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All good?

Agencies
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Upper primary
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Upper secondary
Australia
help seeking
immunisation
multicultural
protective behaviours
sex education
sexual health
STIs and BBVs

Information on STIs and BBVs, places to get testing and treatment - written and audio translations in over 20 languages.

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Donor Conception Network

Videos
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Lower primary
Upper primary
Parent
International
parenting
reproduction

Booklets and films written for children about conception via donor.

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eSafeKids

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Presenters/Workshops
Professional development
Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
law
media literacy
online
parenting
pornography
protective behaviours
sexting

eSafeKids educates, equips and empowers children and young people to have safe and positive experiences. eSafeKids support and inspire parents, carers, educators and other professionals to talk with children about Protective Behaviours, body safety, esafety, digital wellness and pornography. Services include: professional development, parent/carer and student workshops. Resources to teach: protective behaviours, body safety, consent, media literacy, digital wellness, cyber safety, pornography and more.

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eSafety Commissioner

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Guidelines
Professional development
Videos
Websites
Lower primary
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Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
help seeking
online
parenting
pornography
friendships
sexting

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.

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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

Books
Lower primary
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Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Parent
International
adolescence
parenting
puberty
relationships

Written by doctors, a guide to coping with a child’s sexual maturation.

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For goodness sex: Changing the way we talk to teens about sexuality, values, and health

Books
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
International
body image
parenting
sex education
sexual diversity

Sex education for parents and teens promoting healthy sexuality, values and body image in young people

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Gender Spectrum

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Teacher
Parent
International
gender
help seeking
gender diversity
LGBTI

Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.

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Kids Helpline

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Lower secondary
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Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
families and friendships
help seeking
parenting
relationships
friendships

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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Let's talk about the birds and the bees

Books
Lower primary
Upper primary
Teacher
Parent
International
bodies
consent
families and friendships
parenting
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
relationships
romantic
sexual
sex education

Non-fiction


Cartoon illustrated book for parents to read to children about differences between male and female reproductive systems, private body parts, sexual intercourse, love, puberty, what touching is ok/not ok, families. Simple facts as a starting point for conversations. 

Book review by Cath Hak 6min (external link)


Age: Parents and teachers of 4 to 11 year olds.

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Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays WA (PFLAG-WA)

Support services
Agencies
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
help seeking
intersex variations
gender diversity
LGBTI
parenting
friendships
sexual diversity

PFLAG-WA is an organisation that supports the parents, family members and friends of loved ones who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex. They offer peer support through their phone line and support group meetings.

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RESPECT Counselling Service

Support services
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Websites
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
consent
families and friendships
help seeking
law
mental health
parenting
relationships
friendships
family and domestic violence
sexual abuse

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

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Safe4Kids

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Professional development
Books
Websites
Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
consent
help seeking
multicultural
parenting
protective behaviours
family and domestic violence
special needs

Safe4Kids provides training and resources in protective behaviours (child abuse prevention education). Services include: Teacher PD, student workshops, parent workshops.

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Secret boys' business (2nd Ed.)

Books
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
bodies
body image
emotional literacy
parenting
puberty

Topics: puberty


Non-fiction


A puberty resource for boys, families, schools and community groups to explain the physical and emotional changes of puberty.


Age: 9 to 13 years.

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Secret girls' business

Books
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
bodies
body image
emotional literacy
parenting
puberty
special needs

Topics: puberty, menstruation.


Non-fiction


Uses simple text and colour illustrations to explain how to manage periods. It includes notes for parents, teachers and carers.


Age: 8+

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Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT

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Presenters/Workshops
Support services
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Upper primary
Lower secondary
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Teacher
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Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
contraception
families and friendships
gender diversity
parenting
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
relationships
safer sex
sex education
sexual diversity
special needs

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

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Special boys' business

Books
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
bodies
body image
parenting
puberty
special needs

Topics: puberty. Autism, special needs.


Non-fiction


A puberty resource written for boys with special needs, including intellectual disability, physical disability, communication disorder and Autism.


Age: 8+

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Tea and consent

Videos
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
International
consent
parenting

(2 min 50 sec animated video) Uses the analogy of making someone a cup of tea to explain the basics of sexual consent. (Age 14+)

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The sex education answer book

Books
Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
bodies
body image
consent
contraception
emotional literacy
families and friendships
gender
gender diversity
parenting
pornography
puberty
reproduction
relationships
friendships
romantic
sexual
safer sex
sex education
sexual diversity

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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The sustainable period project

Websites
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
International
adolescence
bodies
parenting
puberty
reproduction
sexual health

Free resources to help educate about re-usable and sustainable menstrual hygiene options including a free sample kit.

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WA Child Safety Services

Presenters/Workshops
Professional development
Agencies
Websites
Lower primary
Upper primary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
online
parenting
protective behaviours

WA Child Safety Services (WACSS) provide child safety education and training for children, young people, parents, educators and other professionals. Services include: professional learning, parent workshops, children's workshops and individual sessions.

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