially trained volunteer medical students into high schools to have frank, open discussions on topics concerning youth health including sexual health. Enquiries can be made through email@example.com
Everything a teen should know about the HPV vaccine
A four-minute video about the HPV vaccine featuring Australian teenagers.
Gynaecological Awareness Information Network (GAIN)
GAIN is a not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers who provide women with the opportunity, knowledge, confidence and support to obtain optimal gynaecological and sexual health.
Hepatitis Western Australia (HepWA)
Hepatitis WA is a community based organisation which provides free services to support people affected by hepatitis A, B and C. They aim to reduce discrimination and stigma directed at people living with viral hepatitis and raise community awareness. The provide guest speakers, education workshops and community stalls.
HIV vaccine trial starts in Oxford
University of Oxford news article. 5 July 2021.
Queensland Health animations about sexual health
Animated videos on sexual health topics produced by Queensland Health.
Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program
The WA Department of Health - Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program (SHBBVP) provides sexual health information and resources for the community, health professionals and educators. Funds service providers to deliver free and low cost education sessions, professional development, clinical appointments, testing and treatment. All SHBBVP hardcopy resources (posters, pamphlets, etc) can be bulk ordered for free in WA by setting up a free account at doh.getquickmail.com. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for individual copies.
Sexual Health Quarters (SHQ)
Sexual Health Quarters (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.
Young Deadly Free animations and TV adverts
Resource developed for Aboriginal communities with animations and videos of young Aboriginal people yarning about topics such as: getting a check up; STIs; syphilis; HIV; PrEP; testing; etc.
YouTube blocks all anti-vaccine content
ABC news article 30 September 2021