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All good?

Agencies
Support services
Clinical services
Websites
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
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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Butterfly Foundation

Agencies
Support services
Websites
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
body image

Provides support for Australians who suffer from eating disorders and negative body image issues, and their carers.

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Counselling Online

Support services
Websites
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Australia
help seeking
media literacy
mental health

Communicate with a professional counsellor about an alcohol or drug related concern using text-interaction. This service is free for anyone seeking help with their own drug use or the drug use of a family member, relative or friend. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across Australia.

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eSafety Commissioner

Agencies
Guidelines
Professional development
Videos
Websites
Lower primary
Upper primary
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 a teen should know about the HPV vaccine

Videos
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Australia
health literacy
immunisation
STIs and BBVs

A four-minute video about the HPV vaccine featuring Australian teenagers.

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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
Upper primary
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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FPNSW: Family Planning NSW

Agencies
Clinical services
Professional development
Presenters/Workshops
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
consent
contraception
families and friendships
multicultural
parenting
puberty
reproduction
sex education
special needs
STIs and BBVs

Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout NSW. Includes a section for teachers.

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Gender Spectrum

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Lower primary
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Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
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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How to use a condom

Videos
Websites
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
contraception
health literacy
parenting
sexual
safer sex

An animation from the Get The Facts website demonstrating how to use a condom correctly.

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It’s about more than just sex: curricula and educational materials to help young people achieve better sexual and reproductive health (2013)

Research and reports
Free books/brochures
Professional development
Games
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
International
adolescence
parenting
sex education
sexual health

The toolkit provides descriptions of high-quality, adult- and youth-led curricula designed to improve youth sexual and reproductive health.

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Kids Helpline

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Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
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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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
Agencies
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

Agencies
Presenters/Workshops
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 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

Agencies
Presenters/Workshops
Support services
Clinical services
Professional development
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
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 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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