Chapter 12 – Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs)


Family Planning NSW fact sheets:

HIV Genital herpes  Gonorrhoea  Genital warts Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Syphilis Trichomonas Vaginalis (VT) Chlamydia

Melbourne Sexual Health Centre fact sheets:

Mycoplasma genitalium Gonorrhoea Syphilis Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C HIV testing and results PrEP Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

New Zealand Herpes Foundation 

Australasian Sexual Health Alliance Australian STI Management Guidelines for use in primary care 

NSW STI Programs Unit – Excellent resources and information for healthcare practitioners

Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM), or phone: (02) 8204 0700

NSW Health – to view policies on your legal responsibilities

Sexual Health Plus – for a full list of NSW Sexual Health Services, or call the NSW Sexual Health Information Line on 1800 451 624

Multicultural HIV and Hepatitis Service (MHAHS) for HIV – information in a number of languages

(02) 9515 1234 Freecall: 1800 108 098 (NSW country) Email:

The Albion Centre

NSW HIV/AIDS Information Line (02) 9332 9700 | 1800 451 600 (outside Sydney)

ACON (AIDS Council of NSW)

(02) 9206 2000 | 1800 063 060 (outside Sydney) Email:

NSW Health Multicultural Health Communication for STIs, or phone: (02) 8753 5047 – information in a number of languages

Temple-Smith M (ed.) Sexual health: a multidisciplinary approach. Melbourne: IP Communications, 2014.

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