It’s not just the mechanics … children need lessons in life and love


The Guardian, Sunday 5 March 2017 11.05 AEDT The radical overhaul of sex and relationships education (SRE) announced by the [UK] government last week is very good news. Children will learn about healthy adult relationships from the age of four and sex education will become compulsory in all secondary schools. So, good news – but also long overdue, given the challenges faced by the young. Read...

SHine services over the holiday season


SHine SA, 14/12/2016 SHine SA services will be operating as follows over the Christmas/New Year period: For our Davoren Park, Noarlunga, and Hyde Street sites, plus Woodville site upstairs only (program staff and Office of the CEO), the last day of operation is Friday 23rdDecember 2016. These sites will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.   Our Woodville clinic is closed on weekends and...

New digital resource on revenge po*rn & cyberbullying in SA


The Law Society, 2 November 2016 The Law Society and University of Adelaide have launched a new digital cyberbullying resource which deals with new revenge porn laws that came into force in SA on Friday. A cyberbullying section has been added to the app Out of Bounds (previously called The Naked Truth), which also explains the laws surrounding unlawful sexual intercourse and sexting. The new...

Cutting Edge Issues in Sexuality and Relationships Education (Forum)


SHine SA, October 2016 You are warmly invited to an interactive forum which will be held as an adjunct to the Australasian Sexual Health Conference being held in Adelaide, November 2016. Who is this for? Teachers, community educators, health promotion officers, registered nurses and midwives, doctors, counsellors and other interested people. Forum Themes • Taking gender and sexual diversity...

Forum: Porn literacy: raising sexually intelligent young people


SHine SA, October 2016 In the words of Dr Marty Klein, Licensed Sex Therapist, Writer and Speaker: “In addition to death and taxes, there are two other things we can be sure of:  The internet is here to stay. Pornography is here to stay.” With that in mind, join us at our ReFRESH Forum as we discuss the need to equip our young people with the essential skills and strategies to...

SHine’s new free training for young people


SHine SA, May 2016 WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE? SHine SA is offering a dynamic and interactive Sexual Health and Youth Peer Education training program, free of charge. Young people completing this program will attain: • Knowledge and skills around sexual health • Confidence and leadership skills • A certificate of attendance for their resume Further details: If you work with a group of young people...

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SASHA is a current awareness service with news and views on various aspects of sexual health and sexuality, from a wide range of sources. These range from credible sources of sexual health and related information, to relevant opinion pieces in the media.