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Sexual Health and Relationship Wellbeing Significant Dates Calendar 2023

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SHINE SA, Posted on February 8, 2023 A new year presents itself with a great opportunity to raise awareness of the issues and topics we care about. Our Significant Dates Calendar is a list of 2023 events including Sexual Health Week, Mental Health Week, World Autism Day, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HIV Awareness Week to International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and...

Australia’s Annual Sexual Health Check Up: STIs are mostly down, but reductions in testing could be the cause

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 Kirby Institute (UNSW) – released Thursday 8 December 2022 Data released last month by the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney reveals how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted testing and diagnoses of sexually transmissible infections (STI) in Australia. The report titled HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia: Annual surveillance report shows that in 2021 there...

Major report on HIV in Australia released

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Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University, December 2022 A major national survey of Australians living with HIV has revealed more than 70 per cent of people living with HIV report their health-related quality of life to be good. This is very close to the target set in the current National HIV Strategy of 75 per cent of people living with HIV reporting good...

Gender equality indicators from the Australian Bureau of Statistics

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Australian Bureau of Statistics, continually updated Key ABS economic and social indicators measuring equality between males and females, including gender pay gap and life expectancy. Click picture to enlarge Contents: Key indicators Gender pay gap Work Education Health and wellbeing Crime Work-life balance The content presented in these indicators may not be the most recent data available...

Just Ask: Inclusive Language For Midwives And Birth Workers (Poster)

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A collaboration between Midwives Connecting Community, and Rainbow Families: September 05, 2022 Inclusive language is a way of acknowledging and respecting the diversity of peoples’ bodies, genders and relationships. As midwives and birth workers, using inclusive language supports people to feel safe within the health system, and acknowledges who they are. Using inclusive language doesn’t take...

New resources to support LGBTIQ+ community with online safety

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The eSafety Commissioner (Australia), released September 2022 The eSafety Commissioner has launched new resources to help the LGBTIQ+ community safely navigate the online world, featuring guidance on a range of issues, from dealing with trolls to meeting people online. LGBTIQ+ people are more than twice as likely to experience online hate speech than other Australians, with 30 per cent targeted...

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