Sexting

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2015 Sexting and young people

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

Research and reports
Australia
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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Cyber Savvy

Websites
adolescence
sexting
friendships

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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Girls like that and other plays

Book
Adolescence
Sexuality education
Cyberworld
Fiction
adolescence
body image
emotional literacy
lgbti
puberty
sexting
friendships

Topics: sexting, LGBTI, sexual diversity, families, transgender, gender diversity.


Fiction


'Girls Like That' explores the pressures caused by technology when a schoolgirls naked photograph goes viral.

'Banana Boys' is about the challenge of being on the school football team and being secretly gay.

'Holloway Jones' is a about with growing up with a parent in prison.

'Pronoun' is about two childhood sweethearts dealing with the fact that one of them, Isabella, has come out as transgender.


Ages: 13+

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Let's talk about sex

Book
Sexuality education
adolescence
bodies
lgbti
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting

Topics: sex education


Non-fiction


Biological and psychological information about sex: from puberty and conception to birth control and STIs, including sections on the body, families and babies, and sexual health. New edition includes expanded information on internet, texting safety, contraception and LGBT.


Age: Parents and teachers of pre-teens and teens.

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Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner

Websites
adolescence
help seeking
pornography
sexting
friendships

A one-stop-shop for online safety, including classroom resources, outreach programs, school policies and parent resources.

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Reachout.com

Australia
adolescence
body image
emotional literacy
health education
help seeking
safer sex
sex education
sexting
friendships

Information, support and resources to help young people improve their understanding of mental health issues, develop resilience, and increase their coping skills and help-seeking behaviour.

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Sexual health

Western Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
help seeking
pornography
preventative health
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting
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 orientation, bodies and reproductive systems, safer sex and STIs, contraception, unintended pregnancy, sexting and porn, and more.

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Sexual Health

Western Australia
adolescence
health education
help seeking
preventative health
puberty
reproduction
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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Special needs

Western Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
emotional literacy
help seeking
media literacy
pornography
preventative health
protective behaviours
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting
friendships
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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Tagged

Videos
adolescence
consent
sexting
friendships

(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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True (formerly Family Planning Queensland)

Australia
adolescence
bodies
consent
help seeking
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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Youth Law Australia

Australia
adolescence
consent
help seeking
pornography
sexting

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