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  • HIV prevention drug PrEP now available at our clinics

    Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is now available at FPV clinics to help people at risk avoid HIV infection. PrEP is the regular, daily use of anti-HIV medications by ‘at risk’ HIV-negative people to prevent HIV becoming HIV... Read More

  • Our LGBTIQ youth programs are changing

    Family Planning Victoria wish to announce that the LGBTIQ youth group, Splash (formerly known as YAK), will be ceasing operations, effective immediately. We are viewing this as very positive move and indeed, cause for celebration. In 1993,... Read More

  • Can you use a fertility app as a contraceptive?

    Article by Kimberly Gillan, Coach. Republished with permission. Plenty of pregnancy-seeking women use fertility apps to try help them pinpoint their most fertile days each month, but can you use the same logic to protect you from unwanted... Read More

  • Why pleasure should be part of sex education in schools

    Family Planning Victoria's CEO Claire Vissenga spoke to The Australian newspaper about the concept of pleasure, and why it belongs in sex education. Family Planning Victoria wants kids to learn about pleasure in sex education Rebecca... Read More

  • Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) statement

    Family Planning Victoria believes that decisions about contraception should be made in partnership with a health care professional and that individuals should have access to accurate and unbiased information to inform their... Read More

  • Answers to the most Googled questions about sexual health

    We recently spotted a piece in Cosmopolitan on the most Googled sexual health questions and two of our experts produced some helpful answers to the top three searches.  1. What happens at a sexual health screening? What happens... Read More

  • Family Planning Victoria presents Splash

    Family Planning Victoria is proud to launch Splash – a new and improved program supporting young people of diverse sexes, sexualities and genders, formally known as YAK. Splash aims to support LGBTI young people to improve their... Read More

  • New Sexual Health Physician starting in October 2017

    The Action Centre will now offer a referral based sexual health physician service, specialising in Adolescent Sexual Health, Postpartum Women, and general women's reproductive and sexual health including sexually transmissible infections,... Read More