BBIs and BBVs

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2017 'Is it like one of those infectious kind of things?' The importance of educating young people about HPV and HPV vaccination at school

Research and reports
Australia
preventative health
STIs and BBVs

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.

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2018 6th National survey of Australian secondary students and sexual health

Research and reports
Australia
sexual diversity
gender diversity
safer sex
sex education
sexting
STIs and BBVs

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.

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Everything a teen should know about the HPV vaccine

Videos
preventative health
STIs and BBVs

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

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Family Planning Victoria (FPV)

Agencies
Presenters/Workshop
Support services
Clinical services
Professional development
Social media
Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
sexual diversity
gender diversity
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
families
friendships
sex education
STIs and BBVs

Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout Victoria. Includes a section on school programs.

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FPNSW: Family Planning NSW

Australia
consent
puberty
reproduction
sex education
STIs and BBVs

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

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Get the Facts - 'Laugh and Learn' videos

Videos
Western Australia
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
body image
gender
law
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
puberty
safer sex
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.

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HIV - What it means to have HIV

Videos
Western Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
multicultural
safer sex
sexual health
STIs and BBVs

5.45min animation showing HIV from point of diagnosis to treatment and how to stay healthy.

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Infection Protection

Games
safer sex
STIs and BBVs

Infection Protection is an online sexual health education game for students.

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Let's talk about where babies come from

Book
International
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
bodies
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
families
sex education
STIs and BBVs

Topics: sex education, conception, reproduction, families, bodies.


Non-fiction


Comics and cartoons outlining:  similarities and differences between girls and boys, growing up, reproductive organs, how babies are made, what sex is, what is love, same sex attraction, conception, pregnancy, different types of birth, genetics (e.g. hair colour), different kinds of families, keeping safe (consensual touch), HIV (but not other STI/BBVs). A book that parents/teachers can read to younger children, or older children can read themselves. 

Book review by Cath Hak 4min 36sec.


Age: 7 to 11 years.

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Let's Yarn!

Websites
Western Australia
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
safer sex
sex education
STIs and BBVs

Let’s Yarn! has been developed to make it easier for educators, parents and health professionals to talk to young Aboriginal people about ways of developing strong, safe and healthy relationships. The website brings together useful resources developed by WA Health and other government and non-government agencies around Australia.

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People 1st Programme

Agencies
Presenters/Workshop
Support services
Western Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
help seeking
sexual diversity
gender diversity
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
friendships
safer sex
sex education
sexting
special needs
STIs and BBVs

The People 1st Programme (PIP) supports people with an intellectual disability in human relationships, protective education and sexuality, along with parents, carers and service providers. Services are available in the Perth metropolitan area and regional WA.

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Queensland Health animated slide shows

Videos
safer sex
STIs and BBVs

Animated slide shows on sexual health topics produced by Queensland Health.

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Quiz Quest

Games
Western Australia
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
bodies
safer sex
STIs and BBVs

A WA Department of Health interactive game to test teenagers' knowledge of sexual health.

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Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program

Agencies
Western Australia
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
health education
help seeking
immunisation
multicultural
puberty
reproduction
families
safer sex
sex education
sexting
STIs and BBVs

The WA Department of Health - Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program provides sexual health information and resources for the community, health professionals and educators. Funds service providers to deliver free and low cost education sessions, professional development, clinical appointments, testing and treatment.

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SHQ (Sexual Health Quarters)

Agencies
Presenters/Workshop
Support services
Clinical services
Professional development
Social media
Western Australia
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
bodies
consent
help seeking
pornography
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting
STIs and BBVs

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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True (Family Planning Queensland)

Agencies
Clinical services
Professional development
Support services
Australia
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
bodies
consent
help seeking
sexual diversity
gender diversity
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting
special needs
STIs and BBVs

Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout Queensland. Includes a section specific to schools and teachers.

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What is an STI?

Videos
Western Australia
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
multicultural
safer sex
sexual health
STIs and BBVs

3min 20 sec animation outlining what an STI is, possible symptoms, prevention and treatment.

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Young Deadly Free

Websites
Australia
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
multicultural
romantic
sex education
STIs and BBVs

An Australian website with resources designed for Aboriginal communities in syphilis outbreak areas (and the health professionals and educators working in these areas). Includes information on STIs and BBVs. Animations, videos, factsheets, posters and TV and radio ads. Sign up to their monthly newsletter for news on new resources and emerging topics.

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Young Deadly Free animations and TV adverts

Videos
safer sex
sex education
STIs and BBVs

Resource developed for Aboriginal communities with animations and videos of young Aboriginal people yarning about topics such as: getting a check up; STIs; syphilis; HIV; PrEP; testing; etc.

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Youth Empowerment Against HIV (YEAH)

Websites
Australia
Upper secondary
Teacher
safer sex
sexual health
STIs and BBVs

Youth Empowerment Against HIV/AIDS (YEAH) is Australia's largest online and face-to-face engagement connecting young people with sexual health information and supporting young people to take control of their sexual health through participation and leaderships. YEAH deliver peer led workshops/events, train young people to be peer educators and distribute free safe sex kits.