6 - short films
6 short films centred around a group of 17 year old males and the issues they are dealing with. Topics: self-esteem, bullying, sexuality, suicide, crime, drink driving. .
6th National survey of Australian secondary students and sexual health (2018)
The 6th National Survey of Secondary Students and Sexual Health was carried out in 2018 and involved over 6000 Year 10, 11 and 12 students from the Government, Catholic and Independent school systems from every jurisdiction in Australia.
7th National survey of Australian secondary students and sexual health (2021)
The 7th National Survey of Secondary Students and Sexual Health was carried out in 2021 and involved over 6000 Year 10, 11 and 12 students from the Government, Catholic and Independent school systems from every jurisdiction in Australia.
An organisation supporting community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders. Funded by NSW Ministry of Health.
Adolescent romantic relationships - evidence summary report (2012)
An evidence summary outlining why adolescent relationships are important and whether they should be encouraged or avoided.
Age of consent laws
Age of consent laws for each state in Australia from the Australian Government, Child Family Community Australia.
AMAZE relationships and sexuality education videos
2 - 3 minute videos by AMAZE covering a variety of topics including puberty, mental health, sexual health, sexual identity, gender identity, etc. These videos are created in America so some of the terminology used may be different to that in Australia.
AMAZE relationships and sexuality education videos - translations
2 - 3 minute videos by AMAZE covering a variety of topics including puberty, mental health, sexual health, sexual identity, gender identity, etc. Translated into different languages. (These videos are created in America so some of the terminology used may be different to that in Australia(.
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.
Barriers and prompts to parent-child sexual communication
A research report from 2016 investigating what prompts parents to start the conversation about sexuality with their children. Many parents feel that their children are too young to talk about sexuality, and often don't know how to start the conversation. This article addresses barriers that parents experience in regards to talking about sexuality with their children.
A web resource developed in Western Australia to help young people prevent and address problems associated with online behaviour, particularly image-sharing.
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
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.
Evaluation of the implementation of a relationship and sexuality education project in WA schools (2019)
Article evaluating the implementation of a relationships and sexuality education project in WA schools.
Everything you never wanted your kids to know about sex (but were afraid they’d ask): the secrets to surviving your child’s sexual development from birth to the teens
Written by doctors, a guide to coping with a child’s sexual maturation.
Family Planning NSW
Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout NSW. Includes a section for teachers.
From ‘no means no’ to ‘an enthusiastic yes’: Changing the Discourse on Sexual Consent Through Sex and Relationships Education
This book chapter presents findings from research with young people in England about their understandings of sexual consent. The study was carried out on behalf of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner, as part of their two year inquiry into sexual exploitation in the contexts of gangs and groups.
Get the Facts - 'Laugh and Learn' videos
Check out the Get the Facts 'Laugh and Learn' series of videos on the Get the Facts website. Designed to make young people laugh while they learn about puberty, condoms, BBVs and keeping safe in sexual situations.
Headspace centres act as a one-stop-shop for young people who need help with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drugs, work and study support. There are over 100 centres in Australia. eheadspace is the national online and phone support service, staffed by experienced youth mental health professionals. qheadspace offers online support for LGBTQIA+ young people.
HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia: Annual report of trends in behaviour (2012)
This report presents data from social and behavioural research conducted by the National Centre in HIV Research. Includes data on the sexual health of young people.