Links

Below is a selection of links to useful sites and organisations. To report a broken link or to request your organisation to be listed please use the form on our Contact page.

Western Australia

WA AIDS Council
The WA AIDS council, established in 1985, leads the Western Australian community in the provision of a wide range of services in the prevention of HIV, and the treatment and care of people living with HIV/AIDS.
www.waaids.com

FPWA Sexual Health Services
Since its inception in 1972, the Family Planning Association of WA (Inc) has evolved as a provider of specialist services in sexual and reproductive health.
www.fpwa.org.au

Freedom Centre
The Freedom Centre provides a safe social space, information, support and referral for young gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, transgender and questioning youth. Based in Perth Western Australia, FC is the only service of its kind in Australia.
www.freedom.org.au

Get The Facts
This wa based site gives young people in WA advice and accurate information on relationships and safer sex.
www.getthefacts.health.wa.gov.au

Department of Health WA
The Department of Health site provides information on health issues in WA as well as contacts and links for STIs and BBVs
www.public.health.wa.gov.au

Could I Have It? (Department of Health WA)
This is the Department of Health’s site for Chlamydia info, testing and treatment. There are also copies of the latest campaign info.
www.couldihaveit.com.au

Project X
ProjectX is a safe cyber space, information and support for men who have sex with men in WA. This site is for guys aged 18+ www.projectx.net.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Links

Health Insite
Health Insite is provided by the Australian Government on a range of health issues. On this site you can follow the links to find information on a variety of sexually transmitted infections (STIs or STDs) or go to any of the specific topic pages listed.
www.healthinsite.gov.au/topics/Sexually_
Transmitted_Infections

Queensland Health
This is Queensland Health’s youth site containing info about STIs, HIV, testing and safer sex
www.health.qld.gov.au/sexhealth

Marie Stopes
Marie Stopes International in Australia is part of the global Marie Stopes International partnership - a UK-based registered charity providing a full range of sexual and reproductive healthcare services to 4.8 million people worldwide in 38 countries across Africa, the Arab World, Europe, Latin America and Asia.
www.mariestopes.com.au

FPA NSW
Family Planning NSW has been providing reproductive and sexual health services in New South Wales for 80 years
www.fpahealth.org.au

SHINE South Australia
Shine SA is the lead sexual health agency in South Australia. Our site has been developed to provide you with information that can help you enjoy your relationships and sexual health with safety, pleasure and respect. www.shinesa.org.au


International

AVERT
AVERT is an international AIDS Charity and provides information on HIV and AIDS
www.avert.org

Condom Essential Wear (NHS UK)
This site is provided by the UK NHS and contains information and support on a range of sexual health issues including condom use.
www.condomessentialwear.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why practise safe sex?

There are really good reasons why sexually active people should practise safe sex:

  • You can’t tell whether someone has an STI based on how they look

  • STIs are common

  • Just because you don’t have symptoms doesn’t mean that you don’t have an STI

Want to know more about condoms, STIs or
safe sex
? Check out the links page for more information.

Why use condoms?

Condoms are the best way to protect yourself and your partner from HIV, chlamydia and many other STIs. Find out more.

What does testing involve?

The type of test or tests you have will depend on the type of sexual activity you have been involved in and what symptoms you have. It's important to remember that you can have and STI and not have any symptoms at all. Find out more.