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Take the test… its easy as!

Taking the test… By getting tested for an STI you’re showing that you care about your health and wellbeing. It gives you a huge advantage and is the responsible thing…

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How to play safe – online dating

Grindr, Tinder, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat… dating apps and social media platforms have made it easier than ever to meet new people. As with traditional dating, you want to keep…

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Visiting a Youth Health Service

A Youth Health WHAT?  What is a Youth Health Service? And what should you expect when you visit one?  A Youth Health Service is a FREE, SAFE, & CONFIDENTIAL place…

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7 ways to Play Safe at schoolies

Schoolies will involve a lot of “first times” for many students. So we want to ensure every experience is awesome but safe. Here are 7 things you need to think…

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Pubic Lice

Jiminy crotch crickets! It’s time to talk about Pubic Lice, also known as Crabs.   What are they?  Lice are tiny blood-sucking insects, while nits are the eggs they lay. These…

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World AIDS Day

What’s World AIDS Day? Held worldwide on 1st December each year, World AIDS Day provides an opportunity for everyone to: Remember those who lost their lives to HIV and AIDS…

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Doctors. They’re not that scary

Making an appointment and visiting a medical centre or sexual health clinic can be overwhelming. Just like anyone else, young people under 18 years of age have the right to …

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Thrush

It can often make women feel embarrassed, miserable and even dirty. But thrush, also called Candidiasis, is more common than you think! It happens in around 50% of women at…

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Landscaping – Pubic hair styling and removal

Au Naturel’, ‘Brazilian’, and anything in between. It’s totally up to you on how you choose to style or groom your pubic hair (pubes). How do you remove pubic hair?…

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What is gonorrhoea?

Hey, Nurse Nettie here for a quick chat about gonorrhoea or “Gono” for short. I’ve even heard it called the “Clap” (no round of applause please!). Gonorrhoea is an STI…

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Wrap your tool

We’re all told time and time again to use condoms to reduce the chance of pregnancy and STIs. But it’s not very often we’re told how they work. Body fluids…

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Penile Discharge

What’s normal? For guys, the urethra runs through the middle of the penis to the opening at the head of the penis (glans), and carries urine (pee) during urination or…

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Vaginal Discharge

What’s normal and not normal? All women have some vaginal discharge (fluid or semisolid substance that flows out of the vaginal opening). It’s a way the body maintains a healthy…

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Penis 101

No matter how often guys hear the expression ‘size doesn’t matter’, chances are they’ve, at some stage, worried about the size, shape, look, and ability of their penis. Here are…

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Vagina 101

There’s a lot of confusion about what the vagina ‘should’ look, feel or smell like. So, here are some simple facts (vagina 101) to clear the rumours. The vagina is…

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Boobs 101

Jugs, sweater stretchers, airbags, tits, hooters, lung protectors, bongos, knockers, melons, gazongas, frost detectors, honkers, fun bags, boobs, bazookas, boobies… BREASTS! Young women often worry about their breasts. Are they…

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What is herpes?

  Herpes is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are two types:  HSV 1 (usually known as cold sores) and HSV 2 (usually known as genital herpes). It’s…

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What is anal sex?

Bottom, ring, anus, butt or arse… Whether male or female we all have one! And just like our genitals, our anus is very sensitive and can be part of sex.…

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What is contraception?

Talking with your friends and supportive adults, and visiting websites such as Play Safe can help you make healthy choices about how to protect yourself if you’re sexually active. It’s…

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What are periods?

Aunty Flo, rags, blob, shark week, have the painters in, closed for business, being a girl, opening the flood gates, the red river, leak week, that time of the month……

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Condoms: Get the facts

Here are some facts about condoms that you probably didn’t know… Condoms aren’t always made of latex Some of the first condoms ever used were made of animal guts. True!…

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What is oral sex?

Giving head, going down, blow jobs Sound familiar? You’ve probably heard these before, maybe even had a laugh about the different words. Or maybe you and your friends use other…

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Small word. Big expectations.

  SEX. It’s amazing how such a small word can seem so huge. Sex can make us feel curious and excited. It can also make us nervous, embarrassed, and clueless.…

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