SHINE's Relationships and sexual health education principles of best practice.
2008 Parents and Sex Education in Western Australia: A Consultation with Parents on Educating their Children about Sexual Health at Home and School
This research project was commissioned by the WA Department of Health to report on the role and needs of parents and teachers as sexual health educators of their children.
This project was commissioned by the WA Department of Health to determine parents' attitudes to sexual health education programs conducted in schools, and also what resources were required to assist parents to conduct sexual health education at home.
Report on Tertiary Lecturers' Seminar conducted in November 2009 to promote the Growing and Developing Healthy Relationships (GDHR) resources to tertiary educators and students.
2012 HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis and Sexually Transmissible Infections in Australia: Annual Report of Trends in Behaviour
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.
The 5th National Survey of Secondary Students and Sexual Health was carried out in 2013 and involved over 2000 Year 10, 11 and 12 students from the Government, Catholic and Independent school systems and from every jurisdiction in Australia.
2013 It’s about more than just sex: curricula and educational materials to help young people achieve better sexual and reproductive health
The toolkit provides descriptions of high-quality, adult- and youth-led curricula designed to improve youth sexual and reproductive health.
47% of young people have engaged in sending and receiving sexually suggestive pictures (sexting). Report to the Criminology Research Advisory Council.
A report summarising the views of South Australian and Victorian high school students on sexuality and relationships education.
2017 "I'd rather beg for forgiveness than ask for permission": Sexuiality education teachers' mediated agency and resistance
Journal article from USA explores sexuality education teachers' identities and examines the ways in which teachers' experiences mediated their agency and resistance in classrooms.
2017 'Is it like one of those infectious kind of things?' The importance of educating young people about HPV and HPV vaccination at school
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.
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.
Survey of 28,000 Australian young people aged 15-19 years. Covering topics such as: education; post school plans; employment; values and concerns; who they go to for help; family relationships; discrimination; what activities they are involved in; happiness; feelings about the future. Broken down into state responses.
A news article from The Age.
An evidence summary outlining why adolescent relationships are important and whether they should be encouraged or avoided (2012).
School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA) empowers school based staff, parents and community agencies, through professional learning services and support resources, to develop effective drug and road safety education programs within schools and communities.
Information on STIs and BBVs, places to get testing and treatment - written and audio translations in over 20 languages.
Age of consent laws for each state in Australia.
A centre for social research into sexuality, health and the social dimensions of human relationships based at La Trobe University, Melbourne.
For parents/carers of 9 to 13 year olds to help them talk to their sons about puberty and sex. Tells you what topics to cover and gives ideas on how to start conversations.
Age: Parents and teachers of children 9 to 13 years.