Male or female condoms are important forms of contraception that can prevent most sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unplanned pregnancy.
By practicing safe sex, you will prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infection (STIs) and minimise the risk of unplanned pregnancy.
Why contraception fails - and how to choose a method that works
New research shows that 4 in 10 women who get pregnant unintentionally are using contraception — which is why it's vital to choose the right method for you.
Some types of contraception (birth control) are easier to use or more effective than others - know how to make the best choice for you.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a tablet you can take daily to reduce your risk of infection if you are exposed to HIV. Learn more here.
PrEP, the pill that can stop HIV infection, on PBS from April 1
A drug that can prevent HIV infection known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or 'PrEP', is to be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Safe travels! 10 tips for a healthy holiday
Travel can be great, but there are some risks involved, especially overseas. Make the most of your holiday and have a safe trip by using these health tips.
Genital warts is a sexually transmitted infection that causes bumps on the genital areas. Learn about its treatment and prevention.
Testing times for HIV
While new notifications of HIV have generally stabilised, rates have increased among heterosexual people and indigenous people. Here's how to get tested for, and prevent, HIV.
Gonorrhoea (the clap)
Also known as 'the clap', gonorrhoea often has no symptoms. Learn how to spot symptoms, maintain and how gonorrhoea is treated.