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Teens sexual health: services, resources and links

9-15 years

On this page, you and your child can find information about sexual health services and resources for teenagers throughout Australia, as well as contact details and links.

Australia wide

Australian Government – Young people and STIs
This website gives young people important information about the transmission, symptoms, treatment and prevention of sexually transmissible infections (STIs).

Reach Out – Sex and relationships
This website has lots of teenage-friendly information about sexual health for young people. 

Australian Capital Territory

Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT
This organisation provides services to help improve sexual and reproductive health for the Canberra community, including young people.

New South Wales

Gen Q
This is a network of young people and welfare services who work together to support young same-sex-attracted and gender-variant people.

Twenty 10
This organisation provides counselling, information and support services to help people live healthy, well-adjusted lives within the lesbian, gay and related communities.

Northern Territory

Clinic 34
This is a specialist sexual health service providing testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C. The service is provided by the Northern Territory Government Department of Health. It has clinics in Alice Springs, Darwin, Katherine, Nhulunbuy and Tennant Creek.

Family Planning NT
This non-profit organisation provides safe and confidential access to reproductive and sexual health services, education and information.

Queensland

Queensland Government – Sexual health
This Queensland Government website has information for young people about sexually transmitted infections, unplanned pregnancy and contraception. It can help you find a clinic near you to get a sexual health check.

South Australia

SHine SA
This organisation works with communities to improve the sexual health and wellbeing of South Australians. It offers information, counselling and other support for young people.  

Tasmania

Family Planning Tasmania
This non-profit organisation provides sexual health education and clinic services in Tasmania. It has clinics in Glenorchy, Burnie and Launceston and offers outreach services in other areas.

Sexual Health Service Tasmania
This service offers diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) as well as counselling and support for sexual health and wellbeing issues. It has clinics in Hobart, Launceston and Devonport.

Victoria

Family Planning Victoria
This organisation helps people make informed decisions about reproductive and sexual health and wellbeing. It has particular expertise in education, training and clinical services for young people.

Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
This is a free, walk-in clinic that provides testing and treatment for sexually transmissible infections.

Royal Children’s Hospital – Young People’s Health Service
This is a service for young people aged 12-24 years who are experiencing homelessness and/or marginalisation. It is based in Melbourne CBD providing primary health services, including sexual health services.  

Royal Women’s Hospital – Unplanned pregnancy support
This service supports women who have an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy. It provides information, counselling, advocacy and referrals to help them make decisions about their pregnancy options.

Sexual Assault Crisis Line
This after-hours telephone service provides counselling for victims and survivors of past and recent sexual assault. 

Youth Central – Relationships and sexual health
This webpage has lots of information and links related to sexual health and relationships. 

Western Australia

Get the Facts
This website has information and support on sexual health and relationships for young people in Western Australia.

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Last updated or reviewed
13-09-2016

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