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.
Information on STIs and BBVs, places to get testing and treatment - written and audio translations in over 20 languages.
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(.
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.
Canadian guidelines for sexual health education (2019)
Provides a framework for developing and evaluating evidence-based sexual health education in the Canadian context.
Developing sexual health programmes - a framework for action (WHO)
Developed by the World Health Organization (2010), this framework can be used to develop a comprehensive, community-based sexual health program.
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
Family Planning Tasmania
Family Planning Tasmania provides expert sexual and reproductive health services. Non-judgemental and caring clinical services for all, and education programs for professionals and people of all stages of life. They are vocal advocates for sexual and reproductive health rights and community awareness. They offer the following services: clinical services, education consultancy and advice, advocacy, health promotion, accurate and up-to-date information and resources.
Family Planning Welfare Association of Northern Territory (FPWNT)
A non-profit Australian Organisation, which aims to promote sexual health and rights for everyone in the Northern Territory of Australia. Offers all people safe and confidential access to reproductive and sexual health services, education and information. Specialise in advice and care on contraception, pregnancy, medical abortion, cervical screening, sexually transmitted infections, menopause, general sexual health issues plus more.
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.
Growing and developing healthy relationships annual website report (2018-2019)
Annual analytics and updates of the Department of Health's GDHR website
Gynaecological Awareness Information Network (GAIN)
GAIN is a not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers who provide women with the opportunity, knowledge, confidence and support to obtain optimal gynaecological and sexual health.
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.
Hepatitis Western Australia (HepWA)
Hepatitis WA is a community based organisation which provides free services to support people affected by hepatitis A, B and C. They aim to reduce discrimination and stigma directed at people living with viral hepatitis and raise community awareness. The provide guest speakers, education workshops and community stalls.
HIV - What it means to have HIV
5.45min animation showing HIV from point of diagnosis to treatment and how to stay healthy.
International technical guidance on sexuality education: an evidence informed approach (2018)
This document is based on a rigorous review of evidence on sexuality education programs for 5-18 year olds. It is aimed at education and health-sector decision makers and professionals.
It’s about more than just sex: curricula and educational materials to help young people achieve better sexual and reproductive health (2013)
The toolkit provides descriptions of high-quality, adult- and youth-led curricula designed to improve youth sexual and reproductive health.