Pornography

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Cyber savvy

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Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
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Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
pornography
friendships
romantic
sexual
sexting

A web resource developed in Western Australia to help young people prevent and address problems associated with online behaviour, particularly image-sharing.

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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
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Teacher
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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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Get the Facts - 'Laugh and Learn' videos

Videos
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
body image
contraception
gender
law
media literacy
online
pornography
protective behaviours
puberty
relationships
romantic
sexual
safer sex
sexting
sexualisation
STIs and BBVs

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.

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Is pornography real or fake?

Q&As
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
Student FAQs
media literacy
pornography

Pornography is almost always fictional and not 'real'. It does not convey an accurate representation of adult sexual behaviours and desires.

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Porn and your kids factsheet

Guidelines
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
consent
parenting
pornography

1 page factsheet with tips on how and why to talk about kids about pornography.

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Relationships, sex and other stuff

Free books/brochures
Books
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
bodies
consent
contraception
gender
gender diversity
law
LGBTI
online
pornography
puberty
relationships
friendships
romantic
sexual
safer sex
sexual diversity
sexting

A WA Department of Health booklet for teenagers addressing friends and relationships, sex and pregnancy.

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Sex Ed Rescue

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Websites
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
families and friendships
gender diversity
parenting
pornography
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
relationships
romantic
sexual
safer sex
sex education
sexual diversity

Sex Ed Rescue is run by Cath Hakanson, a sex educator who helps parents to get the knowledge, skills and confidence to have conversations with their children about sex and relationships. This site offers videos, resources, books reviews, and a free 5 day sex ed bootcamp. Sex Ed Rescue also have a parent Facebook Group that offers opportunities for parents to seek feedback on specific topics and scenarios.

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Sexting and young people (2015)

Research and reports
Teacher
Parent
Australia
consent
law
media literacy
online
parenting
pornography
protective behaviours
relationships
sex education
sexting

47% of young people have engaged in sending and receiving sexually suggestive pictures (sexting). Report to the Criminology Research Advisory Council.

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Sexual behaviours in children and young people

Guidelines
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
pornography
protective behaviours
romantic
sexual
sex education
sexualisation
special needs

A traffic light guide to identify, understand and respond to sexual behaviours

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Sexual Health Quarters (SHQ)

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Presenters/Workshops
Support services
Clinical services
Professional development
Programs
Social media
Websites
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
contraception
families and friendships
help seeking
immunisation
gender diversity
LGBTI
mental health
pornography
reproduction
relationships
romantic
sexual
safer sex
sex education
sexual diversity
sexual health
sexting
sexual abuse
STIs and BBVs

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.

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Tagged

Videos
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Australia
adolescence
consent
law
pornography
friendships
romantic
sexual
bullying
sexting
sexualisation

(18min 19 sec live cast video) The impact of image sharing and non-consensual image sharing (image based abuse). (Age 14+)

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Talk Soon. Talk Often: a guide for parents talking to their kids about sex

Books
Free books/brochures
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
bodies
body image
consent
contraception
emotional literacy
gender
intersex variations
gender diversity
LGBTI
media literacy
parenting
pornography
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
friendships
romantic
sexual
safer sex
sexual diversity
special needs

A WA Department of Health booklet developed to support parents to initiate regular and relaxed conversations with their children about relationships and sexuality. Age and stage appropriate information for parents with children birth to teens. First published 2011, updated in 2019.

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The practical guide to love, sex and relationships

Programs
Teacher notes
Videos
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Australia
consent
families and friendships
gender
health literacy
law
LGBTI
pornography
puberty
reproduction
relationships
friendships
romantic
sexual
sex education
sexual diversity
sexual abuse
STIs and BBVs

A teaching resource from the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, exploring relationships, sexual consent, equity and sexual and reproductive health.

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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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Top tips from Talk soon. Talk often.

Free books/brochures
Guidelines
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
families and friendships
gender
gender diversity
media literacy
pornography
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
friendships
safer sex
special needs

Top 20 tips for talking to kids about relationships and sexuality and the top 10 reasons why we must talk soon and often. An A4 flyer that outlines the tips included in the Talk soon. Talk often book on page 10-11 and 76-77. 

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Young people, sex and relationships: The new norms (2014)

Research and reports
Teacher
Parent
International
adolescence
families and friendships
online
pornography
relationships
romantic
sexual
safer sex
sex education
sexting

A UK report that examines how young people can be educated about sex and relationships in this age of digital, mobile communications .

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Youth Educating Peers (YEP) Project

Agencies
Presenters/Workshops
Support services
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Western Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
contraception
families and friendships
gender diversity
law
LGBTI
online
pornography
puberty
reproduction
relationships
safer sex
sexual diversity
sexting
STIs and BBVs

The Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia's (YACWA) YEP Crew support and educate young people in relationships, sexual health and blood-borne virus issues. They run a variety of interactive workshops for young people that run from 45 min to 1.5 hours and are led by peer educators. Topics include: respectful relationships and consent; STIs and BBVs; contraception; gender and sexuality; the technosexual world; sex and the law.

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Youth Law Australia

Agencies
Support services
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
consent
help seeking
law
online
parenting
pornography
sexting

Provides free, confidential legal information and help for young people under 25 in Australia.

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Youth Wellbeing Project

Presenters/Workshops
Support services
Professional development
Social media
Free books/brochures
Agencies
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
families and friendships
media literacy
parenting
pornography
relationships
romantic
sexual
sex education

Assists people who work with youth, and young people themselves, in the area of relationships and sexuality education.