For Parents

Other resources for you

A lot of people find it hard to talk to kids about sex and relationships. They might not know how to start the conversation or what to say to kids to help them stay safe. This page pulls together some great resources to help you along the way. 

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Kids whose parents yarn with them about sex and relationships often have sex at an older age and make safer choices than kids who are left to find out for themselves. This resource is all about the types of things mums and dads can be yarning with their kids about so they can have the skills and knowledge to have strong, safe and healthy relationships. (Produced by WA Health)

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These guides offer simple, easy-to-read information on many of the issues faced by parents from birth through adolescence. Topics include: being a dad, healthy families; role models; safe families; strong families; teenagers. Enter 'Aboriginal Parent Easy Guides' in the 'Search Keyword' box to access list of relevant guides. (Produced by Parenting SA)
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This website gives parents information to help kids have positive and safe online experiences. It includes information on sexting and pornography. (Produced by the Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner)

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This website has lots of tips and information for parents on topics such as building respectful relationships, dealing with breakups and staying safe online. (Produced by Kids Helpine)
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Taz Clay talks about his incredible journey from a transgender female to male Indigenous person. This video offers insights into the need to support youth finding their own sexual and gender identities. (Produced by Headspace) 
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Respectful relationships are important for the health and well-being of young people. This includes being respectful towards others and to themselves. This site contains posters, stories, case studies and other resources to help teach young people about respect.