All organisations can play a role in improving sexual and reproductive health by providing reliable information, including non-judgemental sexual and reproductive health services.
Examples of key Victorian and national sources of information include:
Better Health Channel
Victorian Government website providing quality-assured, reliable, contemporary and locally relevant, health and medical information.
Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health
Organisation whose goal is that all rural Victorians have access to quality sexual health care, information and support that is tailored to their individual needs. Resources are available for health promotion and education, including online learning modules.
Family Planning Victoria
Provides reproductive and sexual health clinical services and information as well as professional development
for health and human service professionals, teachers and youth workers, including relationships and sexuality education for schools, education and health care resources
Provides health information, advice online and over the phone, and can locate various health services near you, phone 1800 022 222.
Health Translations Directory
Directory for health professionals and community members with reliable, accurate, and up to date health and wellbeing information in over 100 languages
linking to multilingual resources published by government departments, peak health bodies, hospitals, and community health and welfare organisations.
Jean Hailes for Women’s Health
Provides clinical care in women’s health issues from adolescence to midlife and beyond, consumer health information and health professional education on women’s health.
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC)
Provides clinical services to Victorians to manage and prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs), consumer health information and health professional education
Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health
A community-based organization for women from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Provides women’s health information resources in over 70 languages, works to increase migrant women's access to services, and provides training, research and advocacy.
National Cervical Screening program
Every five years, women aged 25 to 74 years should present for a cervical screening test. Together with the human papilloma virus immunisation, this is a cervical cancer prevention strategy.
Confidential, 24-hour phone line providing information and advice to Victorians about the care and health of children from birth to 18 years old, phone 13 22 29.
Royal Women’s Hospital
In addition to its women’s health services, the Royal Women’s Hospital provides evidence-based consumer health fact sheets on women’s health on its website.
Victorian Assisted Reproduction Treatment Authority (VARTA)
Independent information and support for individuals, couples and health professionals on fertility and issues related to assisted reproductive treatment
1800 My Options
An information service operated by Women's Health Victoria providing phone and web-based information on women’s sexual and reproductive health, including contraception, pregnancy options and health service providers in Victoria.