Welcome to Family Planning Queensland
Consider making a donation to FPQ to support a healthier Queensland this holiday season. Giving feels great.
FPQ has been the leading provider of sexual and reproductive health and education services throughout Queensland for over 40 years out of 9 centres statewide. FPQ provides health care along with tools and knowledge for people to make informed decisions to stay healthy and safe.
Consider making a donation to FPQ to support a healthier Queensland. All donations over $2 are tax-deductible. Giving feels great.
New vodcast: Supporting people with disability to enjoy healthy relationships
FPQ partnered with National Disability Services and House With No Steps to develop a vodcast for workers about supporting people with a disability to talk about and explore what is healthy, safe and respectful when it comes to sexuality and relationships. View now.
Read all about it in the FPQ eNews
Check out FPQ’s latest newsletter distributed to FPQ members.
SH&FPA Statement on Emergency Contraception
New reports call into question whether the emergency contraceptive pill is effective for women of any weight. SH&FPA provides insights and alternatives. Read statement.
Contraception Handbook now available online
The third edition of Contraception: an Australian clinical practice handbook is now available in both online and hard cover formats, thanks to another national collaboration of Family Planning medical experts. Update your knowledge and subscribe/purchase your copy today.
Now available: Teaching Units for years 5-6, 7, 8 and 9-10
These sexuality and relationships education teaching resources are mapped to QCAR Essential Learnings, ACARA HPE Shape Paper and the Australian Curriculum General Capabilities. Delivered electronically in pdf format. Each includes: Unit Outline, Learning Activities and Assessment Task. On sale now for $40/Unit in FPQ’s online shop
“Time for Change” statement supports increased use of LARCs
Sexual Health & Family Planning Australia’s “Time for Change” statement makes 15 recommendations for action to support the increased use of Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) to reduce unintended pregnancy and abortion rates in Australia.
Survey of Secondary Students and Sexual Health
Are you in Year 10, 11 or 12? Take the 2013 National Survey of Secondary Students and Sexual Health, coordinated by Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at LaTrobe University. The survey is trying to find out what students in years 10, 11 and 12 know about health and sexual health. Shape the future of sexual health education! Take the survey
Young people speak out
Young people with a care experience recently created a vodcast about why sexuality and relationships education is important to them, to influence policy and decision makers in Queensland. Their key message is that knowledge is power and children and young people in care need the adults in their lives to feel confident to talk about sexuality, relationships and sexual health.
Listen to what they have to say