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Family Planning Australia

Family Planning Australia is NSW's leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services. They are experts on reproductive and sexual health and provide clinical services and health information to people throughout NSW.

Vision and mission

Their vision is for all people to have high quality reproductive and sexual health. Their mission is to enhance the reproductive and sexual health and rights of our communities by supporting all people to have control over and decide freely on all matters related to their reproductive and sexual health throughout their life.

How Family Planning Australia can help

They provide clinical services, health promotion and education and training at clinics across NSW.

They provide health information, education and training for doctors, nurses, midwives, teachers and other health, education and welfare professionals.

Their Talkline service provides a confidential, non-judgemental telephone and email information and referral service for all who need advice across NSW.

They also work to provide reproductive and sexual health services in the Pacific through funding from Australian aid and donations.

Information lines / help lines

  • Call Talkline on 1300 658 886 Mon to Fri, 8am to 8pm AEST

Programs and apps and tools

Recommended links

This information was originally published on healthdirect - Family Planning Australia.

Last reviewed: January 2023

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Genital Herpes | Family Planning NSW

Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types of herpes simplex virus.

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My Girlfriend is Pregnant | Family Planning NSW

Finding out your girlfriend is pregnant may take you by surprise and make you feel all sorts of emotions. It's important to think about how being a father will affect you.

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Contraception options | Family Planning NSW

What Suits Me? Contraception Options for Girls and Guys is Family Planning NSWs premier resource about contraception, for 14-24 year olds

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Yarning about contraception | Family Planning NSW

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Periods | Family Planning NSW

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IUD Removal | Family Planning NSW

What is an IUD? An IUD (intrauterine device) is a form of contraception that is inserted into the uterus. There are two types of IUDs: the hormonal IUD (Mirena) - a small plastic T-shaped device that contains progestogen the copper IUD - a small plastic device with copper wire wrapped around it An IUD can usually be removed easily by a doctor or nurse. Both types of IUDs are

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What's New | Family Planning NSW

Aboriginal Contraception kit The Aboriginal contraception is a teaching resource designed for Aboriginal Health Workers. The artwork was created by an Aboriginal artist to incorporate images that reflect Aboriginal culture. The kit contains samples of the variety of contraceptives available, information about contraception and resources that Aboriginal Health Workers can use

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Non-English speaking | Family Planning NSW

Every day we listen to, care for, treat and support people from diverse backgrounds who have concerns about their reproductive and sexual health.

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Know Your Health: Pregnancy options | Family Planning NSW

This booklet is for people who are pregnant and are not sure what to do.

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Unplanned Pregnancy: Abortion | Family Planning NSW

This fact sheet is for women who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and want information about abortion. Abortion is when a pregnancy is terminated (ended).

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