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  1. Contraception - intrauterine devices (IUD)

    26 Oct 2020

    An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small contraceptive device that is put into the uterus (womb) to prevent pregnancy...

  2. Contraception - condoms for men

    09 Jun 2020

    Condoms are the most effective way to reduce your risk of contracting a sexually transmissible infection (STI) during sex...

  3. Contraception - the mini pill

    22 Dec 2019

    The two types of oral contraception available in Australia are the combined pill, known as "the Pill", and the mini pill...

  4. Contraception - choices

    28 Nov 2019

    The method of contraception you choose will depend on your general health, lifestyle and relationships...

  5. Contraception - diaphragms

    08 Nov 2019

    The diaphragm acts as a barrier method of contraception...

  6. Contraception - injections for men

    08 Nov 2019

    Contraceptive injections for men are not yet available in Australia, but clinical studies suggest that they may provide a safe, effective and reversible method of male contraception in the future...

  7. Contraception - condoms for women

    08 Nov 2019

    The female condom is effective in preventing an unplanned pregnancy and protecting against sexually transmissible infections (STIs)...

  8. Abortion information translated into community languages

    24 Sep 2019

    In Victoria, you can have two types of abortion: surgical and medication. Both types are safe and reliable. You can have a medication abortion up to nine weeks of pregnancy. You can have a surgical...

  9. Contraception - tubal ligation

    18 Sep 2019

    Sterilisation is a permanent method of contraception that a woman can choose if she is sure that she does not want children in the future...

  10. Contraception - emergency contraception

    21 Aug 2019

    It is best to take emergency contraception as soon as possible, ideally within 24 hours of having unprotected sex, but it still works well within 96 hours (four days)...