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Employment opportunities

Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT Inc is a health promotion charity based in Canberra, Australia. SHFPACT's purpose is improved sexual and reproductive health for the Canberra Community. We currently have the following employment opportunities.

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Casual Tutor Client Position Available

Would you like to be part of a team training medical students and nurses in practical skills in female sexual & reproductive health?

SHFPACT is looking for a woman for approximately six hours work a year as a tutor client/model. This role involves vaginal speculum examinations.

For more information please contact Hilary Freeman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 02 62473077.

Notice of AGM 2019

 

SHFPACT Council invites Members and Friends to the Annual General Meeting of Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT Incorporated (SHFPACT) to be held on Thursday 5 December 2019 5.30pm for 6.00pm start at Level,1 28 University Avenue Canberra ACT.

Planning a pregnancy tips

Deciding that you're ready to start trying for a baby can be an exciting time. There can be feelings of eagerness, anticipation, and often some nerves. Here we provide some tips and tools to help you plan and prepare for pregnancy in a positive, proactive way.

Unplanned Pregnancy

What should you do if you think you might be pregnant and how can SHFPACT help?

Many women are faced with an unplanned pregnancy at some time in their life and it is estimated that approximately 200,000 unplanned pregnancies occur in Australia every year.

Protecting yourself from Sexually Transmitted Infections

Protecting yourself and your sexual partners from STIs is important and easy.

On this page you'll find all the info about Sexually Transmissible Infections ( STIs). The best way to protect yourself from STIs is still with a condom and if you are sexually active having a regular sexual health check-up is a vital part of staying health and in control of your sexual health status.

Enjoying Sex Safely

Safe sex is sexy. Sex is meant to feel good and be fun, but it can be risky if not treated with respect. When entering into sexual relations with someone, the first thing you should do is talk about it and make sure you seek consent. Always ask someone before you start touching them or engaging in intercourse. This article talks about: safe sex, consent, decision making,  STIs, unplanned pregnancy, emergency contraception, and where to go if you need advice or help.

Canberra Menopause Centre

Find out how menopause may affect your life and what The Canberra Menopause Centre can do for you.

Based at SHFPACT, The Canberra Menopause Centre is a dedicated service for those seeking information, support and medical management of menopause symptoms.

Menopause is the stage of life when periods cease. This occurs when the ovaries are no longer producing eggs, and is a natural life event. Menopause has three stages: perimenopause, menopause and post-menopause.

How hormones impact mental health

 

What's the connection between hormones and mental health? How do our hormonal changes affect our emotional wellbeing? And what are some ways we can nurture positive mental health?

To answer all these questions and more Jo Roberts of Jean Hailes recently spoke to Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Jayashri Kulkarni AM.

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